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  • Steve Hayes
    ... From: Gary Cannon To: Date sent: Wed, 22 Jul 2009 04:31:45 +1200 Subject:
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      Subject: [SOUTH-AFRICA] Rhodesian Rebellion 1896/7 - Mashonaland Casualties
      Part 8
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      The London Gazette Issue 26954 published on the 5 April 1898. Pages 2203 to
      2208. http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/search-by-number

      N.B.-these lists refer only to Mashonaland and do not include casualties in
      Matabeleland.

      List of Casualties (White Men) During the Mashonaland Rising

      Summary of Casualties to the 31st December, 1897:-

      List of Persons Reported Murdered or Missing.
      Note. - In the following list of murdered and missing no hope is entertained
      for any of those returned as missing. All bodies that have been found have
      been buried. Civilians, 114; Local Forces, 3; Imperial Troops, 1; B.S.A.
      Police 1-Total, 119

      GAMBIER, J. Cecil, June 22, 1896, Lomogondi District, Assayer and Surveyor,
      at
      Ayrshire Mine, murdered at Menene River on his way in to Salisbury. GIBSON,
      Thomas James, about June 20, 1896, Abercorn District, Carpenter and
      Prospector, GRAHAM, Harry, about June 19, 1896, Salisbury District,
      Storekeeper, Graham and White; body found August 3 GRANT, Henry James, about
      June 18, 1896, Charter District, Farmer, murdered at Altona Farm. GRAVENOR,
      Harry, June 17, 1896, Salisbury District, Farm Assistant, murdered at Porta
      Farm, Hunyani River. GRAY, Harry, about June 19, 1896, Salisbury District,
      Miner, murdered at Gloucester Reef and body thrown down shaft. GREYLING,
      Amelius, about June 20, 1896, Charter District, Farmer; body recovered and
      buried July 15, 1898. HARRY, Ernest Walby, about June 21, 1896, Abercorn
      District, reported by Zambesi boy to have been murdered at Quadzuda's Kraal.
      HARVEY, John Lawrence, June, 1896, Salisbury District. HEINE, Corlina
      Martina,
      about June 20 1896, Charter District, murdered 20 miles from Charter; body
      recovered and buried July 14 and 15, 1897. HEINE, Frederick, about June 20,
      1896, Charter District, murdered 20 miles from Charter; body recovered and
      buried July 14 and 15, 1897. HEINE, Mary, about June 20, 1896, Charter
      District, murdered 20 miles from Charter; body recovered and buried, July 14
      and 15, 897. HEINE, Thomas, about June 20, 1896, Charter District, murdered
      20
      miles from Charter; body recovered and buried July 14 and 15, 1897. HENCKENS,
      Anton Hubert, about June 20, 1896, Mazoe District, Prospector, known to have
      been with BENT prospecting near Mazoe River, last seen Mazoe Store about June
      12. HEPWORTH, John Charles, June 17, 1896, Hartley District, Mine Manager,
      Renny Tailyour Concession, believed to have been killed at Wallace's Farm,
      Hartley District. HERMANN, Louis, June 21, 1896, Abercorn District,
      Prospector, murdered at Makombi's Kraal. HERMISTON, July 24, 1896, Charter
      District, Trooper, Mashonaland Column, M.R.F., lost on march between Charter
      and Marandella's HITCHMAN, Henry Arthur, about June 20, 1896, Trader, body
      found at Nedizwi's Kraal, five miles from Headlands, August 20, 1896.
      HODGSON,
      Alfred, about June 21, 1896, Lomogondi District, Manager Deary's Store,
      murdered near Store

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    • Steve Hayes
      ... From: Gary Cannon To: Date sent: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 10:20:35 +1200 Subject:
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        From: "Gary Cannon" <grcannon@...>
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        Date sent: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 10:20:35 +1200
        Subject: [SOUTH-AFRICA] Rhodesian Rebellion 1896/7 - Mashonaland Casualties
        Part 12
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        The London Gazette Issue 26954 published on the 5 April 1898. Pages 2203 to
        2208. http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/search-by-number

        N.B.-these lists refer only to Mashonaland and do not include casualties in
        Matabeleland.

        List of Casualties (White Men) During the Mashonaland Rising

        Summary of Casualties to the 31st December, 1897:-

        Accidentally Killed
        Civilians, 1; Local Forces, 3; B.S.A. Police, 2-Total, 6

        BESTER, Susarah, June 20, 1896, Van der Merwe's Farm, near Enkeldoorn, wife
        of
        Mr. Bester, accidentally shot when natives attacked the farm. EARNSHAW, Harry
        Popplewell, Trooper Umtali Rifles, October 19, 1896, Gatzi's Kraal; shot
        himself in action. GORDON, George, Lieutenant and Adjutant, Umtali Rifles,
        September 29, 1896, near Headlands; revolver accident JENKINS, Henry, Trooper
        Umtali Rifles, August 4, 1896, Umtali; revolver accident PAYNE, John William,
        Trooper B.S.A.P., accidentally shot at Mazoe, Fort Alderson, died at
        Salisbury
        Hospital, June 16, 1897. TENNANT, Robert, Hospital-Sergeant B.S.A.P., fell
        off
        a rock and killed at Hartley, July 26, 1897.

        Accidentally Wounded
        Local Forces, 2; Imperial Troops, 1-Total, 3

        CARTER, H., Private W. Riding Regiment, October 18, 1896, rifle accident,
        causing compound fracture of foot DAY, Frederick Warren, Trooper Dismounted
        Troop R, H , September 28, 1896, 3rd Mazoe Patrol; dynamite. GIBBS, Joseph,
        Trooper Mounted Troop R.H., Salisbury, September, 1896; rifle bursting.

        Wounded at Commencement of Rising
        Civilians, 8; Local Forces, 1-Total, 9

        BESTER, Barnadus, June 20 1896, Charter District, Farmer, wounded at Van der
        Merwe's Farm. BROADBENT, Edward Charles, June 20, 1896, Abercorn District,
        Prospector, on his way to Abercorn Store CAPE, F. W., June, 1896, Lomogundi
        District, Prospector, on his way to Salisbury CARTWRIGHT, Charles, Trooper
        M.M.P., June 15, 1896, Lomogundi District, wounded at Drake's Farm. KROOK,
        Otto, June, 1896, Lomogundi District, Prospector, on his way into Salisbury
        DEANE, Joseph Francis, June 19, 1896, Abercorn District, Prospector, on his
        way to Abercorn Store STOCKFELT, June, 1896, Lomogundi District, on his way
        to
        Salisbury SIROYAN, James, June 19, 1896, Abercorn District, Prospector, on
        his
        way to Abercorn Store VAN DER MERWE, Hendrick, June 20 1896, Charter
        District,
        Farmer, wounded at Van der Merwe's Farm





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      • Steve Hayes
        ... From: Gary Cannon To: Date sent: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 10:23:37 +1200 Subject:
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          From: "Gary Cannon" <grcannon@...>
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          Date sent: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 10:23:37 +1200
          Subject: [SOUTH-AFRICA] Rhodesian Rebellion 1896/7 - Mashonaland Casualties
          Part 13 & last
          Send reply to: south-africa@...

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          The London Gazette Issue 26954 published on the 5 April 1898. Pages 2203 to
          2208. http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/search-by-number

          N.B.-these lists refer only to Mashonaland and do not include casualties in
          Matabeleland.

          List of Casualties (White Men) During the Mashonaland Rising

          Summary of Casualties to the 31st December, 1897:-

          Died from Other Causes
          Civilians, 2; Local Forces, 10; Imperial Troops, 1; B.S.A. Police 20-Total,
          33

          ARMSTRONG, Douglas Fyfe, Trooper, B.S.A.P., died in Salisbury, June 12, 1897,
          of fever. BEATY, John, Private, Medical Staff Corps, October 29, 1896,
          Marandella's Hospital; rheumatic fever and heart disease BEAUMONT, Samuel,
          Trooper, B.S.A.P., died on patrol near Salisbury, May 8, 1897, of fever.
          BELLENDEN, William, Corporal, B.S.A.P., died at Hartley, February 7, 1897;
          fever and dysentery. BIRKS, John Edward, Trooper, B.S.A.P., died at Umtali
          May
          21, 1897, of fever BRETT, Edward, Trooper, Mount Darwin Volunteers, died in
          Salisbury of fever, June 10, 1897. BUTCHER, Harry, Trooper, Natal Troop, died
          at Hartley, February 16, 1897, of fever. CAPLEN, Henry Stanley,
          Sergeant-Major, Umtali Garrison, July 18, 1896, Umtali Hospital; fever
          DAVIDS,
          Charles, Corporal, B.S.A.P., died at Fort Chiquaqua, April 23, 1897, of
          fever.
          DUDLEY, F. C., Sergeant, Umtali Rifles, died at Headlands, March 27, 1897.
          ERSKINE, James, Trooper, B.S.A.P., died in Salisbury, July 6, 1897, of fever.
          FISH, Albert, Trooper, B.S.A.P., found dead on veld near Marandella's, August
          7, 1897 FORSTER, John Lowry, Trooper, B.S.A.P., died at Hartley, March 23,
          1897, of fever. HALES, A. J., Trooper, died at Kunzi's from fever, December
          5,
          1897. HODGSON, Robert; Trooper, Natal Troop, July 14, 1896, Salisbury
          Hospital; fever HUNT, C., Trooper, Artillery Troop, R.H., November 28, 1896,
          Salisbury Hospital; fever JAY, Edgar, Corporal, B.S.A.P., died at Makowrie on
          27th December, 1897, of fever. LEE, Herman, Trooper, B.S.A.P., died at
          Hartley, June 30, 1897, of fever. LIVINGSTONE, William Kinloch, Trooper,
          B.S.A.P., died at Hartley, January 12, 1897, of fever. MCCORMICK, James,
          Trooper, B.S.A.P., died at Marandella's, May 11, 1897, of fever. MCGOWAN,
          James, Trooper, Artillery Troop, R.H., November 18, 1896, Salisbury Hospital;
          fever and jaundice MACVINNIE, William, Corporal, B.S.A.P., died in Salisbury,
          July 12, 1897, of fever. MAXWELL, William, Sergeant, B.S.A.P., found dead on
          veld near Fort Gibbs. 1897. NOY, Richard, about June 18, 1896, Salisbury
          District, Miner, on his way to Salisbury; fever OVERSTALL, Frederick,
          Trooper,
          B.S.A.P., died at Hartley. February 11, 1896, of fever ROWLAND, John Robert,
          July .14, 1896, Abercorn District; exhaustion, on his way into Salisbury
          after
          being rescued SCOTT, John, Trooper, B.S.A.P., died at Hartley, March 22,
          1897,
          of fever. SIMS, George, Trooper, B.S.A.P., died at Hartley, April 24, 1897,
          of
          fever. SLADE, William George, Bugler, White's Scouts, about July 7, 1896,
          Enkeldoorn Laager; dysentery VARNDELL, C. R., Sergeant, Natal Troop, died at
          Hartley, April 6, 1897, of fever. WATTS, Charles Edward, Trooper, B.S.A.P.,
          died in Salisbury, June 26, 1897, of fever. WHITE, Harry, Trooper, B.S.A.P.,
          died at Fort Chiquaqua, April 23, 1897, of fever. ZBORIL, Adolph, Volunteer,
          serving with Natal Troop, June 27, 1896, Salisbury Hospital; effects of the
          sun




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