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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
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