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Boer war record

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Dennis

Dennis Report 4 Dec 2012 12:43

Hi

Could I please ask if anyone could look up this from the Boer War 1899-1902 records

Morley, John Francis Evelyn, Imperial Yeomanry (sorry missed the comma after surname in original posting)

Thanks

Dennis

Mike *

Mike * Report 4 Dec 2012 12:52

Just for background reference

John Francis Evelyn Morley
Birth 20 Jul 1879 in Steyning, Sussex, England

parents
Wilbraham Evors Evelyn Morley 1844 – 1900
Anne Geraldine Lloyd 1854 – 1920

Dennis

Dennis Report 4 Dec 2012 12:58

Thanks Mike

There is also this

TfiE LONDON GAZETTE, MARCH 18, 1902
To be Lieutenants, with the temporary rank of Lieutenant in the Army:-
•J. F. E. Morley, Gent. Dated 14th January,1902.

London Times 26/08/02 (Tuesday)
The Plassy left for England Aug. 19 with the following on passage home:
5/Imperial Yeomanry. - Lt.-Col. W.C. Anderson, Maj. T.T. Pitman, Capts. H. Whyte, M.R. Backhouse, H.A. Cheape, A.L. Phillips, J.A. Turner, Lts. E. Morgan, A.R. Taylor, R.J.W. Leyden, C.W. Foreman , S. Baldwin, T.F.R. Parry, A.M. Bellingham, W.H. George, T.S. Palmer, J. Stephenson, H. Gwynne-Smith, J.F.E. Morley, J. McIntyre, A. Kingsnorth, T.R. Jackson, H.T. Hanson, H.P.Sinclaire and 665 men
Due Southampton Sept. 6

Dennis

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 4 Dec 2012 13:07

Hi Dennis

Do you already have the information regarding the divorce of John's parents?

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 4 Dec 2012 13:09

This him,,,


Boer War 1899-1902 - Soldier details

Name: MORLEY, John Francis Evelyn

Rank: Lieutenant
Soldier number:
Unit: Imperial Yeomanry
Notes: Wiltshire IY
Age:
Literary references: Tonbridge School Register 255


Units:
Rank: Unknown
Number:
Unit: Lumsden's Horse; served with



Dennis

Dennis Report 4 Dec 2012 13:39

Hi Holly

Yes I have those details.

Sue, that's him - any more information?

Dennis

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 4 Dec 2012 13:50

No That was all there was.


Edit This was from FMP somebody who has Ancestry may have more details.

Andrew

Andrew Report 4 Dec 2012 14:32

UK, Military Campaign Medal and Award Rolls, 1793-1949
about J F E Morley
Name: J F E Morley
Campaign or Service: South Africa - Second Boer War
Service Date: 1899-1902
Service Location: South Africa
Regiment or Unit Name: 15th Companry Imperial Yeomanry
Regimental Number: 18/06

K, Military Campaign Medal and Award Rolls, 1793-1949
about J F E Morley
Name: J F E Morley
Campaign or Service: South Africa - Second Boer War
Service Date: 1899-1902
Service Location: South Africa
Regiment or Unit Name: Lumsden's Horse
Regimental Number: 278

UK, Military Campaign Medal and Award Rolls, 1793-1949
about J F E Morley
Name: J F E Morley
Campaign or Service: South Africa - Second Boer War
Service Date: 1899-1902
Service Location: South Africa
Regiment or Unit Name: Natal Police

There are images for these records from Ancestry. Could some kind soul copy them for OP, please.

Andy

Dennis

Dennis Report 4 Dec 2012 15:04

Thanks Andrew and Sue for your help. You haven't by any chance come across a death for him? I know he was alive 1926.

UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960

Name: John Francis E Morley
Birth Date: abt 1879 Age: 47
Port of Departure: Durban, South Africa
Arrival Date: 20 Dec 1926
Port of Arrival: Southampton, England
Ports of Voyage: Algoa Bay [Port Elizabeth], Cape Town, East London
Ship Name: Armadale Castle
Shipping Line: The Union Castle Mail Steamship Company
Official Number: 118350

Proposed Address:- 9 Wilbraham Place, London SW1
Occupation:- Civil Servant
Travelling First Class
seemingly travelling alone

He may have married

Regards

Dennis

Dennis

Dennis Report 4 Dec 2012 15:04

Thanks Andrew and Sue for your help. You haven't by any chance come across a death for him? I know he was alive 1926.

UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960

Name: John Francis E Morley
Birth Date: abt 1879 Age: 47
Port of Departure: Durban, South Africa
Arrival Date: 20 Dec 1926
Port of Arrival: Southampton, England
Ports of Voyage: Algoa Bay [Port Elizabeth], Cape Town, East London
Ship Name: Armadale Castle
Shipping Line: The Union Castle Mail Steamship Company
Official Number: 118350

Proposed Address:- 9 Wilbraham Place, London SW1
Occupation:- Civil Servant
Travelling First Class
seemingly travelling alone

He may have married

Regards

Dennis

emilyempstead

emilyempstead Report 4 Dec 2012 19:12

hello Dennis

If you enter his full name with quotation marks an entry in thepeerage.com/p47500.htm comes up.

regards Jill

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 4 Dec 2012 20:20

This is what Emily was looking at...

John Francis Evelyn Morley1
M, #474995, b. 20 July 1879

John Francis Evelyn Morley|b. 20 Jul 1879|p47500.htm#i474995|Lt.-Col. Wilbraham Evors Evelyn Morley|b. c 1852\nd. 1900|p22971.htm#i229703|Anne Geraldine Lloyd|

b. 10 Jun 1854\nd. 5 Oct 1920|p37653.htm#i376525|Arthur T. Morley|b. c 1801|p47004.htm#i470039|Louisa E. Liardet|b. c 1803\nd. 1887|p47467.htm#i474669|Captain Thomas Lloyd|d. 1 Apr 1900|p37653.htm#i376524||||

Last Edited=21 Jul 2011
John Francis Evelyn Morley was born on 20 July 1879.1 He was the son of Lt.-Col. Wilbraham Evors Evelyn Morley and Anne Geraldine Lloyd.1

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 4 Dec 2012 21:07

Outgoing Passenger (Find My Past)

Name: Mr J F E MORLEY
Date of departure: 6 April 1901
Port of departure: Southampton
Passenger destination port: Durban (Port Natal), South Africa
Passenger destination: Durban (Port Natal), South Africa
Date of Birth:
Age:
Marital status: Single
Sex: Male
Occupation:
Passenger recorded on: Page 4 of 5
Ship:
Official Number:
Master's name:
Steamship Line:
Where bound:
Square feet:
Registered tonnage:
Passengers on voyage:
GALICIAN
Lesueur
South Africa
4785
1299
138

Name: Mr J F E MORLEY
Date of departure: 2 April 1921
Port of departure: Southampton
Passenger destination port: Cape, South Africa
Passenger destination: Cape, South Africa
Date of Birth: 1880 (calculated from age)
Age: 41
Marital status: Married
Sex: Male
Occupation: Civ Servant
Passenger recorded on: Page 4 of 10
Mrs MORLEY Page 4 of 10
Ship:
Official Number:
Master's name:
Steamship Line:
Where bound:
Square feet:
Registered tonnage:
Passengers on voyage:
ARMADALE CASTLE
118350
J W Hague
The Union-Castle Mail Steamship Co Ltd
South Africa
6670
12973
525

Chris :)

Dennis

Dennis Report 4 Dec 2012 23:54

Hi Sue and Chris

Thanks but I know his ancestry it's what happened to him and any marriage (which looks likely thanks to you Chris) and any children

Best wishes

Dennis

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 5 Dec 2012 04:38

This looks like him returning to the UK in 1920

UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 about John Francis Morley

Name: John Francis Morley
Birth Date: abt 1880
Age: 40
Port of Departure: South Africa
Arrival Date: 13 Dec 1920
Port of Arrival: Southampton, England
Ports of Voyage: Natal
[Port Elizabeth]
[Cape Town]
Ship Name: Balmoral Castle
Search Ship Database: View the 'Balmoral Castle' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Shipping Line: Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company Ltd
Official Number: 129074


Occupation:- Civil Servant

Travelling 1st Class

Apparently alone

Country of last Permanent Residency:- Union of South Africa

Country of Future Intended Permanent Residency:- ticked is British Possessions <<<<<<< presumably meaning a return to South Africa



and this also looks like him ......................


UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 about John frances Morley

Name: John frances Morley
Birth Date: abt 1883
Age: 50
Port of Departure: Durban, South Africa
Arrival Date: 13 Feb 1933
Port of Arrival: Southampton, England
Ports of Voyage: Natal
[Port Elizabeth]
[Cape Town]
Ship Name: Warwick Castle
Search Ship Database: View the 'Warwick Castle' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Shipping Line: Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company Ltd
Official Number: 162527

Occupation:- Civil Servant

Travelling First Class

Apparently alone

Proposed Address in the UK:- 3 Buckingham Court, London

Country of Last Permanent Residence:- South Africa

Country of Intended Future Permanent Residence:- Other Parts of the British Empire <<<<<< ??? if that means South Africa


If this is him, it means he was still alive in 1933, and intending to return to "a country in the British Empire"


so it looks as though he might have remained in South Africa. You may have to look there for his death, and possibly his marriage





sylvia

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 5 Dec 2012 05:03

you might, and I say "might", find something at this reference ................. you have to browse all the images. There is NO index!


It is the familysearch site ........ and therefore free.



https://familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927115



sylvia

Dennis

Dennis Report 5 Dec 2012 09:21

Thanks Sylvia