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Boer War

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WoodfortheTrees

WoodfortheTrees Report 4 Jan 2013 10:19

Can anyone reccomened a good site for searching the records of someone who fought in the Boer War. Thankyou

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 4 Jan 2013 10:42

There are records on FindMyPast. If you want to give details of who you're looking for I'll have a look.

WoodfortheTrees

WoodfortheTrees Report 4 Jan 2013 10:49

Thank you MarieCeleste I am looking for a Charles Timothjy Anderson born 1867 in Lambeth Surrey and I believe was in the Yeomanry Thankyou very much for your help

George_of_Westbury

George_of_Westbury Report 4 Jan 2013 10:55

try these

http://angloboerwar.com/home

http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Databases/BoerDetailed/

Then there is the National Archives just google.

George

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 4 Jan 2013 11:04

Not seeing anything obvious on FMP, sorry.

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 4 Jan 2013 13:06

He is in a public tree in ancestry - maybe it is yours? The Boer War is not mentioned, but does state his occupation as Staff Seargent Major Yeomanry.

This may or may not be him mentioned in http://www.qdg.org.uk/pages/Decorations-58.php

WoodfortheTrees

WoodfortheTrees Report 4 Jan 2013 13:13

I have just had an e-mail from a cousin who has his medals .appparently he was in 18th Hussars and was mentioned in dispatches by a General French and was in South Africa in 1901The tree on Ancestry is probably my daughters as I know she started one Thankyou evey one for their help

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 4 Jan 2013 13:15

Excellent news :)

You're welcome.

You could try posting in http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php/board,300.0.html too, or browse and read in there.

Also putting his name with that information in google, I see him possibly in http://www.britishmedals.us/files/cavac.htm

Happy hunting.

WoodfortheTrees

WoodfortheTrees Report 4 Jan 2013 14:05

That looks like him, C Anderson Squadron Seargent Major, thanks for that