The Sole Society, a Family History Society researching Sole, Saul, Sewell, Solley and similar names

The South African War Casualty Roll

 

THE “SOUTH AFRICAN FIELD FORCE” 11th OCT. 1899 - JUNE 1902

 

Published by J.B. Hayward & Son, The Old Rectory, Polstead, Suffolk

 

from Guy Barker

 

This article was originally published in the April 2007 edition of Soul Search, the journal of The Sole Society

  

List of Casualties in South African Field Force

No.

Rank

Name

Casualty

Place

Date

Remarks

11th October 1899 to 20th March 1900

p. 2

6th (INNISKILLING DRAGOONS

3006

Lance-Sergt

Sales WD

Killed

Colesburg

1 Jan 1900

 

p. 22

THE BUFFS (EAST KENT REGIMENT) 2ndBattalion

3433

Private

Solly R

Wounded

Ramah

11 Feb 1900

 

p. 62

THE ESSEX REGIMENT 1st Battalion

3104

Private

Sell IA

Killed

Paardeberg

18 Feb 1900

 

p. 92

THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS 1st Battalion

6701

Private

Saulin BW

Wounded

Modder River

28 Nov 1899

 

21st March to 31st July 1900

p. 10

12th (PRINCE OF WALES’S ROYAL) LANCERS)

 

12 Lancers

p. vii Add Page 10

 

3794

Private

Sewell C

Prisoner

Near Kroonstad

12 June

Released

p. 18

IMPERIAL YEOMANRY 11th Battalion

6474

Private

Sadd FA

Missing

Senekal

26 June

 

p. 61

THE EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT 1st Battalion

1719

Private

Sale WE

Died of disease

Bloemfontein

20 June

 

p. 64

THE ROYAL IRISH REGIMENT 1st Battalion

3267

Private

Sealey K

Slightly wounded

Bethlehem

7 July

 

p. 88

THE ESSEX REGIMENT 1st Battalion

2265

Private

Sewell W

Died of disease

Kimberley

21 March

 

Page 88

1st Essex Regiment

For 2265 Private W. Sewell, read “2256 Private W. Newell

p. vi

p. 94

THE SHERWOOD FORESTERS (DERBYSHIRE REGIMENT)

4703

Private

Sellors J

Prisoner

Roodeval

7 June

Released

934

Private

Sellors W

Prisoner

Roodeval

7 June

Released

p. 125

THE RIFLE BRIGADE (THE PRINCE CONSORTSOWN) 4th Battalion

1003

Private

Sales H

Prisoner

Sannas Post

31 March

Released

p. 135

VICTORIAN MOUNTED RIFLES[1]

206

Private

Sealey HJ

Died of disease

Bloemfontein

30 April

 

p. 142

BRITISH SOUTH AFRICA POLICE

2595

Trooper

Sell C

Slightly wounded

Mafeking

27 March

 

p. 145

CAPE RAILWAY PIONEER REGIMENT

737

Private

Sellans JW

Prisoner

Rhenoster River

7 June

Released

p. 148

IMPERIAL YEOMANRY SCOUTS

6022

RSM

Searle J

Prisoner

Roodeval

7 June

Released

 

1st August to 31st December 1900; including those of the late Natal Army from 27th October 1900

p. 4

9th (QUEENS ROYAL) LANCERS

4276

Private

Sear A

Sev wounded

Near Bethulie

3 Dec

 

p. 9

4th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry

 

5123

Private

Sellars S

Accid wounded

Harrismith

14 Oct

 

p. 16

ROYAL ARTILLERY BATTERY, “R” Battery

44980

Gunner

Sears A

Died of disease

Kroonstad

13 Aug

 

p. 26

THE BUFFS (EAST KENT REGIMENT) 3rd Battalion

117

Private

Solly R

Wounded

Ventersburg Rd

30 Oct

 

p. 29

NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS 2nd Battalion

5439

Corporal

Sewell H

Prisoner

Nooitgedacht

13 Dec

Released 15 Dec

p. 34

KING’s (LIVERPOOL REGIMENT) 1st Battalion

5715

Private

Sells A

Wounded

Van Wyk’s Vlei

21 Aug

 

p. 40

BEDFORDSHIRE REGIMENT 4th Battalion

690

Corporal

Sills J

Died of disease

Kimberley

29 Sept

 

p. 50

WORCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT 1st Battalion

2582 Lce-Corporal Soley F Wounded Bethlehem 26 Oct Died 28 Oct

2582

Lce-Corporal

Soley F

Wounded

Bethlehem

26 Oct

Died 28 Oct

p. 58

ROYAL WEST KENT REGIMENT

2566

Private

Sellings F

Killed

Frankfort

22 Oct

 

p. 62

MANCHESTER REGIMENT 2nd Battalion

5586

Private

Sellars E

Died of disease

Winburg

26 Dec

 

p. 73

CITY OF LONDON IMPERIAL VOLUNTEERS

1457

Private

Say J

Died of disease

Pretoria

23 Sep

 

p. 82

CAPE MOUNTED RIFLES

3362 Trooper Searle CS Wounded Near Heilbron 18 Nov

3362

Trooper

Searle CS

Wounded

Near Heilbron

18 Nov

 

 

1st January 1901 to 30th June 1901

p. 13

IMPERIAL YEOMANRY 4th Battalion

 

Private

Selliers J

Sev wounded

Nr Lindlow

9 June

 

p. 13

IMPERIAL YEOMANRY 5th Battalion

10105

Private

Sallis FW

Slightly wounded

Nr Leliefontein

2 Feb

 

p. 16

IMPERIAL YEOMANRY 9th Battalion

15309

Lce-Corporal

Sells CB

Died of disease

Deelfontein

22 Jan

 

p. 17

IMPERIAL YEOMANRY 11th Battalion

6414

Private

Sadd T

Sev wounded

Rietpan

6 Jan

 

p. 24

IMPERIAL YEOMANRY Base Depot and Staff

 

Orderly

Sewell JW

Died of disease

Pretoria

31 May

Hospital Staff

p. 29

THE PRINCE OF WALES’S OWN NORFOLK ARTILLERY

2565

Gunner

Sell W

Died of disease

Kimberley

18 June

 

p. 34

SCOTS GUARDS 2nd Battalion

529

Private

Sealey E

Died of disease

Harrismith

25 Jan

 

 

 

p. 35

THE ROYAL SCOTS (LOTHIAN REGIMENT) 1st Battalion

3570

Private

Salton G

Wounded

Godwan

26 Feb

Accidentally

p. 37

THE KING’S OWN (ROYAL LANCASTER REGIMENT) 3rd Battalion

6441

Private

Siddell J

Died of disease

Bloemfontein

2 Jan

 

p. 46, 47

THE BEDFORDSHIRE REGIMENT 1st Battalion

6455

Private

Saywell H

Dangsly wounded

Verkijherskop

22 May

Mounted Infantry

6537

Private

Sewell J

Missing

Lichtenburg

18 March

Rejoined Mtd Infy

p. 47

THE BEDFORDSHIRE REGIMENT Mounted Infantry

6455

Private

Saywell H

Wounded

Near Reitz

6 June

 

p. 50

THE PRINCESS OF WALES’S OWN (YORKSHIRE REGIMENT) 3rd Battalion

5854

Private

Sollars AE

Died of disease

Kroonstad

9 April

 

p. 51

THE CHESHIRE REGIMENT 2nd Battalion

1913

Private

Sellars R

Sev wounded

Nr Frederikstad

6 May

 

p. 55

THE ROYAL WELSH FUSILIERS 2nd Battalion

3387

Private

Say C

Prisoner

Modderfontein

31 Jan

Released

p. 58

THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT 2nd Battalion

5623

Private

Sallis E

Drowned

St Helena

16 March

Accidentally

p. 63

THE HAMPSHIRE REGIMENT Mounted Infantry

4675

Corporal

Sales F

Dangsly wounded

Tabaksberg

29 Jan

Died 2 Feb

p. 85

THE RIFLE BRIGADE (THE PRINCE CONSORT’S OWN) 4th Battalion

1003

Private

Sales H

Slightly wounded

Ospoort

31 May

 

p. 89, 90

NEW ZEALAND CONTINGENTS, MOUNTED RIFLES

464

Corporal

Seavill W

Sev wounded

Near Balmoral

23 Jan

 

4052

Trooper

Sellers J

Wounded

Near Standerton

19 June

Accidentally

p. 91

TASMANIAN CONTINGENTS - BUSHMEN

 

Lieutenant

Sale AA

Dangsly wounded

Nr Pietersburg

8 April

Died 10 April

p. 104

1st IMPERIAL HORSE

1275

Trooper

Salway H

Wounded

Hartebeestfntn

22 March

 

p. 112

QUEENSTOWN RIFLE CORPS

 

Private

Sevrils R

Slightly wounded

Tabaksberg

29 Jan

 

 

1st July 1901 to 31st December 1901

p. 3

5th (ROYAL IRISH) LANCERS

3027

Sgt-Tprt

Sewell, W

Sev wounded

Zuurfont’n

2 August

 

p. 20

IMPERIAL YEOMANRY 11th Battalion

25221

Private

Searle CG

Sev wounded

Tweefontein

26 Dec

 

Page 20

11 Bn Imperial Yeomanry

For 25121. Private Searle, C.G. read 25121, Private Searle C.J.

p. iv

 

Private

Sears A

Prisoner

Tweefontein

25 Dec

Released

Page 21

11 Bn Imperial Yeomanry

For Private Sears, A., read 30278, Private Sears, A.

 

28789

Corporal

Sewel GOT

Prisoner

Tweefontein

25 Dec

Released

Page 21

11 Bn Imperial Yeomanry

For 28789, Corporal Sewel, G.O.T., read 28789, Corporal Snell, G.J.F.

p. v

p. 24

IMPERIAL YEOMANRY 21st Battalion

21074

Sergeant

Saul T

Sev wounded

Banklaagte

9 Dec

Accidently

p. 30

ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY 69th Battery

82663

Driver

Sales A

Slty wnd & missing

Blood River poort

17 Sept

Rejoined

p. 38

THE KING’S OWN (ROYAL LANCASTER REGIMENT) 1st Battalion

3565

Lce-Corpl

Sellars S

Sev wounded

Nr Fauresmith

21 August

 

p. 41

THE NORFOLK REGIMENT 2nd Battalion

5630

Private

Sears A

Prisoner

Vlakfontein

19 Sept

Released 10th Batt MI

p. 41

THE NORFOLK REGIMENT 4th Battalion

4226

Private

Say J

Died of disease

Elandsfontein

18 October

21st Batt MI

p. 44

THE BEDFORDSHIRE REGIMENT 2nd Battalion

5193

Lance Corporall

Sewell E

Prisoner

Israel’s Post

9 July

Released

7930

Lance Sergeant

Sells G

Slightly wounded

Vlakfontein

19 Sept

 

p. 61

THE QUEEN’S OWN (ROYAL WEST KENT REGIMENT) 1st Battalion

2654

Private

Saull LJ

Sev wounded

Goodehoop

23 Dec

13th Bn MI

p. 61

THE QUEEN’S OWN (ROYAL WEST KENT REGIMENT) Unit Unknown

5649

Private

Seal E

Missing

Nr Tweefontein

21 Oct

Rejoined

p. 83

BETHUNE’S MOUNTED INFANTRY

 

Captain

De la Salle CAB

Injured

Grizzly Hill

25 Dec

 

Page 83

Bethune’s M.I.

“Drizzly Hill” is correct place where Capt. De la Salle was injured

p. xiv

p. 96

NAMAQUALAND BORDER SCOUTS

446

Private

Saul D

Prisoner

Annakop

25 October

Shot by Rebels

p. 103

SOUTH AFRICAN CONSTABULARY “C” Division

712

Private

Sewell AEW

Sev wounded

Draaifontein

3 Oct

Died 5 Oct

 

1st January 1902 to 31st May 1902

p. 2

IMPERIAL YEOMANRY, Base Depot and Staff

4596

Corporal

Sellors H

Died of disease

Pretoria

3 May

 

p. 7

20th HUSSARS

3729

Private

Searle W

Died of disease

Konigsberg

4 April

 

p. 17

IMPERIAL YEOMANRY 15th Battalion

28631

Private

Sewell J

Slightly wounded

Nr Vleyplaatz

12 May

 

p. 40

THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS

6909

Lce-Corpl

Sales F

Prisoner

Klip River

12 Feb

28th MI Released

6909

Lce-Corpl

Sales F

Prisoner

Boschbult

31 March

28th MI

Released

p. 48

THE ROYAL SUSSEX REGIMENT 3rd Battalion

8291

Private

Surle A

Died of disease

Charlestown

24 Jan

 

p. 48

THE HAMPSHIRE REGIMENT 2nd Battalion

203

Private

Selfe M

Died of disease

Durban

5 Jan

Vol Co

p. 65

THE ROYAL MUNSTER FUSILIERS 2nd Battalion

6728

Private

Searls H

Died of disease

Newcastle

9 April

 

p. 71

VICTORIA CONTINGENTS, MOUNTED RIFLES (Australia)

1489

Private

Soultry W

Died of disease

Charlestown

14 Feb

 

p. 77

DAMANT’S HORSE

 

Private

Selfe E

Sev wounded

Boschbult

31 March

 


 

[1] VICTORIAN CONTINGENTS [AUSTRALIA]

 Return to The Sole Society Home Page