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Volunteer Service 2nd Battalion

Somerset Light Infantry

South African War (1899 - 1902)

 

The following men were recipients of the Queen's South Africa Medal (QSA).

The QSA was awarded to all who served in South Africa during the Boer War (11 Oct 1899 - 31 May 1902).

State clasps were awarded as follows:

CC - Cape Colony

Awarded to troops serving in Cape Colony between 11 October 1889 and 31 May 1902

OFS - Orange Free State

Awarded to troops serving in Orange River Colony between 28 Feb 1900 and 21 May 1902.

TV - Transvaal

Awarded to troops serving in the Transvaal between 24 May 1900 and 31 May 1902

Name Rank Reg No
Clasps
CC
OFS
TV
01
02
Notes
Adams J Private 6485
3
*
*
 
*
  6785 H ?
Baker J L. Corpl 6786
3
*
*
*
  Died Kimberley 20.11.??
Barber J Private 6787
4
*
*
*
*
 
Beatt C
"
6788
2
*
   
*
 
Bishop H Cr Sergt 421
4
*
*
*
*
  Sgt ins
Bishop W Private 6838
4
*
*
*
*
 
Blacker R
"
6789
4
*
*
*
*
 
Blackmore C
"
6790
4
*
*
*
*
 
Bowles C
"
6840
4
*
*
*
*
 
Bryant A Corpl 6829
5
*
*
*
*
*
02 with 28th Imerial Yeomanary
Burch W
"
6783
4
*
*
*
*
 
Chorley F Private 6834
4
*
*
*
*
 
Clarke W
"
6791
4
*
*
*
*
 
Collard W
"
6891
3
*
*
 
*
 
Collins W
"
6830
4
*
*
*
*
 
Cording F
"
6897
4
*
*
*
*
 
Cox S
"
6792
4
*
*
*
*
 
Daunton A
"
6823
4
*
*
*
*
 
Dawson J R Captain  
4
*
*
*
*
 
Day G Corpl 6849
3
*
*
 
*
 
Day E Private 6874
4
*
*
*
*
 
Dibble R
"
6793
4
*
*
*
*
 
Dunford W
"
6898
4
*
*
*
*
 
Dwyer E
"
6794
4
*
*
*
*
 
Edmonds W
"
6818
4
*
*
*
*
 
Edwards W
"
6899
3
*
*
*
    Died Kimberley 24.11.??
England F
"
6876
4
*
*
*
*
 
Farthing J
"
6900
4
*
*
*
*
 
Fewell W
"
6795
4
*
*
*
*
 
Field H L. Corpl 6756
4
*
*
*
*
 
Ford R Private 6866
3
*
*
 
*
 
Gay F
"
6836
4
*
*
*
*
 
Gould J
"
6881
4
*
*
*
*
 
Grace C
"
6867
3
*
*
 
*
 
Graham J R
"
6844
4
*
*
*
*
 
Gray J
"
6832
4
*
*
*
*
 
Gribble F
"
6890
4
*
*
*
*
 
Griffin A
"
6819
4
*
*
*
*
 
Haddrell A
"
6797
3
*
*
 
*
 
Hallett H
"
6815
4
*
*
*
*
  Died at sea 22.04.0?
Harden R
"
6798
4
*
*
*
*
 
Haswell E L. Corpl 6841
1
*
       
Hawkins JD Private 6821
4
*
*
*
*
 
Hawkins F
"
6880
4
*
*
*
*
 
Hayes C Corpl 6783
4
*
*
*
*
 
Hayne F Private 6842
3
*
*
 
*
 
Hebditch F
"
6855
3
*
*
 
*
 
Hembry W
"
6820
3
*
*
 
*
 
Henderson W
"
6917
?
       
Hill E Corpl 6784
4
*
*
*
*
 
Hill H Private 6799
4
*
*
*
*
 
Hinton J W Corpl 6915
3
*
*
 
*
  Misconduct to RAMC
Hodges J Sergt 6873
4
*
*
*
*
 
Holland H Private 6865
4
*
*
*
*
 
Hopkins O
"
6864
4
*
*
*
*
 
Hughes T
"
6824
4
*
*
*
*
 
Hutchings F
"
6862
3
*
*
 
*
 
Hyde E
"
6852
4
*
*
*
*
  Died Bloemfontein 01.02.1901
Irish F
"
6800
4
*
*
*
*
 
Jewell F
"
6878
4
*
*
*
*
 
Kerry A L. Corpl 6816
4
*
*
*
*
  Later Cpl No 6819
Knight W Private 6851
4
*
*
*
*
 
Lane H
"
6801
4
*
*
*
*
 
Lethebe H
"
6861
4
*
*
*
*
 
Lewis C
"
6837
2
*
*
     
Lewis F
"
6802
4
*
*
*
*
 
Lloyd F Sergt 6781
4
*
*
*
*
 
Luxton A J Private 6822
4
*
*
*
*
 
Maggs B
"
6831
3
*
*
 
*
 
Major A
"
6858
4
*
*
*
*
 
Masters W
"
6857
4
*
*
*
*
 
Matthews T
"
6872
4
*
*
*
*
 
Mealing E
"
6839
4
*
*
*
*
 
Mitcham J
"
6811
1
*
       
Morris E
"
6812
4
*
*
*
*
 
Moule C L. Corpl 6892
4
*
*
*
*
 
Nation T L. Corpl 6845
4
*
*
*
*
 
Pabst J Private 6882
4
*
*
*
*
 
Page A
"
6885
4
*
*
*
*
 
Parsons T
"
6853
3
*
*
 
*
 
Passmore B
"
6889
4
*
*
*
*
  Died nr Orange River 13.03.1901
Passmore G
"
6905
4
*
*
*
*
 
Perry W
"
6904
4
*
*
*
*
 
Phillis F
"
6833
4
*
*
*
*
  Accident 13.03.1901
Pinney F
"
6803
4
*
*
*
*
 
Plane R
"
6804
3-4
*
*
*
?
  KSA Cape Police 1185
Pleece F
"
6869
2
*
*
      Died 13.06.00 E London
Poole F
"
6906
3
*
*
 
*
 
Porter F
"
6886
4
*
*
*
*
 
Potter H J
"
6902
4
*
*
*
*
 
Quick J
"
6883
4
*
*
*
*
 
Rabjohns F
"
6810
4
*
*
*
*
 
Raines H
"
6859
4
*
*
*
*
 
Reid W
"
6914
2
*
   
*
 
Rice H
"
6813
4
*
*
*
*
  Died Bloemfontein 01.03.1901
Rowsell C
"
6906
3
*
*
 
*
 
Stanford T
"
6907
4
*
*
*
*
 
Sharp?? F
"
6879
3
*
*
 
*
 
Shopland W
"
6805
4
*
*
*
*
 
Short S
"
6854
3
*
*
 
*
 
Simkins G Sergt 6827
4
*
*
*
*
  Died Bloemfontein 01.03.1901
Stansell R Sergt 6913
5
*
*
*
*
*
02 with Cape Police
Spencer W Private 6843
4
*
*
*
*
 
Stark S
"
6909
4
*
*
*
*
  Bug'r 29150 with 25th Imp. Yeo.
Stockham R
"
6887
3
*
*
 
*
 
Stradling E
"
6806
3
*
*
 
*
 
Strode H
"
6817
4
*
*
*
*
  Died Bloemfontein 11.03.1901
Strong C
"
6870
3
*
*
 
*
 
Sweet W L. Corpl 6825
4
*
*
*
*
 
Symes S J Private 6908
4
*
*
*
*
  Died
Symons F
"
6807
4
*
*
*
*
  Died Bloemfontein 02.02.1901
Tavener J
"
6868
4
*
*
*
*
 
Taylor J
"
6888
4
*
*
*
*
 
Thomas W
"
6850
4
*
*
*
*
 
Tidball E Bug'r 6875
4
*
*
*
*
 
Tissman W J Private 6846
4
*
*
*
*
 
Tremlett J
"
6884
4
*
*
*
*
 
Tucker H
"
6835
4
*
*
*
*
 
Wade T
"
6856
4
*
*
*
*
 
Ware W
"
6911
4
*
*
*
*
  Served Imp. Lt. Hse. after 21.01.01
Ward G
"
6893
2
*
*
      Died Kimberley 29.09.1900
Warr H
"
6877
4
*
*
*
*
 
Watson D S Lieut  
4
*
*
*
*
 
Watts J Private 6871
4
*
*
*
*
  Died Bloemfontein 24.02.1901
Weare A
"
6863
4
*
*
*
*
 
Weatherall F
"
6814
4
*
*
*
*
 
Webber W R
"
6912
3
*
*
 
*
 
Whatley F
"
6826
4
*
*
*
*
 
Whittaker H
"
6847
4
*
*
*
*
 
Wigley W Sergt 6808
4
*
*
*
*
 
Wilkins W Private 6809
3
*
*
 
*
 
Wiltshire W Bug'r 6828
4
*
*
*
*
 
Withyman T Private 6860
4
*
*
*
*
 
Withyman H Private 6910
4
*
*
*
*
  Served Imp. Lt. Hse. after 21.01.01

The above data has been extracted from information held at the Somerset Light Infantry Museum in Taunton. It is believed that the SLI information was taken from the PRO medal roll.