Nominal Rolls
WO 127 Index
This is the nominal roll of the Bechuanaland Rifles, a colonial unit of the Boer War of 1899-1902. The index was compiled from WO 127/1 at the National Archives, Kew, by Ted Beard. The index is in an A-Z form and in the following order..
Regimental number (where stated), Rank, Surname, 1st name/initials, Attestation date, Discharge date, Remarks.
------    Tpr    Adams    Arthur William    6/12/01    Not Known    
32557    Tpr    Adriance    John Henry    17/4/01    Not Known    
14    Cpl    Andrews    Charles Stewart    05/10/1899    26/7/01    Discharged, Completion of service
------    Tpr    Andrews    Ernest Thomas    12/12/01    Not Known    
299    Tpr    Anstruthers    Hugh John Elphinstone    Not known    21/4/02    Discharged at Mafeking
26183    Tpr    Aplin    Herbert Henry    6/2/01    Not Known    
346    Tpr    Argyle    Harry    Not known    17/4/02    Discharged at Mafeking
406    Tpr    Arnold    Herbert    7/12/01    9/1/01    Discharged at Kimberley
26154    Tpr    Artman    Lennox    28/1/01    Not Known    
------    Tpr    Ashworth    F.R.    6/12/01    Not Known    
122    Tpr    Ashworth    Richard Lever    05/10/1899    3/11/00    Discharged
30150//238    Tpr    Austin    Charles    4/3/01    28/1/02    Discharged
30148    Tpr    Austin    Henry Robert    4/3/01    Not Known    
424    Tpr    Baird    Philip Johannus    16/12/01    22/2/02    Discharged at Mafeking
26176    Sgt    Barlow    William James    5/2/01    4/8/01    Discharged, completion of service. Also No.205
        Barrett    William    Not known    Not Known    
------    Tpr    Barry    Patrick    4/12/01    Not Known    
------    Tpr    Basque    Joseph Michael    20/1/02    Not Known    
------    Tpr    Bathurst    William    4/12/01    Not Known    
------    Tpr    Beale    ----    13/12/01    Not Known    
26211    Sgt    Behrens    John Henry    9/2/01    Not Known    
176    Tpr    Belard    William Henry    Not known    11/4/01    Discharged at Mafeking
167    Pte    Bennett    Thomas Henry    Not known    7/12/00    Discharged at Mafeking
26212    Sgt    Birney    John    9/2/01    Not Known    
352    Tpr    Blanchard    John Templeton    Not known    7/5/02    Discharged at Mafeking
123    L/Cpl    Bollen    Reginald John    Not known    32/11/00    Discharged at Mafeking
285    Tpr    Bouet    Gordon Swinton    Not known    25/3/02    Killed in action
843    Tpr    Boyd    Robert Patrick Quinn    Not known    18/10/01    Killed
211    Tpr    Brady    Thomas    Not known    9/4/01    Deserted
26156    Tpr    Brady    Thomas    29/1/01    Not Known    
344    Tpr    Brown    James Edward    Not known    15/4/02    Discharged at Mafeking
279    Tpr    Bryce    John    Not known    17/2/02    Discharged, medically unfit
356    Tpr    Burns    James    Not known    15/4/02    Discharged at Mafeking
------    Tpr    Burns    William James    19/12/01    Not Known    
------    Tpr    Burrows    Joseph    17/12/01    Not Known    
340    Tpr    Butler    William    Not known    30/4/02    Discharged at Mafeking
188    Tpr    Carroll    Patrick    Not known    17/7/00    Discharged at Mafeking
    Tpr    Chapman    Arthur Dugmore    20/1/02    Not Known    
368    Tpr    Chapman    William    Not known    28/4/02    Discharged CJ
191    Tpr    Churchill    Jafa Hilyer    Not known    30/9/00    Discharged at Mafeking
26134/201    Tpr    Collins    Thomas    23/6/01    24/7/01    Discharged, completion of service
113    Tpr    Congdon    Charles Edward    Not known    20/12/00    Discharged CJ
    Tpr    Conniles    John    8/1/02    Not Known    
124    Tpr    Connolly    James    Not known    24/9/00    Discharged at Mafeking
    Tpr    Conrad    Henry    16/12/1901    Not Known    
26198    Tpr    Copling    Robert William    6/2/01    30/6/02    Discharged
    Major    Coughlan    ------    12/12/01    25/9/01    Granted local rank 30/9/01 AO419
    Capt    Cowan    B.W.    Not known    Not Known    
171    Tpr    Crament    James Archibald    Not known    6/10/01    Discharged at Mafeking
260    L/Cpl    Daly     Thomas    Not known    31/1/02    Discharged O/R
187    Tpr    Dalziel    Robert    Not known    30/9/00    Discharged
174    L/Cpl    Davies    William    Not known    15/4/01    Discharged at Mafeking
------    Tpr    Davis    Anthony    9/12/01    31/12/01    Discharged at Mafeking
338    Tpr    Davis    William George    Not known    14/4/02    Discharged at Mafeking
26133    Tpr    Dawson    John    23/1/01    22/7/01    Discharged, completion of service. Also No.200
26131/119/199?    Tpr    Deary    James Nathaniel    23/1/01    3/9/01    Died of wounds
------    Tpr    Diamond    Charles    3/3/02    31/5/02    Discharged at Mafeking
192    Tpr    Divers    Andrew    Not known    7/8/00    Discharged, dismissed
217    Tpr    Doidge    Charles    Not known    31/8/01    Died of disease, CB
408    Tpr    Donald    John    9/12/01    24/12/01    Discharged. Deserted from CGA
28    Tpr    Dudley    William Francis    Not known    10/10/1899    Discharged at Mafeking
32556    Tpr    Dullie    Samuel    16/4/01    Not Known    
252    Tpr    Dullie    Sanuel    Not known    Not Known    Deserted N/D
169    Tpr    Dunphy    John Srewart    Not known    12/11/00    Discharged at Mafeking
31    L/Cpl    Elston    Edward John    Not known    30/9/00    Discharged at Mafeking
95    Tpr    Everett    Herbert George    Not known    15/1/01    Discharged at Mafeking
110    Tpr    Fitzgerald    gerald    Not known    24/7/00    Discharged at Mafeking
26152    Tpr    Fletcher    Horace James    28/1/01    29/9/01    Discharged, completion of service
26197    Tpr    Foley    William Patrick    7/2/01    Not Known    
177    Tpr    Forbes    Alexander    Not known    31/7/00    Discharged at Mafeking
180    Tpr    Forsyth    Robert    Not known    12/11/00    Discharged at Mafeking
96    Tpr    Forsyth    William    Not known    18/9/00    Discharged at Mafeking
409    Tpr    Freck    John    9/12/01    2/1/02    Discharged at Mafeking
143    Tpr    Furguson    Robert    Not known    30/11/1899    Dismissed
41    Sgt    Galbraith    David Russell    Not known    25/4/02    Discharged at Mafeking
128    Tpr    Gardner    Thomas    Not known    9/10/00    Dismissed at Mafeking
142    Tpr    Gibbons    Frank    Not known    30/9/00    Discharged at Mafeking
82831    Tpr    Gibbs    Robert Ernest    M 18/04/01    Not Known    
    Tpr    Gilliolie    Michael Thomas    11/12/01    Not Known    
26147/205    Tpr    Glover    Ernest    26/1/01    24/7/01    Discharged, completion of service
162    Tpr    Goold    Michael Thomas    Not known    18/11/00    Dismissed at Mafeking
131    Sgt    Gordon    George Henry    Not known    21/1/02    Killed
99    Tpr    Green    Robert    Not known    10/10/1899    Discharged at Mafeking
295    Tpr    Griffin    Frederick William    Not known    22/2/02    Discharged, medically unfit
30125    Tpr    Griffiths    Charles    16/2/01    Not Known    
26126    Cpl    Hamilton    James    21/1/01    20/7/01    Discharged, completion of service. Also No.235
26132    Tpr    Hannon    Domnick    23/1/01    Not Known    
210    Tpr    Hare    John Dennis    Not known    28/9/01    Discharged, completion of service
26157/210        Hare    John Dennis    29/1/01    28/7/01    Discharged
127    Tpr    Harrell    George    Not known    16/11/00    Discharged at Mafeking
132    Tpr    Harrison    Charles Thomas    Not known    30/9/00    Discharged at Mafeking
139    Tpr    Harton    William Henry    Not known    12/2/00    Discharged at Mafeking
380    Tpr    Harvey    Charles Robert    Not known    11/12/01    Accidentally Killed
100    Tpr    Haslam    John Thomas    Not known    30/9/00    Discharged at Mafeking
32552    Tpr    Havusen    Arthur    12/4/01    Not Known    
    Tpr    Hill    James Nichols    6/12/01    Not Known    
261    Tpr    Holbysen    Rener    Not known    15/3/02    Discharged, medically unfit, Mafeking
137    Tpr    Horwood    Herbert Arthur    Not known    14/6/00    Dismissed at Mafeking
    Tpr    Hudson    John     4/12/01    Not Known    
363    Tpr    Hulley    Ernest    Not known    14/4/02    Discharged at Mafeking
131    Tpr    Hulley    Francis Wickliffe    Not known    30/4/00    Discharged at Mafeking
121    Tpr    Hulley    William Thomas    Not known    3/3/00    Dismissed at Mafeking
42    Tpr    Hunkin    Edward Robert Samuel    Not known    15/12/00    
    Tpr    Hutch    A.    16/12/01    Not Known    
421    Tpr    Huth    Emil Alfred    14/2/01    31/5/02    
129    Tpr    Hyslop    George    Not known    14/9/01    Discharged, completion of service
145    Tpr    Ingham    John C. Hall    Not known    29/10/00    Discharged at Mafeking
146    L/Cpl    Ironside    Edmond    Not known    4/05/0/00    Died of wounds, Mafeking
156    Tpr    Jackson    William Henry    Not known    4/6/00    Discharged at Mafeking
    Tpr    Jameson    Thomas    30/12/01    Not Known    
154    Tpr    Jardine    Richard    Not known    39/9/00    Discharged at Mafeking
296    Tpr    Jeaney    William Thomas    Not known    18/12/01    Discharged at Mafeking
8    Tpr    Johnson    William    Not known    31/12/00    Discharged
26184    Tpr    Johnston    John George    6/2/01    Not Known    
120    Tpr    Kearney    Thomas    Not known    10/10/1899    Discharged at Mafeking
26185    Tpr    Kedian    William Henry    6/2/01    Not Known    
147    Tpr    Kerr    Frederick Charles    Not known    30/11/00    Discharged at Mafeking
258    Tpr    Kershaw    John Patrick    Not known    113/06/01    Discharged at Vryburg
175    Tpr    King    Bruce    Not known    26/7/01    Discharged, completion of service
    Tpr    Kirsten    James    11/12/01    Not Known    
161    Tpr    Knowles    Francis Ernest    Not known    19/12/00    Discharged at Mafeking
419    Tpr    Knudson    Frederick    13/12/01    2/1/02    Discharged at Mafeking
242    Tpr    Lea    St. John Wildman    Not known    3/7/01    Discharged, medically unfit
29    Sgt    Leach    Herman    Not known    5/4/02    Discharged at Mafeking
107    Tpr    Lee    James    Not known    10/10/1899    Discharged at Mafeking
196    Tpr    Lewis    Robert    Not known    24/7/01    Discharged, medically unfit
125    Tpr    Littlewood    Arthur    Not known    7/11/00    Discharged at Mafeking
163    Tpr    Lodge    Joseph harry    Not known    12/3/00    Dismissed at Mafeking
    Tpr    Logston    Frank    8/1/02    Not Known    
148    Tpr    Lund    William Henry    Not known    13/11/00    Dismissed at Mafeking
294    Tpr    Mahoney    G. Martin    Not known    20/11/01    Discharged, medically unfit
    Tpr    Malone    Daniel    18/1/02    Not Known    
246    Tpr    Manley    Frederick    Not known    2/9/01    Deserted
193    Tpr    Mansfield    Frederick Henry Edward    Not known    5/12/00    Dismissed at Mafeking
32553    Tpr    Martin    John    12/4/01    Not Known    
93    Tpr    Mathias    Theophilis Jones    Not known    6/6/00    Discharged at Mafeking
26145    Tpr    Mathyson    Johannes F.    25/1/01    26/7/01    Discharged, completion of service. Also No.204
30143    Tpr    Matthews    John Gartrew    26/2/01    Not Known    
151    Tpr    Mattison    Joseph    Not known    8/0/01    Discharged at Mafeking
    Tpr    May    James Henry Edward    20/1/02    Not Known    
126    Tpr    McCorkindale    John    Not known    4/6/00    Died of Disease, Mafeking
359    Tpr    McCracken    John    Not known    18/10/01    Killed
366    Tpr    McDonald    Duncan Russell    Not known    18/12/01    Discharged at Mafeking, medically unfit
341    Tpr    McDonald    John    Not known    10/5/02    Discharged at Mafeking
150    Tpr    McEvoy    Peter    Not known    29/1/01    Discharged at Mafeking
30131/232    Tpr    McGhee    Peter    20/2/01    11/3/02    Discharged at Mafeking
    Lieut    McKenna    Charles Xavier    Not known    30/6/01    Resigned
166    Tpr    McMullin    Samuel Joseph    Not known    9/12/00    Discharged at Mafeking
213    Tpr    Micklethwait    Guy    Not known    11/10/01    Discharged at Mafeking
50    Tpr    Miles    Henry Edmund    Not known    31/12/00    Discharged at Mafeking
430    Tpr    Mills    William Alfred    Not known    4/10/01    Killed
153    Tpr    Mitchell    Daniel    Not known    30/11/1899    Dismissed at Mafeking
348    Tpr    Moran    Arthur    Not known    15/4/02    Discharged at Mafeking
DO 451-8/5/01    Lieut    More    Thomas Edward Paddon    18/1/01    Not Known    
54    Tpr    Morse    Thomas    Not known    25/7/01    Discharged, completion of service
26210    Tpr    Munton    John    11/2/01    Not Known    
152    Tpr    Neale    Everard    Not known    26/3/01    Dismissed at Mafeking
186    Tpr    Neergaard    Holger    Not known    30/9/00    Discharged at Mafeking
    Tpr    Nicholson    James    3/12/01    Not Known    
    Tpr    Noon    James    11/12/01    Not Known    
149    Tpr    O'Conner    Terence    Not known    30/11/00    Discharged at Mafeking
446    Tpr    O'Connor    James    Not known    10/5/02    Discharged at Mafeking, medically unfit
    Tpr    O'Connor    James    8/1/02    Not Known    
30151    Tpr    Oliver    Sydney F.    4/3/01    Not Known    
219    Tpr    Ormiston    William    Not known    7/5/01    Discharged at Mafeking
26173    Tpr    Ormston    William    4/2/01    Not Known    
447    Pte    Page    Charles    Not known    16/4/02    Discharged at Mafeking
59    L/Cpl    Paterson    Gavin    Not known    9/4/00    Discharged at Mafeking
    Tpr    Payne    Charles    8/1/02    Not Known    
60    Cpl    Pearce-Smith    Albert Edward    Not known    30/9/00    Discharged at Mafeking
30126    Tpr    Phillips    Thomas    16/2/01    Not Known    
140    Tpr    Poland    Daniel    Not known    8/1/01    Discharged CJ
432    Tpr    Potgeiter    Phillipus Christophel    Not known    4/10/01    Killed
101    Tpr    Price     John    Not known    9/4/01    Discharged at Mafeking
26146    Tpr    Pritchard    Develus Girling    25/1/01    Not Known    
203    Tpr    Pritchard    Devilius Girling    Not known    2/2/01    Discharged at Mafeking
    Tpr    Pyra    Gerald John    16/12/01    Not Known    
105    Tpr    Quayle    John    Not known    13/5/02    Discharged at Mafeking
112    Tpr    Rawstorne    James George Atherton    Not known    31/12/00    Discharged at Mafeking
7    Sgt    Reid    Goerge Nicoll    Not known    21/6/01    Discharged at Kimberley
247    Tpr    Reid    James    Not known    1/7/01    Deserted
111    Tpr    Robinson    Cecil Henry    Not known    8/11/00    Discharged at Mafeking
    Tpr    Robinson    George    30/12/01    Not Known    
    Tpr    Robinson    William John    8/1/02    Not Known    
138    Sgt    Rosenfield    Falk    Not known    31/10/00    Discharged at Mafeking
26135    Tpr    Rowland    Edward Henry    23/1/01    Not Known    
118    Tpr    Rushton    Mark Morland    Not known    17/11/00    Discharged at Mafeking
    Tpr    Sandham    James William    Not known    8/1/02    
6    L/Sgt    Sargent    Septimus Streathearn    Not known    22/1/00    Discharged at Mafeking
91    Bugler    Saunders    Frederick    Not known    23/7/00    Discharged at Mafeking
431    Tpr    Scheepes    Cornelius    Not known    4/10/01    Killed
429    Tpr    Sephton    Mitford Guilbert    Not known    4/10/01    Killed
362    Tpr    Small    David George    Not known    14/11/02    Discharged CJ
    Tpr    Smith    Alexander    11/12/01    Not Known    
134    Tpr    Smith    Frederick    Not known    30/6/01    Discharged at Mafeking
136    Tpr    Steabler    Allen    Not known    5/2/01    Discharged at Mafeking
277    Tpr    Stephenson    John Todd    Not known    8/5/02    Discharged at Mafeking
32551    Tpr    Strong    William George Sydney    12/4/01    Not Known    
361    Tpr    Stuart    Edward Henry    Not known    16/4/02    Discharged CJ
300    Cpl    Sutherland    Hugh    Not known    28/2/02    Resigned at Mafeking
360    Tpr    Sutton    Thomas    Not known    15/4/02    Discharged CJ
32546    Tpr    Swanepool    Daniel    10/4/01    Not Known    
183    Tpr    Swanson    Elam    Not known    17/11/00    Discharged at Mafeking
141    Tpr    Swart    Cornelius    Not known    30/9/00    Discharged at Mafeking
67    Tpr    Swart    Nicholas    Not known    31/12/00    Discharged at Mafeking
* 256    Tpr    Taylor    Walter John    Not known    7/3/02    Discharged, Gov Notice 501
34374    Tpr    Tibb    Robert harold    1/6/01    Not Known    
2    Sgt Maj    Tiffin    Josiah    Not known    13/11/1899    Discharged at Mafeking
178    Tpr    Turney    Henry    Not known    17/11/00    Discharged at Mafeking
385    Tpr    VanColler    Henry Peter    Not known    17/2/02    Discharged, medically unfit
    Tpr    Van-der-Walt    John Hendrick    18/1/02    Not Known    
26158    Tpr    Venables    William Ennis    29/1/01    28/7/01    Discharged, completion of service
90    Tpr    Vize    Michael Joseph    Not known    11/4/02    Discharged at Capetown
30152/240    Tpr    Waldick    George    4/3/01    30/6/01    Discharged at Mafeking
71    Tpr    Want    Samuel    Not known    10/10/1899    Dismissed at Mafeking
30142    Tpr    Watson    James    26/2/01    Not Known    
    Tpr    Webber    Alfred Noah    8/1/02    Not Known    
    Tpr    Webber    George Walter    8/1/02    Not Known    
164    Tpr    Wedderburn    Ernest George    Not known    30/9/00    Discharged at Mafeking
    Tpr    West    Henry    29/11/01    Not Known    
    Tpr    Whitby    Richard Hubert    16/12/01    Not Known    
339    Tpr    Wilmot    G.E.    Not known    8/2/02    Died at Mafeking
284    Tpr    Wilson    Edward Law    Not known    18/12/01    Discharged at Mafeking
206    Tpr    Wilson    John    Not known    31/5/01    Dismissed at Mafeking
26155    Tpr    Wilson    John    29/1/01    Not Known    
168    Tpr    Wolhuter    Henry Charles    Not known    30/9/00    Discharged at Mafeking
26153    Tpr    Woods    William James    28/1/01    22/7/01    Discharged, completion of service. Also No.208
155    Tpr    Young    James    Not known    30/11/00    Discharged at Mafeking
266    Tpr    Young    John Davidson    Not known    25/3/02    Discharged at Mafeking, medically unfit