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PostSubject: 837 Private S. Dunning, 94th Foot   Fri Sep 28, 2012 8:48 pm

South Africa Medal 1877-1879, 1 clasp, 1879. 837 Private S. Dunning, 94th Foot.

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Casualty of Bronkhorst Spruit.

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PostSubject: Re: 837 Private S. Dunning, 94th Foot   Fri Sep 28, 2012 8:55 pm

The Action at Bronkhorstspruit was one of the first serious clashes of the First Boer War. It was a skirmish between a British army column and a group of Boers, fought by the Bronkhorstspruit River, a few miles east of the town of Bronkhorstspruit, Transvaal on 20 December 1880.

A column of British soldiers consisting of six officers and 246 men of the 94th Regiment, as well as 12 men of the Army Service Corps and four of the Army Hospital Corps, were marching on a road to Pretoria, when at least 250 Boers appeared to the left of the column.[3] Making use of the limited cover, the Boers crept to within 200 yards of the British. Lt. Col. Anstruther parleyed with a Boer envoy, who had brought a request from the Transvaal government to turn back.[4] Anstruther refused, but before he could move his column into skirmish formation the Boers opened fire at 12:30 pm.

Within 15 minutes, most of the officers were killed or wounded, and the horses and oxen pulling the covered wagons at the front and rear of the column were killed, preventing any movement. Shocked by the sudden and aggressive nature of the attack, Lt. Col. Anstruther gave the order to surrender. In a battle lasting just 15 minutes, 156 British soldiers were killed or wounded, with the rest taken prisoner. Reported Boer casualties were only two killed and five wounded. Anstruther was himself wounded during the fight and died on the 26th of december following the amputation of one of his legs.

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PostSubject: Re: 837 Private S. Dunning, 94th Foot   Fri Sep 28, 2012 10:44 pm

Battle of Bronkhorstspruit Roll of Honour
CUMMINS - MURPHY - DUNNING - MURRAY - FINEGAN - PRICE - GRIMES - ROWAN - GUERNSEY - SLATER - GALLAGHER - STARKIE - GIBSON - SULLIVAN - GREEN - TOLAN - HICKEY - TRAVERS - HOGAN - WARD - HOUGHAM - WARREN - HOWES - WHITSTONE - JENNER - WHARTON - JOHNSON - WILLIAMS - ROLLINGS - ROBERTSON - BANCROFT - CARTER


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PostSubject: Re: 837 Private S. Dunning, 94th Foot   Sat Sep 29, 2012 8:07 am

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24th many thanks. Please could you tell us a little more about the location of the memorial?
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