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Yorkshire Evening Post 10 July 1913
Wilfred Turner ANDERSON (Captain)
Date of Birth - March 24th 1846
Place of Birth - Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Age upon Entering the Service 19 years 5 months.
Served as a Cadet at the Royal Military College
Service and Dates of Commission:
Ensign or Cornet 80th Regiment of Foot August 4th 1865 (Commission by Purchase)
Lieutenant 80th Regiment of Foot October 14th 1868 (Commission by Purchase)
Captain 80th Regiment of Foot November 9th 1877.
Major 80th Regiment of Foot July 9th 1881
Lieutenant Colonel 2nd Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment July 1st 1888
Retired July 1st 1888
Periods of Employment:
Home - August 4th 1865 to January 11th 1872
Strait Settlements - January 12th 1872 to December 27th 1872
China - December 28th 1872 to August 21st 1874
Home - August 22nd 1874 to November 16th 1877
Cape of Good Hope - November 17th 1877 to ?
Staff Service Record: Served as Superintendent Of Volunteers 1878
Orders and Decorations: South Africa Medal with clasp '1878-9'
Personal Information - Height 5ft 8 ins
Foreign Languages - French
Wilfred Turner Anderson took part in the operations against Sekukuni in 1878 and served with Regiment on the Swazi Border during 1879. Wilfred was present at the final Battle of the Zulu War at Ulundi. [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Grave. Highland Road Cemetery, Southsea, Hampshire, England.