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PostSubject: Hon. Captain and Quatermaster William Burrows    Hon. Captain and Quatermaster William Burrows  EmptyThu Apr 28, 2016 9:37 pm

Hon. Captain and Quatermaster William Burrows served in the Zulu Campaign 1879; Burmese expedition 1887-9 and Boer War 1899-1901 and was awarded medals for these campaigns.

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PostSubject: Re: Hon. Captain and Quatermaster William Burrows    Hon. Captain and Quatermaster William Burrows  EmptyFri Apr 29, 2016 12:05 am

John:

BURROWS, William
Quartermaster & Honorary Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion South Wales Borderers during Anglo-Boer War
Born in Dundee, Scotland 10/5/1855.
Enlisted 24th Regiment March 1871 (as #2-24/2371). Appointed Orderly Room Clerk 23/1/1879. In the ranks 23 years 32 days. Lieutenant & Quartermaster (from Quartermaster-Sergeant) 15/11/1893, Captain 29/11/1900, Retired 24/11/1903. Died 27/12/1938 (See SWB Journal 15).
Garrison Quartermaster Klerksdorp.
Posted to General Depot 1/11/1878. Served in the Kaffir and Zulu Wars in C Company 2nd/24th. Served in Burma as Quartermaster-Sergeant. Awarded Long Service and Good Conduct Medal 1/1/1892. Embarked Southampton 13/1/1900. South Africa service 2/3/1900-31/5/1902, including operations in Orange Free State, Feb-Mar 1900, actions at Karee Siding 29/3/1900, Vet River 5/5/1900-6/5/1900 and Zand River 10/5/1900; operations in the Transvaal May-Jun 1900, action near Johannesburg; operations in the Transvaal, west of Pretoria Aug-Nov 1900; operations in orange River Colony Jun-Aug 1900. Mentioned in Despatches, London Gazette, 10/9/1901. Granted the Honorary rank of Captain, London Gazette, 27/9/1901.
Medals:
South Africa Medal clasp 1877-8-9
India General Service (1854) clasp Burma 1887-89
Queen’s South Africa Medal clasps Johannesburg, Cape Colony, Orange Free State
King’s South Africa Medal clasps South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902
Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (AG List 385 dated 1/1/1892).
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