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From: "R Wat" <>
Subject: [ZA-EC] Boer War - Cattle Rangers P to S
Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2006 12:28:03 +0000


These are extracts from National Archives Ref WO 126/28 for the Boer War
service records for selected names starting between P and S for the CATTLE
RANGERS (CORPS OF CATTLE RANGERS FOR PROTECTION AND SAFE CONDUCT OF CAPTURED
STOCK). There were a variety of standard forms and also many sections of the
forms were not completed. As a result the details included vary.

Kind Regards

Rowena

P H PIETERSEN
Permanent address: 3 Kingsley Terr., Obs. Road, Cape Town
Age: 41, Height: 5 ft 5, Complexion: Dark
Brother: W Pietersen, address as above
Enlisted: Greenpt 10 May 1901

Charles PITMAN
Permanent address: D of S, Pretoria
Age: 50, Height: 5 ft 9, Complexion: Fair, Eyes: Blue, Hair: Brown
Wife: Alice Pitman, P M Burg, Natal
Enlisted: Pretoria 6 Jun 1901

Joseph Kidd PLATT
Permanent address: P O Pretoria or Melbourne Rd, Durban
Age: 24, Height: 5 ft 7 , Weight: 140 lbs,
Complexion: Dark, Eyes: Blue, Hair: Brown
Brother: J G., c/o Rolff Nebel & Co, Durban
Enlisted: Durban 12 Apr 1901
Born: Ballygawley Aug 77
Previous service: BSM 2 years 179 days
Occupation: Clerk

Ernest Burton PRANGLEY
Permanent address: Gold Fields Hotel, Johannesburg
Age: 27, Height: 5 ft 6, Complexion: Fresh, Eyes: Blue
Reg. no. 2
Note: Form marked cancelled
Letter on file says that E B Prangley dismissed from Dept and is proceeding
to Coast as per A O
Brother: P Prangley, Mafeking
Enlisted: Johannesburg 21 Jul 1901

John Cornelius PRETORIUS
Permanent address: Sehreman St W, Pretoria
Age: 25, Height: 5 ft 7, Complexion: Fresh, Eyes: Blue, Hair: Fair
Brown brand moustache?
Mother: Vryheid
Enlisted: Pretoria 9 May 1901

John J RANDALL
Permanent address: Pevievenue Cottage, North End, PE
Age: 28, Height: 5 ft 11 , Complexion: Brown, Eyes: Brown, Hair: Brown
Next of Kin: Mr John Randall, Cooper, Queen St, PE
Enlisted: Port Elizabeth 12 Jun 1901

Robert M Del Histo RANKING
Permanent address: c/o D of S, Pretoria
Age: 26, Height: 6 ft 0 , Complexion: Fair, Eyes: Blue, Hair: Brown
Next of kin: Mrs Ranking, P O Maritzburg
Enlisted: Pretoria 25 Jun 1901

Petrus Hendrick RECKERTS
Permanent address: Pietersburg
Age: 30, Height: 5 ft 10 , Complexion: Fresh, Eyes: Blue, Hair: Light
Brown
Next of Kin: Mrs Nellie Cornelia Susanna Reckerts, Pietersburg
Enlisted: Pretoria 20 Apr 1901

Charles REESE
Permanent address: Ashgrove Cottage, Upper Pier St, Port Elizabeth
Age: 22, Height: 5 ft 8, Complexion: Dark, Eyes: Brown, Hair: Brown
Next of kin: Mrs E Boyce, Address as above
Enlisted: Port Elizabeth 12 Jun 1901

Alexander Stuart REEVES
Permanent address: PO Pretoria or Lowther Hotel
Age: 25, Height: 5 ft 9 , Weight: 10 st 10,
Complexion: Dark, Eyes: Blue, Hair: Brown, Scar on forehead
Mother: C/o Mrs Hope, 85 Burgher St, PM Burg
Enlisted: P M Burg 12 Apr 1901
Born: Cape Town Ap 76
Previous service: BMI 1 year 171 days
Occupation: Compound manager

Henrick Jacobus RENDER
Age: 35, Height: 5 ft 8 , Complexion: Fresh, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Grey
Wife: Arcadia Oatfields Yard Church St
Enlisted: Pretoria 6 May 1901

W G REYMOND
Permanent address: G P O C Town
Age: 44, Height: 5 ft 7, Complexion: Dark,
Wife: Mrs T Raymond
Enlisted: C Town 27 May 1901

Gert Reimier ROTENBACH
Permanent address: Vermeulen St, Ward D, Pretoria
Age: 20, Height: 5 ft 10, Complexion: Dark, Eyes: Brown, Hair: Black
Next of kin: Mrs Cornelia Johanna Maria Rotenbach, Lunatic Asylum, Pretoria
Enlisted: Pretoria 16 Apr 1901

C ROWE
Permanent address: 84 Loop St, C Town
Age: 41, Height: 5 ft 8, Complexion: Red
Scar above left eye
Wife: 16 Simons St, Port Elizabeth
Enlisted: C Town 20 May 1901

Alexander RUDD
Permanent address: c/o Robinson G M Comy, Johannesburg
Age: 32, Height: 5 ft 8 , Complexion: Dark
Tattoo marks on back of each hand
Next of kin: Mrs Rudd c/o Post Office, Port Elizabeth
Enlisted: Johannesburg 21 Jul 1901

S RUTENBERG
Permanent address: 6 Jameson St, Cape Town
Age: 28, Height: 5 ft 9, Complexion: Medium
Scar first finger right hand
Brother in law: Mr Heftel, No. 1 Coffee Bar, Green Point Camp
Enlisted: C Town 30 Apr 1901

Myers RUTENBERG
Age: 29, Height: 5 ft 8, Complexion: Dark
Wife: 16 Bloom St, C Town
Enlisted: C Town 19 Apr 1901

James Benjamin RYAN
Age: 22, Height: 5 ft 10, Complexion: Fresh, Eyes: Blue, Hair: Brown
Mother: Mrs J P Ryan, Brooklyn Terrace, Walmer Estate, Cape Town
Enlisted: Pretoria 24 Apr 1901

Gerald SAYER
Age: 39, Height: 6 ft 1, Complexion: Fair
Scar on left cheek
Wife: Mrs E Sayer, 167 Boom St, P M Burg
Enlisted: Maritzburg 18 Apr 1901
Rifle 836, Bandolie 703, ammn 50
Carbine 98# 539 issued 22/4

Johannes Hendrick Nicolas SCHOEMAN
Permanent address: Koperfontein, Dist Rustenburg
Age: 43, Height: 6 ft , Complexion: Fair, Eyes: Blue, Hair: Light brown
Next of kin: Maria Petonella Schoeman, Koperfontein, Dist Rustenburg
Enlisted: Pretoria 15 Apr 1901

Louis SCHROEDER
Permanent address: 187 President St, Johannesburg
Age: 33, Height: 5 ft 10 , Complexion: Fair
Father: in Cape Town
Enlisted: Johannesburg 21 Jul 1901

Maxwell James SCROOBY
Age: 19, Height: 5 ft 6, Complexion: Fair, Eyes: Grey, Hair: Auburn
Scar on left arm
Next of kin: Walter William Henry Scrooby, Grootplaats, dist Pretoria
Enlisted: 16 Apr 1901

Woodford Ashmead SCROOBY
Age: 17, Height: 5 ft 10, Complexion: Fair, Eyes: Grey, Hair: dark brown
Next of kin: W W H Scrooby, Grootplaats, dist Pretoria
Enlisted: 16 Apr 1901

Jacob SHOLL
Permanent address: Brick Road, Wynberg
Age: 31, Height: 5 ft 8, Complexion: Dark
Father: J [or T] Sholl, Russia
Enlisted: C Town 19 Apr 1901

Geo O SIDDLE
Permanent address: c/o E G Wilson, St Georges St, Bloemfontein
Age: 20, Height: 6 ft 1, Complexion: Fair
Father: Charles Siddle,
Enlisted: Bloemfontein 18 Oct 1901

Frederick SMITH
Age: 20 Height: 6 ft, Complexion: Fresh
Father: H? A Smith, 4 Chapel St, Maritzburg
Enlisted: Maritzburg 7 May 1901

R SMUTS
Permanent address: Stellenbosch
Age: 48, Height: 5 ft 9, Complexion: Medium
Mole centre back, Eye lost (right)
Brother: C Smuts, Stellenbosch
Enlisted: 29 Apr 1901

Henry STEVENS
Signed name with X
Permanent address: c/o L Petersen, Walmer Rd, Port Elizabeth
Age: 28, Height: 5 ft 8, Complexion: Fair, Eyes: Blue, Hair: Fair
Next of Kin: --------
Enlisted: Port Elizabeth 12 Jun 1901

John STIGER [STIEGER]
Age: 25, Height: 5 ft 10 , Complexion: Fair
Father: J Stiger, Crayton
Enlisted: Johannesburg 1901

Cosmo STIPEOVICH
Permanent address: D of S, Pretoria
Age: 38, Height: 5 ft 6 , Complexion: Dark, Eyes: Brown,
Caste in right eye
Daughter: Antoinette, c/o J Sigala, Shaba Goldmine, IXL
Enlisted: Pretoria 5 Jun 1901

Henry Aubrey STRATTON
Permanent address: P O Box 2254 JBurg
Age: 24, Height: 5 ft 9 , Complexion: Fair
Next of kin: F L? G Stratton, 22 Queens Road, Woodstock, Cape Colony
Enlisted: Johannesburg 23 Jul 1901

Abraham Christopher SWANEPOEL
Permanent address: 2 Clare Rd, Johannesburg
Age: 27, Height: 5 ft 7, Complexion: Dark, Eyes: Brown, Hair: Dark
Mother: Mrs Swanepoel, Krugersdorp
Enlisted: Pretoria 3 May 1901

David Nicolaas SWARTS [SWART]
Age: 34, Height: 5 ft 11 , Complexion: Dark, Eyes: Brown, Hair: Black
Next of kin: Mrs Cornelia Johannes Scl Swarts, Schoerpoort, Pretoria
Enlisted: Pretoria 20 Apr 1901

Jacobus Johannes SWARTS [SWART]
Age: 35, Height: 5 ft 11 , Complexion: Dark, Eyes: Brown, Hair: Dark
turning grey
Next of kin: Mrs Wilhelmina Dertina Swarts, Scheerpoort, dist Pretoria
Enlisted: Pretoria 20 Apr 1901

Gerhardus Paulus Johannes SWART
Age: 24, Height: 6 ft 3 , Complexion: Fair, Eyes: Grey, Hair: Light brown
Next of kin: Mrs Hesther, Swart, Lemoenfontein, Dist Rustenburg
Enlisted: Pretoria 15 Apr 1901

Thomas [C?] SYMONDS
Age: 25, Height: 5 ft 10 , Complexion: Fair, Eyes: Grey, Hair: Brown
Brother: C/o Sydney Barnes, Chasedew Rd, Chasevalley, P M B
Enlisted: Pretoria 27 Sep 1901



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