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From: "Gary Cannon" <>
Subject: [ZA-EC] Rhodesian Rebellion 1896/7 - Mashonaland Casualties Part 11
Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 10:33:14 +1200


The London Gazette Issue 26954 published on the 5 April 1898. Pages 2203 to 2208.
http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/search-by-number

N.B.-these lists refer only to Mashonaland and do not include casualties in
Matabeleland.

List of Casualties (White Men) During the Mashonaland Rising

Summary of Casualties to the 31st December, 1897:-

List of Persons Reported Murdered or Missing.
Note. - In the following list of murdered and missing no hope is entertained for
any of those returned as missing. All bodies that have been found have been buried.
Civilians, 114; Local Forces, 3; Imperial Troops, 1; B.S.A. Police 1-Total, 119

TAPSELL, Walter, June 21, 1896, Abercorn District, Farmer, believed to have been
murdered at Makombi's Kraal.
TATE, William James, June 16, 1896, Salisbury District, Mining Engineer, murdered
at the Beatrice Mine by 'Mslopa's people.
THURGOOD, Harry, about June 15, 1896, Hartley District, formerly Native Commissioner,
Hartley, murdered at George's Kraal.
TUCKER, Augustus Thomas, June 20, 1896, Salisbury District, Barman at Ballyhooley,
murdered near Law's Store; body found August 3, 1896.
TURNER, A. L., June 19, 1896, Hartley District, Assistant Storekeeper, Hartley Hill,
murdered with CARRICK on way into Salisbury.
VAN DER MERWE, Caspar, June 20, 1896, Charter District, Farmer, murdered at his farm
VAN ROOYEN, Robert William Alexander, June 16, 1896. Salisbury District, Transport
Rider, murdered near Hunyani River, on Hartley Road
WALLACE, James, June 17, 1896, Hartley District, Prospector, murdered at his farm.
WATKINS, Charles Herbert, June 21, 1896, Lomogundi District, Medical Officer, murdered
near Deary's Store
WEYERS, Jan, about June 18, 1896, Salisbury District, murdered on Umtali Road; body
found June 19, 1896.
WEYERS (Mrs.), Susanna Sear, about June 18, 1896, Salisbury District, murdered on
Umtali Road; body found June 19, 1896.
WEYERS Child of Jan and (Mrs.) Susanna Sear Weyers, about June 18, 1896, Salisbury
District, murdered on Umtali Road; body found June 19, 1896.
WEYERS Child of Jan and (Mrs.) Susanna Sear Weyers, about June 18, 1896, Salisbury
District, murdered on Umtali Road; body found June 19, 1896.
WHITE, James, July 7, 1896, Marandella's District, Farm Manager, murdered at
Wesleyan Mission Station, near Marandella's
WHITE, William de Coy. About June 19, 1896, Salisbury District, Storekeeper
WICKSTROM, N. A., about June 17, 1896, Hartley District, Prospector, believed to have
been murdered near Umsezwe's Kraal.
WILLS, Franklin, June 18, 1896, Salisbury District, Trooper M.M.P., murdered on
Gwebi River
YOUNG, Arthur Liston, about June 21,1896, Lomogundi District, Trooper M.M.P.,
murdered near Eyre's Farm, Umvokwe Mountains




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