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From: "Gary Cannon" <>
Subject: [ZA-EC] Rhodesian Rebellion 1896/7 - Mashonaland Casualties Part 12
Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 10:33:49 +1200
The London Gazette Issue 26954 published on the 5 April 1898. Pages 2203 to 2208.
N.B.-these lists refer only to Mashonaland and do not include casualties in
List of Casualties (White Men) During the Mashonaland Rising
Summary of Casualties to the 31st December, 1897:-
Civilians, 1; Local Forces, 3; B.S.A. Police, 2-Total, 6
BESTER, Susarah, June 20, 1896, Van der Merwe's Farm, near Enkeldoorn, wife of Mr.
Bester, accidentally shot when natives attacked the farm.
EARNSHAW, Harry Popplewell, Trooper Umtali Rifles, October 19, 1896, Gatzi's Kraal;
shot himself in action.
GORDON, George, Lieutenant and Adjutant, Umtali Rifles, September 29, 1896, near
Headlands; revolver accident
JENKINS, Henry, Trooper Umtali Rifles, August 4, 1896, Umtali; revolver accident
PAYNE, John William, Trooper B.S.A.P., accidentally shot at Mazoe, Fort Alderson,
died at Salisbury Hospital, June 16, 1897.
TENNANT, Robert, Hospital-Sergeant B.S.A.P., fell off a rock and killed at Hartley,
July 26, 1897.
Local Forces, 2; Imperial Troops, 1-Total, 3
CARTER, H., Private W. Riding Regiment, October 18, 1896, rifle accident, causing
compound fracture of foot
DAY, Frederick Warren, Trooper Dismounted Troop R, H , September 28, 1896, 3rd
Mazoe Patrol; dynamite.
GIBBS, Joseph, Trooper Mounted Troop R.H., Salisbury, September, 1896; rifle
Wounded at Commencement of Rising
Civilians, 8; Local Forces, 1-Total, 9
BESTER, Barnadus, June 20 1896, Charter District, Farmer, wounded at Van der Merwe's
BROADBENT, Edward Charles, June 20, 1896, Abercorn District, Prospector, on his way
to Abercorn Store
CAPE, F. W., June, 1896, Lomogundi District, Prospector, on his way to Salisbury
CARTWRIGHT, Charles, Trooper M.M.P., June 15, 1896, Lomogundi District, wounded at
KROOK, Otto, June, 1896, Lomogundi District, Prospector, on his way into Salisbury
DEANE, Joseph Francis, June 19, 1896, Abercorn District, Prospector, on his way to
STOCKFELT, June, 1896, Lomogundi District, on his way to Salisbury
SIROYAN, James, June 19, 1896, Abercorn District, Prospector, on his way to
VAN DER MERWE, Hendrick, June 20 1896, Charter District, Farmer, wounded at Van
der Merwe's Farm
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