Index
in The Victorian soldier in Africa

INDEX

Abbot, Trooper Thomas 152
Abbott, Corporal R. 169
’Abdullah, Khalifa 126, 1501, 153
army of 137, 143, 150, 152
Abu Hamed 120, 1445
Abu Klea Wells 117, 121
battle of (1885) 6, 117
Abu Kru (Gubat) 121
battle of (1885) 118
Adowa, battle of (1896) 140
Adye, Lieutenant-General Sir John 8, 81
Afghanistan 2, 9, 77, 125
Afghan War, Second (1878–80) 68, 77, 93
Ainslie, Quartermaster John 867, 91
Airey, General Sir Richard 5
Aldworth, Lieutenant-Colonel W. 1667, 174n.2
Alexandria 6, 7781
Alison, Brigadier Sir Archibald 28, 7980
Alleman’s Nek, battle of (1900) 169
Amoafo, battle of (1874) 2830
Anderson, Corporal D. W. 147
Anstey, Private S. 161
Anstruther, Lieutenant-Colonel P. R. 601, 634
Arabi Pasha 7783, 85, 92
camp of 89, 91
armoured trains 77, 80, 85, 170
Army, Anglo-Egyptian 137, 143, 150, 152
Army, British 1, 56, 1012, 72, 132, 159, 163, 165, 183, 188
discipline 1213, 23, 38, 81
education 23, 9
image 1216, 184
postal service 4, 6, 13, 35
recruitment 2, 1213, 184
reservists 15, 78, 86, 160, 1834, 187
Army, Egyptian 81, 84
camps 823
casualties 84, 87, 901, 99, 1023, 105
fighting qualities 79, 90, 93, 138, 188
gunnery 80, 823, 856, 8890, 147, 180
reformed 13741, 146, 150, 1523, 186
shooting 7980, 84, 879
trenches 80, 82, 869, 94, 150, 180
Army, Mahdist 99100, 11213, 11819, 121, 128, 139, 1401, 1446, 148
casualties 105, 108, 120, 1234, 127, 140, 147, 153, 183
fighting qualities 1034, 108, 120, 123, 143, 147, 151, 188
shooting 120, 126, 147
skirmishing 123, 126
tactics 107, 109, 11718, 122, 124, 126, 1502
trenches 103, 139, 147
see also ’Abdullah, Khalifa; Hadendowa Arabs; Osman Digna
Army, Zulu 35, 478, 61, 185
casualties 9, 43, 45, 49, 51, 53
mobility 3840, 53, 188
shooting 46, 50
tactics 412, 4450, 523
see also Cetshwayo
Army Hospital Corps 67, 70, 82, 84, 91
Army Post Office Corps 6, 77
Army Service Corps 63, 1878
Asante people 201, 237, 31
fighting qualities 212, 2730, 188
tactics 22, 2730
Asantehene see Kofi Karikari, King
Astell, Captain Somerset 141, 143
Atbara Fort 144, 149
Atbara river 1467
battle of (1898) 5, 1478, 150, 186
Ayr Advertiser 50
Bain, Private 165
Baker, Sergeant G. 122
Baker, Major-General Valentine 99104
Balfour, Lieutenant Charles B. 4, 83, 90
Balfour, Dr Harry H. 162
Baring, Sir E. (later Earl of Cromer) 102, 109, 140
Barrow, Major P. H. S. 1045
Barwood, A. V. 79, 100, 106, 115, 126
Baynes, Captain Kenneth S. 867
Bechuanaland 132, 134, 187
Bedson, Private George 87
Beja group of tribes 99, 123
Bennett, Sergeant-Major Benjamin 25
Bennett, Corporal F. 123
Berber 99, 109, 112, 125, 144, 146
Beresford, Lord Charles 119
Best, Brian 35
Betts, Private G. 47
Bevan, Corporal W. G. 163
Beziudenhout, Piet 61
Black and White 5
Blackburn, Captain J. E. 119
‘Black Week’ 163
Blackwood’s Magazine 45, 8
blockhouses 72, 172
Bloemfontein (town and camp) 168, 182, 188
Blood (Ncome) River 38, 50
Boers 67, 9, 478, 612, 68, 74n.1, 1324, 168, 1713, 181
casualties 645, 67, 70, 164
mistreat natives 65, 171, 185
mobility 59, 159, 168, 170
shooting 59, 667, 6973, 135, 1614, 166, 173, 188
siegecraft 59, 713, 15963
skirmishing 59, 63, 67, 69, 71, 73, 1612, 166, 173, 188
tactics 634, 66, 74n.19, 16870, 1889
trenches 1634, 1667, 173
Bogle, Drummer 87, 934
Bolshaw, Sergeant J. F. 1415
Bond, Private W. 7980
Bond, Colonel W. D. 70
Booth, Sergeant Anthony 47
Borthwick, Oliver 10
Boscawen, Lieutenant-Colonel Hon. E. 118
Botha, General Louis 168
Bowden, Private Arthur 183
Brackenbury, General Sir H. 45, 8, 289, 120
Bray, Private 171
Brecon County Times 10
Brett, E. H. 64
Bridge of Allan Reporter 50
Briggs, Lance-Sergeant W. 149
Brinton, Lieutenant John 5
Bristol Observer 10
Bromhead, Lieutenant Gonville 434
Bronkhurst Spruit, ambush (1880) 7, 634, 72
Brown, Private W. J. 188
Brownlow, Major William 65
Bryan, Lieutenant John 170, 186
Bryne, Trooper M. 152
Buckley, Private D. 43
Bull, René 5
Bullen, Private R. 1801
Buller, General Sir Redvers 37, 489, 523
in the South African War 160, 162, 1645, 1689, 1834
in the Sudan 105, 108, 121
Burleigh, Bennet 7, 100, 111n.44, 121, 153
Burnaby, Colonel F. 104, 117
Butler, Lieutenant-General Sir William 22, 127
Cairo 14, 778, 80, 86, 912, 102, 112, 114, 126, 13844, 149, 153
Cambridge, Duke of 5
Camel Corps 11519
Egyptian 119, 127, 152
Cameron, Private Donald 9, 88
Cameron, John 100, 107, 118
Campbell, Private Donald 88
Campbell, Captain H. Fletcher 45
Cape Colony 15, 36, 64, 132, 159, 170
Cardwell, Edward T. 5, 20, 22
reforms of 20, 312, 78, 923, 187
Carey, Lieutenant J. B. 51
Carrington, Major F., Horse 367, 60, 134
censorship 7, 15, 77, 93, 121, 130n.58, 1812
Centane, battle of (1878) 36
Cetshwayo, Zulu king 38, 51, 53, 74n.1, 181
army of 41
Chard, Lieutenant John 40, 43, 185
Chelmsford, 2nd Baron (Lieutenant- General F. A. Thesiger) 3744, 513, 59
columns of 389, 413, 50
criticised 49, 51, 53, 183
Child, Daphne 35
Childers, Hugh 93
Chin, Corporal 172
Chonlarton, Private W. 184
Churchill, Winston S. 5, 1011
Churchward, Lieutenant W. S. 93
City of London Imperial Volunteers 169, 186
Clark, Sonia 35
Clarke, Private Thomas R. 148
Cochrane, Lieutenant W. F. D. 40
Coe, Private C. 50
Coghill, Lieutenant-Colonel Kendal 856, 90
Coke, Major-General J. Talbot 169
Colenso, battle of (1899) 159, 162, 1645, 182
Colley, Major-General Sir George Pomeroy 61, 6471, 73, 75n.41
colonial auxiliaries 369, 43, 479, 523, 59, 72, 1324, 159, 186
Commeline, Lieutenant Charles 49, 57n.83, 60, 72
communications, 7, 46, 72, 135, 162, 167
heliograph 46, 102, 150, 160
telegraph 67, 256, 46, 68, 82, 85, 90, 92, 126, 1324, 140, 187
concentration camps 1713
Connan, Sergeant 107
Connaught, Duke of 83, 92
Cook, Lance-Corporal W. 11415
Coombs, Sergeant Henry 678
Cordial, Drum Major 151
Cosser, Lance-Corporal J. A. 15, 185
Coveny, Lieutenant-Colonel Robert 90, 108, 11920, 188
Crann, Private Thomas 64
Crauford, Captain William 50
Crealock, Major-General H. H. 51
Crimean War (1854–6) 28, 77
Cronjé, General Piet 73, 1668
Crow, Dr Harvey 634
Cunningham, Captain Boyd A. 171
Cunynghame, Sir Arthur 367
Curling, Lieutenant Henry 10
Daily Chronicle 6
Daily Mail 182
Daily News 3, 100
Daily Telegraph 5, 7, 100
Dalrymple-Hay, Second Lieutenant J. R. M. 73
Dalton, James L. 43
Danby, Sergeant William 1045
Dartnell, Major John 40
Davies, Private George 49
Davies, Corporal Thomas 35
Davis, Major-General John 1056
Daykin, Private F. 116
Deane, Colonel 66
De la Rey, General Koos 168
Denne, Lieutenant Henry W. D. 801, 93, 1045, 1079, 11920
Devas, Corporal 160
De Wet, General Christiaan 168, 1701, 186
De Wetsdorp 171
Dixon, Gunner 117
Dongola 11516, 141, 143
campaign (1896) 137, 140
Doornkop, battle of (1900) 1689, 183
Douglas, Captain Charles W. H. 701
Douglas, Private Walter 163
Dover Express 9
Dunn, J. N. 9
Dunne, Acting Commissary W. A. 185
Durnford, Lieutenant-Colonel A. W. 389, 41, 43
Eadon, Captain F. H. 1512
Earle, Major-General William 11920
Easterbrook, Private H. 165
Eastwood, Colour-Sergeant 151
Edwards, Captain C. Mackenzie 1245
Egerton, Conductor Ralph 634, 74n.19
Egypt 4, 6, 9, 14, 779, 93, 112, 134, 144
army of occupation 15, 99100, 137
barracks 12, 912, 1378, 1401
disease in 85, 92, 100, 185
intervention in (1882) 4, 67, 778, 135, 184, 1878
invasions of 126, 13940
Elandslaagte, battle of (1899) 15961
Elmina, battle of (1873) 201
El Obeid, battle of (1883) 99
Elsdale, Major Henry 1345
El Teb, two battles of (1884) 99100, 1036
Emery, Frank 2, 10, 35, 57n.83, 75n.32, 77, 109n.4, 114
Emmerson, Telegrapher H. 114
Eshowe, mission 38, 46, 501
Essex, Captain Edward 41
Etherington, Private Harry 117
Evans, Private Edward 412
Evening News 139
Eyers, Private E. 171
Eyre, Lieutenant-Colonel Philip H. 114, 120
Fante people 201, 256, 2931, 185
Farley, Major J. J. B. 1401, 143, 154n.29
farm burning 168, 171
Farmer, Lance Corporal 70
Farquharson, Corporal John 5
Fashoda 153, 157n.103
Fell, Lieutenant Robert B. 489
Fereira, Commandant Joachim 5960
Ferguson, Private Francis 123, 127, 13740
Ferguson, Private Robert 23, 28, 30
Festing, Colonel F. W. 201
Fielding, Viscount 89
Fife, Lieutenant Hugh 167, 169, 177n.59
Finn, Surgeon E. H. 125
Firket 126
battle of (1896) 141, 143
First World War (1914–18) 11
Fitzgerald, Private P. 42
Forbes, Archibald 3, 12
Forde, Sergeant 1423
Forster, W. E., Education Act of (1870) 12
Fraser, Private George C. 170
Fraser Major T. 6970
Free State Express 9
French, Major-General J. D. P. 160, 186
Frere, Sir Henry Bartle 38, 59
Fripp, Charles 5
Frontier Light Horse 37, 479
Fry, Colour-Sergeant G. 166
Gakdul Wells 116, 121
Gamble, Private Robert 82
Gardner, Lieutenant M. S. 167
garrisons 1, 15, 59, 712, 789, 81, 99100, 160, 187
Gatacre, Major-General W. F. 1457, 160
Geddes, Private 91
Gemaizah, battle of (1888) 139
Gerrotty, Private M. 38
Gibson, Corporal J. 1501
Gifford, Lord 26
Gilham, Rifleman George H. 23, 30
Gingindlovu, battle of (1879) 501, 53
Ginnis, battle of (1885) 4, 113, 127, 138
Gittins, Trooper T. 82, 84
Gladstone William E. 109, 112
criticised 71, 1089, 121, 189
government of 61, 65, 78, 93, 99, 102, 112, 121, 125, 132
Glasson, Private James 181
Gleichen, Lieutenant Count Edward 11516
Glyn, Colonel Richard T. 38, 49
Godfrey, Private Charles 50
Gold Coast 201, 236, 31
Gomer, Sapper R. 187
Gordon, Major-General Charles 99, 108, 112, 11719, 128n.1, 147, 151, 189
death of 7, 112, 1201, 123, 140, 150
memorial service 153
relief expedition (1884–5) 4, 7, 112, 1278, 135, 137, 139, 181, 184, 188
Gordon-Duff, Lieutenant Lachlan 167, 169
Goshen, republic of 132, 134
Graham, Major-General Gerald 82, 85
brigade of 824, 87, 89
criticised 105, 108, 125
in eastern Sudan (1884) 100, 1023, 1059; (1885) 112, 1223
Graham, Private John 49
Graham, Private L. 160
Grant, Lieutenant M. H. 173
Granville, Lord 102
Graphic 5, 50, 100
Greaves, Adrian 35
Green, Colonel A. O. 1002, 144
Greenfield, Reverend C. E. 172
Greig, Sergeant-Major 93
Grieve, Lance-Sergeant Colin 144, 148, 187
Griffiths, Private G. 43
Guards Brigade 86, 90, 923
gunboats 137, 143, 146, 150, 153
guns, artillery 28, 30, 367, 5960, 1323
in Boer War 612, 659, 713
in Egyptian intervention 77, 80, 8290
in the South African War 160, 162, 1646, 16971, 188
in the Sudan 1023, 1056, 116, 118, 120, 123, 1267, 137, 143, 147, 1501, 153
in Zulu War 3942, 45, 47, 4950, 523
Hadendowa Arabs 99100, 1078, 188
Hafir, battle of (1896) 143
Hamilton, Colonel Ian 69, 160
Hamilton, Sergeant William 168
Harding, Private Thomas 43
Harness, Lieutenant-Colonel A. 39, 42
Harrison, Lieutenant H. A. C. 63
Hart, Major-General Fitzroy 71, 164
Harward, Lieutenant H. H. 47
Hashin, battle of (1885) 123, 125
Haslam, Corporal R. 123, 125
Haughton, Private H. 167
Hausa 21, 256, 30
Hawkins, Corporal A. 189
Hawkins, Corporal F. 173
Healey, Sergeant R. D. 89, 93
Heidelberg 62, 64
Helpmekaar 41, 49
Henwood, Private William 184
Hewett, Admiral Sir William H. 107
Hicks, Lieutenant-General William 99, 138
Higginson, Lieutenant 40
Highland Brigade
in Egypt 868, 93, 94n.2
in the South African War 163, 165, 181, 183
Hill, Lance-Corporal G. 172
Hipkin, Private Arthur 1478
Hitchcock, Sergeant J. E. 181
Hlobane mountain, battle of (1879) 48
Hobhouse, Emily 173
Holland, Private James 9
Holman, Lieutenant-Colonel H. W. L. 124
Holme, Norman 10
Home, Major Robert 23
Hook, Private Henry 185
Hooper, Sergeant Josh S. 23, 46
Howard, Hon. Hubert 182
Hughes, Private F. 165
Hume, Lieutenant J. J. F. 64
Hunter, Colonel Archibald 1401, 1434, 182
Husband, Sergeant Edward E. 170
Hutchinson, Corporal 489
Hutton, Lieutenant Edward 5
Illustrated London News 5, 46, 100, 133
Imperial Light Horse 160, 186
Imperial Yeomanry 186
India 2, 145
native forces of 85, 93, 1234
reinforcements from 6, 15, 679, 78, 81, 100, 122, 160, 187
see also Tirah campaign
Ingogo river 678, 70
Isandlwana 8, 14, 35, 423, 51
battle of (1879) 910, 403, 457, 49, 77, 108
camp 38, 401
Ismailia 6, 78, 813, 856
Jackson, F. W. D. 35, 40
Jackson, Tabitha 12
James, Private D. 167
James, Private W. 168
Jekyll, Lieutenant H. 25
Jewell, Corporal 186
Johnston, Private William 166
Jones, Sergeant Evan 183
Jones, Colonel H. S. 4
Joubert, Commandant Frans 63
Joubert, Piet 62, 65, 67, 701
Judson, Private James 90
Kassassin 823, 87
two battles of (1882) 846
Kean, Sergeant A. 164
Kelly, Bandsman P. 166
Khambula, camp and battle of (1879) 479
Khartoum 99, 112, 115, 11820
capture of (1885) 7, 112, 118, 1201
Kimberley 160, 162, 168
Kirbekan, battle of (1885) 120, 188
Kitchener, Major-General Sir Horatio Herbert
in the South African War 1667, 1723, 181
in the Sudan 5, 7, 13941, 1434, 1467, 14950, 153, 185
Knight, Ian 35
Kofi Karikari, King 21, 257, 31
Komati Poort 1701
Korti 112, 116, 119, 121
Kosheh, fort and village 1267, 143
Kruger, Paul 62, 71
Kumase 20, 25, 27, 301, 181
Ladysmith 160, 165, 168, 183, 189
siege of (1899–1900) 13, 159, 1613
Laing’s Nek 65, 68, 70, 169
battle of (1881) 658
Lambert, Trooper 173
Lambert, Gunner H. 163
Lambert, James 523
Lanyon, Sir W. O. 612
Law, Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil 169, 172
Learmonth, Bandsman P. 148
letter-writing 12, 46, 12, 712, 92, 122, 139
difficulty of 34, 35, 11314
shortcomings of 7, 1011, 1516, 18nn. 534, 28, 301, 40, 1801
value of 1, 5, 711, 1316, 29, 49, 66, 77, 137, 159, 1646, 180, 184, 189
Lewis, Sergeant Charles 267
Lison, Private 151
Littler, Corporal Philip 173
Lloyd, Lieutenant Francis 125, 180
Long, Colonel C. J. 164
Lovat scouts 186
Lunny, Sergeant-Major 656
Lydenburg 46, 74n.12
Lyons, Private 162
Macaulay, Private 79
McChesney, Sergeant 89
MacDonald, Alex 100
MacDonald, Private D. 146
Macdonald, Major-General Hector A. 7, 70, 152, 166
McGraw, Lance-Sergeant S. 31
machine-gun 77, 103, 126, 133, 137, 184
Gardner 100, 106, 117, 124, 132
Gatling 25, 30, 45, 50, 52, 65, 812, 87, 100, 127
Maxim 141, 149, 151, 153, 165
Mackintosh, Major 172
McLean, Private Lauchlan 79
McLeod, Colonel John 27
McNeill, Major-General Sir John 28, 1235
Macpherson, Lieutenant-Colonel Duncan 86
McRae, Private Peter 100, 102
Madden, Sergeant Jeremiah 9, 656
Mafeking 132, 134, 160, 162
Magersfontein, battle of (1899) 163, 165, 1813
Mahdi see Mohammad Ahmad al-Mahdi
Mahmud, Emir 1467
Main, Lieutenant Thomas R. 36, 38, 45
Maiwand, battle of (1880) 77
Majuba hill 169
battle of (1881) 59, 6971, 73, 77, 1601, 167, 189
Malcolm, Lieutenant H. H. L. 86
Manchester Examiner 100
Mansell, Dr 456
Marchand, Commandant Jean-Baptiste 153
Marching Over Africa 2, 35
Marling, Lieutenant Percy S. 65, 68, 701, 85, 1002, 1045, 108, 11718, 188
Martin, Rifleman 182
Martin, Colonel Roland 1512
Martin, Private W. G. 103
Matthews, Father 165
Matthews, Private H. 1445
Maurice, Major-General Sir J. F. 5
Maxwell, Lance-Corporal Wallace 166
medals 13, 15, 31, 71, 8990, 94, 109, 1267, 1801
khedival 14, 94, 127, 149
Victoria Cross 31, 61, 70, 100, 104, 123, 152, 161, 185
medical support 133, 184
in Asante War 23, 25
in Boer War 634, 678, 70
in Egypt 83, 913
in the South African War 108, 1212, 124, 128, 138, 1401, 148, 168, 188
in the Sudan 108, 1212, 124, 128, 138, 1403, 148
in Zulu War 456, 50
Meiklejohn, Captain Matthew F. M. 161
Meiklejohn, Lieutenant R. F. 146
Melvill, Lieutenant Teignmouth 41
Metemmeh 118, 139
Methuen, Lieutenant-General Lord P. S. 133, 135, 136n.18, 160, 1624, 183, 1868
Midland Counties Express 9
Middleton, Corporal F. H. 11618, 122
Modder river 1667
battle of (1899) 163
Mohammad Ahmad al-Mahdi 7, 99, 126
tomb of 150
Monks, Corporal F. 151
Moody, Sergeant W. G. 150
Moore, Captain G. C. 25
Moore, Major H. G. 37
Morgan, Drill-Sergeant 1501
Moriarty, Captain D. B. 467
Morning Post 5, 10
Morris, Donald 35
Morris, Private George 38
Morris, Lance-Sergeant W. J. 656
Morrison, Private John 1023
Morrison, Sergeant Roderick 144, 147
Mostyn, Lieutenant-Colonel Hon. Savage 25
Mount Prospect, camp 65, 678
mounted infantry 36, 5960, 656, 72, 1324
in Egypt 80, 82, 84, 91
in the South African War 168, 170, 181
in the Sudan 100, 1057, 115, 117
in Zulu War 37, 3942, 4753
Mowbray, Lieutenant W. H. H. C. 29
Muirhead, Trooper 40, 42
Munro, Private R. 181
Murphy, Sergeant 1467
Murray, Captain Hon. Andrew 153, 157n.103
Napoleon, Prince Louis (The Prince Imperial) 35, 50
Nason, Major 152
Natal 4, 15, 36, 38, 40, 43, 46, 49, 59, 645, 67, 133, 15960, 164, 166, 169, 182, 185, 188
Mounted Police 37, 412, 65
Native Contingent 40, 43, 185
Native Pioneers 3940
Natal Witness 9
native auxiliaries 212, 27, 30, 3640, 45, 478, 50, 523, 60, 116, 121, 132, 172, 180, 185
bearers 256, 301, 115, 119, 124, 133, 180, 185
drivers 73, 107, 124, 180
labourers 234, 26, 31, 133, 144, 185
messengers 7, 185
scouts 26, 52, 107, 132, 180, 1845
Naval Brigades 187
in Asante War 212, 247, 2931
in Boer War 65, 689
in Egypt 778, 801, 87, 89
in the South African War 162, 169
in the Sudan 100, 102, 107, 114, 11619, 124, 126
in Zulu War 456
Nelson, Drum-Major D. 147
Newdigate, Major-General E. 51
newspapers 1, 411, 49, 59, 71, 77, 93, 100, 107, 135, 151, 159, 173, 1813, 186
Nicholson’s Nek, battle of (1899) 1602
Nicol, Captain J. 267
Nile, river 7, 99, 112, 114, 11719, 128, 138, 141, 1445, 150, 153, 187
campaign see Gordon relief expedition
Noble 24 the, The 10
Northey, Lieutenant-Colonel Francis 53
Ntombe river, battle of (1879) 35, 467
Nyamaga, battle of (1878) 36
Nyezane river, battle of (1879) 45
observation balloons 122, 125, 132, 1345, 162
O’Callaghan, Sergeant M. O. 53, 72
officers, British
in Egyptian Army 137, 1401, 143, 1523
relations with other ranks 141, 1456, 148, 1645, 183
as war correspondents 45, 11, 50
Omdurman 144, 14953
battle of (1898) 5, 137, 1502, 165, 1823, 186, 188
Omissi, David 11
Orange Free State (later Orange River Colony) 61, 64, 170, 181, 187
Osbourne, Lieutenant George S. 160, 1656
Osman Digna 99, 152
army of 104, 109, 1224, 137
camp of 105, 108
Paardeberg, battle of (1900) 159, 1667, 174
Pakenham, Thomas 1
Pall Mall Gazette 99
Park, Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil W. 162, 182
Parminter, Private W. 162
Paterson, Drummer George 14, 88, 92
Paulton, James M. 100
Payne, Lieutenant A. V. 46
Peacock, Captain F. M. 1701
Pearson, Colonel C. K. 38, 456, 185
Pedi people 356, 60, 188
Pexton, Private H. 147
Philip, Sergeant John 80, 84, 94
Pickup, Private Walter 149
Pine-Coffin, Captain John E. 181, 1856
Plumer, Lieutenant-Colonel H. C. O. 170
poetry 1, 934, 109, 139, 148, 1801
Porter, Surgeon 122, 124
Potchefstroom 612, 723, 74n.12
Powell, Sapper 91
Pra, river 21, 246
Pretoria 614, 72, 74n.12, 1689
Pretorius, Marthinus 62
Price, Private James 11
Price, Julius M. 133, 135
Prior, Melton 30, 100, 111n.44
Pulleine, Lieutenant-Colonel H. 401
purchase, abolition of 312
railways 112, 1256
Egyptian 803, 85, 8990, 92, 100, 114, 140, 143
South African 133, 160, 16871
Sudan Military 7, 1445
see also armoured trains
Rait, Captain A. J. 25, 28, 30, 32
Ramleh 79, 81
Rawlinson, Captain Sir Henry 5
Reade, Winwoode 20
Red River expedition (1870) 4, 112, 128n.14
Red Soldier, The 2, 35
regiments (cavalry) in alphabetical order
Dragoon Guards (1st King’s) 9, 513, 656
Dragoon Guards (4th) 82, 84, 91
Dragoon Guards (5th) 161
Dragoon Guards (7th) 82, 84
Dragoons (6th, Inniskilling) 132, 134
Hussars (10th) 1045, 110n.15
Hussars (15th) 68
Hussars (18th) 116
Hussars (19th) 856, 90, 1024, 11821
Hussars (20th) 123, 127, 1379
Lancers (5th) 1225, 161
Lancers (17th) 14, 513
Lancers (21st) 5, 137, 14952
Life Guards 5, 9, 824
Royal Scots Greys 172
regiments (Guards) in alphabetical order
Coldstream 123, 181
Grenadier 113, 11516, 125, 14951, 153
Scots 4, 79, 823, 912, 121
regiments (infantry) in alphabetical order
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 50, 86, 163, 1656, 1712, 182, 184
Black Watch 9, 14, 2331, 77, 79, 8690, 923, 94n.2, 97n.108, 100, 1023, 1058, 11921, 155n.39, 163, 1656, 1812
Buffs 3, 35, 45
Connaught Rangers 35, 37, 51, 5960, 634
Devonshire 1605, 1723, 1824, 189
Dorsetshire 165, 169, 172
Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry 805, 126, 1669, 172, 174n.2, 181, 184, 186
Duke of Edinburgh’s Lanarkshire (99th) 45, 4750
Essex 114
Gloucestershire 1602, 1668, 1701, 1801
Gordon Highlanders 4, 13, 6871, 801, 868, 923, 97n.108, 100, 1024, 1603, 167, 169, 1724, 1823
Highland Light Infantry 9, 868, 163, 168, 181
King’s Own (4th) 38
King’s Royal Rifle Corps (60th) 5, 50, 65, 679, 79, 81, 856, 93, 103, 162
Lancashire Fusiliers 14950, 165
Lincolnshire 14450
Loyal North Lancashire 181
Manchester 1601
North Staffordshire 137, 1403, 145
Northumberland Fusiliers 149, 151
Perthshire Volunteers, later Cameronians (90th) 367, 479, 52, 164
Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders 9, 23, 86, 88, 97n.108, 1267, 1449, 151, 153, 155nn.39 and 53, 170
Rifle Brigade 234, 26, 2830, 149, 151
Rutlandshire (58th) 9, 50, 523, 61, 656, 6970, 72
Royal Berkshire 1224
Royal Irish (18th) 85
Royal Irish Fusiliers 89, 102, 149, 1612
Royal Scots 1324, 170
Royal Scots Fusiliers 503, 59, 61, 65, 723
Royal Sussex 11618
Royal Warwickshire 144, 146, 14851, 153
Royal Welch Fusiliers (23rd) 235, 31
Royal West Kent 4, 85, 11415
Seaforth Highlanders 5, 9, 81, 8990, 93, 144, 14651, 166, 170, 172, 182, 185, 187
Shropshire Light Infantry 138
Somerset Light Infantry (13th) 8, 357, 47, 160, 164, 170, 1723, 182
South Staffordshire 35, 46, 59, 7980, 114, 120
2nd Warwickshire, later South Wales Borderers (24th) 35, 38, 173, 183 (1/24th) 9, 356, 401, 44, 52 (2/24th) 1011, 356, 38, 403
West India 21, 25
York and Lancaster 845, 89, 103, 107
Rice, Lance-Corporal T. 181
Richards, Sapper Arthur 24, 26
Riding, Sergeant-Major Clement 144
rifles 45, 49, 71, 73, 120, 160, 165, 167, 172
Martini Henry 36, 38, 45
Snider 24, 29
Riley, Sergeant Charles 878
Roberts, Field Marshal Lord F. S. 71, 93, 164, 1679, 171, 182
Robertson, Private 121
Robinson, Corporal A. E. 169
Roe, Corporal William 52, 61
Rolfe, Captain Ernest 24, 2830, 33n.21, 106
Romilly, Commander F. 69
Roodewal railway station 6, 168
Rorke’s Drift, defence of (1879) 10, 435, 71, 185
depot 38, 401, 49
Rose, Dr A. 83, 85, 92
Rose, Lance-Corporal A. W. 181
Ross, Private 170
Rowlands, Colonel H. 368
Roy, Private J. W. 44
Royal Army Medical Corps 144, 188
Royal Artillery 8, 10, 21, 25, 36, 39, 45, 47, 49, 82, 85, 89, 93, 102, 118, 123, 132, 14951, 165, 168
Royal Engineers 3, 236, 30, 36, 40, 49, 512, 5960, 72, 82, 85, 92, 1002, 11415, 11819, 1234, 1324, 144, 1701, 173, 181, 187
Royal Marines 4, 9, 201, 77, 7986, 89, 93, 100, 103, 107, 1234
Ruddick, Private J. 182
Rundle, Major-General Leslie 7, 141
Russell, Lieutenant-Colonel Baker 22, 26, 28, 30, 52, 60
Rustenburg 74n.12
Salisbury, 3rd Marquess of 140
Sarras 114, 140, 143
Schuinshoogte hill 65
battle of (1881) 678, 70
Scott-Stevenson, Captain A. 1069
Scudamore, Francis 100
Secretan, A. J. 423
Sekhukhune 357, 5961
sepoys, letters of 11, 18n.63
Seton-Karr, Lieutenant H. W. 4, 80, 878
Shirley, Lance-Sergeant George 149
Sinkat 99, 109
Skelley, Alan 3
sketches 5, 133, 135, 137, 1801
Skinner, Corporal George 1445, 148
Smith, Private S. 7980
Smith-Dorrien, Major-General H. L. 167
Smithies, Private Harold D. 124
Snape, Private George 79
soldiers, Australian 122, 125, 171, 186
soldiers, British
and drink 12, 38, 61, 81, 87, 106, 134, 138, 145, 184
long-service 31, 73, 93, 97n.108, 134, 187
marriage of 13, 18n.66
and religion 1314, 72, 150, 153, 184
short-service 15, 356, 53, 69, 73, 923, 144, 160, 164, 187
views on officers 11, 13, 15, 53, 72, 923, 148, 150, 1634, 183
views on pro-Boers 1723, 179n.105
voyages of 23, 50, 79, 1001
warrior ethos of 1314, 188
soldiers, Canadian 167, 186
soldiers, New Zealand 186
soldiers, Scottish 2, 15960, 163, 166
soldiers, Sudanese 90, 118, 122, 127, 1389, 143, 1467, 149, 1523, 1856, 188
soldiers, west country 2, 15960, 163, 166
Somerset County Gazette 8
South Wales Daily News 8
South Wales Weekly and Daily Telegram 9
Spear, Private A. 189
‘special’ correspondents see war correspondents
Spencer, Dr H. A. 173
Spion Kop, battle of (1900) 1645, 187
Spraggs, Sergeant 92
Spratt, Reverend C. M. 71
Stagg, Private E. 188
Standard 93, 100
Standerton, siege of (1880–1) 712, 74n.12
Stanley, Henry M. 20
Stanton, Captain Edward 5
steamers 112, 114, 11819, 121, 140, 1435
Steevens, George Warrington 182
Stellaland, republic of 132, 134
Stephens, Private E. 434, 56n.52
Stephenson, General Sir Frederick 127
Steven, Private John 9
Stewart, Major-General Sir Herbert 69, 100, 11618, 121
Stewart, Lieutenant William 145
Stinchcombe, Private 168
Straghan, Colonel Abel 88
Stream, Private C. 1034
Suakin 3, 99, 1012, 105, 1079, 1225, 1378, 180, 184, 186, 188
–Berber railway 112, 122, 125
expedition see Sudan, campaigns
Sudan 56, 10, 1089, 112, 125, 13840, 144, 165, 182, 1878
campaigns (1884) 99100, 102, 188 (1885) 6, 1225 (1896–8) 2, 5, 7, 137, 140, 144
see also Dongola, campaign; Gordon, relief expedition
Suez Canal 77, 81, 99, 128
supplies 247, 30, 713, 102, 133, 135, 184
in Egypt 823, 93, 138, 140
in South African War 160, 1635, 167, 188
in the Sudan 112, 11415, 119, 121, 1234, 126, 145, 149
in Zulu War 41, 46, 49, 51
Swarbrick, Trooper F. 152
Swazi people 36, 60, 185
Symons, Captain W. Penn 40
Talbot, Lieutenant-Colonel Hon. R. 9, 84
Tamai 105, 1235, 139
battle of (1884) 18n.59, 100, 1068
Tanner, Brigadier-General Orvil B. 89
Taylor, Lance-Corporal A. 181
Tel-el-Kebir 14, 82, 86, 91, 100
battle of (1882) 9, 77, 8790, 923, 94n.2, 99, 1045
Tewfik, Khedive 77, 94, 149, 152
Thomas, Private John 38
Thomas, Private P. 43
Thompson, Trooper Clifford 152
Thompson, Guardsman Percy 151, 153
Thompson, Ralph 6
Tippet, Major C. H. 182
Tirah campaign (1897) 160, 165
Tofrik, battle of (1885) 1245
Tokar 99, 1012, 105, 109, 140, 143
Toski, battle of (1889) 13740, 143
Trafford, Captain Lionel 11618
transport 65, 123, 133, 140, 148, 184
in Asante war 20, 25, 30
camel 83, 102, 106, 108, 11519, 1212, 1245, 144, 148, 184
in Egypt 77, 81, 83, 85, 93
whale boat 112, 11415, 11920, 184, 187
in Zulu War 38, 51, 53
see also railways; steamers
Transvaal 6, 356, 38, 46, 5961, 635, 71, 168, 170
Tripper, Private H. 84
Troup, Dr R. W. 301
Tuck, Private M. M. 66, 70
Tucker, Major Charles 467
Tugela (Thukela) river 4, 46, 187
defences 1645
Turnbull, Private J. 147
Tweebosch, battle of (1902) 186
Tweefontein, battle of (1901) 186
Ulundi 47, 501
battle of (1879) 9, 523, 60
Um Dibaykarat, battle of (1899) 153
Unsworth, Lance-Corporal A. 150, 152
Uys, Piet 47
Vaal Krantz, battle of (1900) 164
Vallentin, Major John M. 182
Venables, Private Joseph 9, 66
Vereeniging, peace of (1902) 1734
Verrier, Gunner Harry 1689
Victoria, Queen 923, 99
Villiers, Frederic 100, 111n.44
Vlakfontein 171
Volunteers 16970, 186
Wad Najumi 13940
Wadi Halfa 112, 11415, 1268, 138, 140, 144
Wakefield, Corporal 139, 154n.11
Wakkerstroom 7, 72, 74n.12
Walton, Corporal W. 120
war artists 56, 30, 133, 135
war correspondents 1, 79, 15, 59, 114, 126, 133, 135, 1802
in Asante War 20, 29
in Egypt 77, 93
in the South African War 2, 5, 1813
in the Sudan 100, 107, 111n.44, 141, 148, 151, 1823
in Zulu War 4950, 183
Warren, Major-General Sir Charles 1324
Warwick and Warwickshire Advertiser 44
Washing of the Spears, The 35
Wauchope, Major-General A. 155n.39, 163
Wavell, Lord A. 13
Wedlake, Trooper E. P. 139
Western Morning News 100
White, Sir George 160
Whiting, Lance-Corporal 14950
Wigan Observer 9
Willcock, Captain Stephen 162
Williams, Private Charles 123
Williams, Corporal F. 1878
Williams, Reverend F. J. 173
Williams, Private Richard 84, 91
Williamson, Private Alex 1823
Willis, Private 184
Wilmot, Lieutenant Eardley 21
Wilshaw, Private L. 165
Wilson, Captain A. K. 104
Wilson, Sir Charles 11819
Wingate, Major-General Sir F. Reginald 7, 153
Winsloe, Lieutenant-Colonel R. W. C. 723
Wolrige-Gordon, Captain R. 513
Wolseley, Field Marshal Viscount 45, 51, 59, 61, 125, 1845
in Asante War 203, 2531
in Egypt 789, 812, 867, 913
in relief of Gordon 112, 116, 118, 1201, 127
Wood, General Sir H. Evelyn 71, 73
in Asante War 22, 2831
in Zulu War 3, 378, 479, 51
Wood, Private T. 168, 186
Wood, Staff-Sergeant Wallace H. 187
Woodgate, Lieutenant Edward 21
Woods, Dr A. A. 50
Wormald, Lieutenant Frederick 152
Worth, Private H. 165
Xhosa people 36
Gcaleka 367
Ngqika 367
Young, Private George 147
Young, Sergeant-Major William 165
Zululand 3, 56, 9, 1415, 36, 3853, 59, 1867

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