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Boer War 1899-1901

Part Of:
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level:
File
Storage Room:
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location:
Box 50, File 10
R5 S5 Sh2 B2
Accession No.:
99-7
Scope & Content:
George E. Thorman Papers
- documents concerning the service of St. Thomas men in the Boer War, 1899- 1901
- these are mostly typed copies of letters home published in St. Thomas and area newspapers, newspaper accounts of the war, and newspaper accounts of the men going to the war and coming home
Members of the 25th Battalion Elgin Infantry for South Africa:
- Lieut. A. H. Anderson
- Lieut. E. Farley
- Lieut. M. Scott (M. Scott was not accepted because the number of men requested orginally was reduced)
- Capt. W. J. Green
- Lieut. H. Westaway
- Third Sergt.-Major Harry Flowers (H. Flowers was not accepted because the number of men requested orginally was reduced)
- Sergt. George Stanbury
- Corporal John Sullivan
- Sergt. Harold Pink (H. Pink was not accepted because the number of men requested orginally was reduced)
- Pte. Percy Stacey (sent to take the place of the late Private J. E. Farley)
Other Men Enlisted from Elgin County:
-W. A Hare - Aylmer

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