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Boer war medals?

tiddy30

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I also believe he was mentioned in dispatches but cant seem to find it as there are lots of names obv,been looking for hours :confused:
His name is Arthur George Broadley and he was in the RHA But on his records it also states he was in the 2nd yorkshire reg at the time of enlisting in the RGA he was then transfered to the RHA. Any help on him,His medals or battles he would have fought in would be great.
 
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Name: BROADLEY, Arthur George

Rank: Gunner

Rating: 13186

Unit: R Battery Royal Horse Artillery

Notes: The Queen's South Africa (QSA) Medal Clasps: Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1902



Memorial: St Peter's. West wall south Chapel. Plaque. Parish. Returned Norton Malton NORTH YORKSHIRE England

Units:

Rank: Gunner

Number: 13186

Unit: Royal Artillery Mounted Rifles; attached
 
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Royal Artillery Mounted Rifles

Formed during the Boer War in South Africa, originally from two howitzer brigades. Later, other batteries were also converted to the mounted infantry role. Commanded by a Lt Col, the brigades and batteries retained their own organisations and nomenclature. Each of the Corps, or Columns, as they were usually known, was self-contained, having its own pom-pom section, scouts and signallers.. A column would usually have a strength of 750 men, with 20 mule wagons for baggage. A supply column would also normally be attached to the column. All ranks were armed with rifles and bayonets, a total of 350 rounds per man was carried in the following allotment: 150 rounds per man in a bandolier, two boxes per section on a pack horse with a further 14 boxes per company carried in a scotch cart. Interestingly, whilst the howitzers and equipment of the batteries was returned to Ordnance Stores, the columns retained their range-finding instruments The three A&S wagons RA and the water cart which formed part of the battery equipment were also retained.. Also known as the Royal Artillery Mounted Rifles, they were immortalised by Rudyard Kipling in his poem "Ubique", in which one line reads "Ubique means the R.A.M.R. Infantillery Corps!"

google the poem Ubique,,,its great :)
 
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Looks like his brother also served


Anglo-Boer War records 1899-1902

Name: BROADLEY, Harry

Rank: Trooper

Rating: 27918

Unit: 109 Company (Yorkshire) 3 battalion Imperial Yeomanry

Notes: The Queen's South Africa (QSA) Medal Clasps: Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal

Age:

Literary references: The National Archives WO128. Imperial Yeomanry, Soldiers' Documents, South African War.



Memorial: St Peter's. West wall south Chapel. Plaque. Parish. Returned Norton Malton NORTH YORKSHIRE England

Units:

Rank: Trooper

Number: 27918

Unit: 11 Company (Yorkshire Dragoons) 3 battalion Imperial Yeomanry; served with
 
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I think his reserve period would have expired by the start of WW1,,,Not to say he didn't serve though,,,,i can see plenty of medal cards for Arthur Broadleys serving in WW1,,,none with the middle initial G though.
 

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