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Below is the provenance for the various Source:# Oz-Boer contributed source [number] style source references in the Oz-Boer database.

As well as correspondence, also included in this source category are postings in newsgroups, medals catalogues plus other printed publications of only limited relevance to the project (as compared with the major published sources detailed on the main Sources page).

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Source:#1501 Email of 26 March 2016 from Neil Fisher
Source:#1502 Email of 27 March 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re a septuagenarian Boer War soldier still breaking shearing records
Source:#1503 Email of 28 March 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re Captain Selwyn-Smith, ASC
Source:#1504 Email of 2 April 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re Frederick William Sturgiss NSWIB (but not WW1 AIF)
Source:#1505 Email of 5 April 2016 from Brian Hession re Thomas Hession 1VMI of Warrnambool Vic.
Source:#1506 Email of 11 April 2016 from Barbara Parker re her husband's grandfather
Source:#1507 Email of 12 April 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re a Jamestown Mounted Town Guard
Source:#1508 Email of 18 April 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re Percy Desmond Fitzgerald DSO
Source:#1509 News Item on page 3 of Canberra Times newspaper of 23 April 2016 re 'Breaker Morant's relics rescued from bag at [Tenterfield NSW] rubbish tip'
Source:#1510 Email of 1 May 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re the drowning of Lieut. JAM Thompson in 1910
Source:#1511 Email of 12 May 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re an Australian with the Kaffrarian Rifles
Source:#1512 Email of 13 May 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re a nurse
Source:#1513 Email of 13 May 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re the ADC to the NSW Governor
Source:#1514 Email of 14 May 2016 from Elaine Fereday, re her grandfather who served in NSWIB & SALH
Source:#1515 Email of 19 May 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re Flanagan, Flannagan & O'Flanagan
Source:#1516 Emails of 30 May 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re Australian Smiths on the Johannesburg MR rolls
Source:#1517 Email of 11 June 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re the Goulburn Penny Post correspondent, 'Fly'
Source:#1518 Email of 13 June 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re AA Doudney, Lieut. L Sqn. Cape Colonial Forces
Source:#1519 Email of 13 June 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re Throsby Bridges and three Hughes
Source:#1520 Email of 13 June 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re finds at end of the Victorian QSA Medal Roll
Source:#1521 Email of 13 June 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re  NSW Lands Dept. officer
Source:#1522 Email of 27 June 2016 from Ian Cowan re a 1956 death in Cairns, Qld.
Source:#1523 Email of 24 June 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re a NSW officer of the Black Watch
Source:#1524 Email of 24 June 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re the brother of Neville Howse VC
Source:#1525 Email of 22 June 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re a 1943 funeral at Leichardt NSW
Source:#1526 Email of 4 July 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re Leo Wolf Cohen, CIV
Source:#1527 Email of 4 July 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re a JMR Trooper with mother in Sydney
Source:#1528 Email of 5 July 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re an Australian in a late NZ contingent
Source:#1529 Email of 15 July 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re two Tasmanian miners in Johannesburg in mid-September 1899
Source:#1530 Email of 21 July 2016 from Kathryn Ridge re her great grandfather, a Gallipoli and Western Front veteran
Source:#1531 Email of 26 July 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re a 6QIB soldier who married an Australian girl in Pretoria in 1904
Source:#1532 Email of 26 July 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re a 3QIB soldier killed in action in WW1 at Fromelles in 1916 whose remains were reburied in 2016
Source:#1533 Email of 4 August 2016 from Paul Mishura, Scotch College Archives, Hawthorn Vic. re an 1892-94 student
Source:#1534 Email of 9 August 2016 from Paul Mishura, Scotch College Archives, Hawthorn Vic. re an 1889-91 student
Source:#1535 Email of 12 August 2016 from Kevin Robertson, Queensland re his great uncle who served in the Imperial Light Horse and AIF
Source:#1536 Email of 12 August 2016 from Kevin Warner, with genealogical information on a 3NSWIB soldier
Source:#1537 Email of 18 August 2016 from Stephenie O'Grady, re her great uncle who died of fever in WA in 1908
Source:#1538 Emails of 24 August 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re two Australians serving with the Irregulars
Source:#1539 Email of 27 August 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re a 1WAMI soldier wounded in 1918
Source:#1540 Email of 1 September 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re Vic. invalids and carers returning on Manchester Merchant in January 1902
Source:#1541 Emails of 8 September 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re Privates MLI in NSW Naval Contingent to China 1900-1901
Source:#1542 Email of 9 September 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re 3 (possibly 4) China Contingent men who later died in South Africa
Source:#1543 Email of 9 September 2016 from Paul Mishura, Scotch College Archives, Hawthorn Vic. re a student at Scotch in 1889
Source:#1544 Email of 11 September 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re Gunner RA who served in South Africa, China and again in South Africa
Source:#1545 Email of 11 September 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re an SALH Trooper from the phantom 3rd NSW Contingent
Source:#1546 Email of 11 September 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re NSW 'Third Contingent' men posted to the NSW Marine Light Infantry
Source:#1547 Email of 12 September 2016 from Dale Liepins, Canberra ACT re a Yassite killed in action with 5WAMI
Source:#1548 Email of 3 October 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re a Boer War Imperial soldier who in 1914 enlisted in the AIF from Gilgandra NSW
Source:#1549 Email of 6 October 2016 from John Myers, Maryborough Military & Colonial Museum re Gunner Thomas Irwin 1QMI & 1ACH(Qld), Samuel Boyd Irwin and Thomas Kennedy Irwin
Source:#1550 Emails of 5 October 2016 from Paul Mishura, Scotch College Archives, Hawthorn Vic. re various old-boys of Scotch College
Source:#1551 Email of 14 October 2016 from Ian Miles, Birkdale Qld. re John Frederick Joseph Hugh Bebb alias Joseph Hugh Barry Private 1939 3ACH(Qld)
Source:#1552 Email of 14 November 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re an old Imperial soldier living at Leura NSW in 1915
Source:#1553 Email of 14 November 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re a Matabele and Boer War soldier formerly from Dubbo NSW
Source:#1554 Email of 21 November 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re four St. George Naval Artillery Volunteers leaving for the front in February 1901
Source:#1555 Email of 26 November 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re the poster by Tpr. H Slapp, 5ACH(NSW), listing those serving with 2ALH in 1904, now with Kandos Museum
Source:#1556 Email of 30 November 2016 from Geoffrey Honan re the March 1922 death at Old Somerset Hospital, Cape Town from stomach cancer of 528 Trooper Edward Honan of 3VB
Source:#1557 Email of 3 December 2016 from Ian Cowan re the unmarked grave of a 5QIB officer in Cairns Qld.
Source:#1558 Email of 11 December 2016 from Ian Miles, Carina Qld. re the men of 3ACH(Qld)
Source:#1559 Email of 11 December 2016 from Ian Miles, Carina Qld. re a Queenslander who served with the Scottish Horse in Africa and with the AIF in WW1
Source:#1560 Email of 13 December 2016 from Syd Oram, Hillcrest South Africa, re George Edward Charles Gould, the father of his uncle
Source:#1561 Email of 14 December 2016 from Boyd Fox re a WA soldier born in NSW who went back to South Africa, married, and died in Durban
Source:#1562 Email of 14 December 2016 from Byron Deveson re Boer War and WW1 AIF soldier from St. Arnaud Vic
Source:#1563 Email of 11 December 2015 from Michael Laidlaw, South African Commemorative Medals, re a Boer War tribute medal presented to an NSWIB Trooper by the people of Walcha NSW
Source:#1564 Email of 9 January 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re letters from Dr. Frank Newman, 20th Bde. Field Hospital
Source:#1565 Email of 10 January 2016 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re two Castlemaine soldiers returned to South Africa
Source:#1566 Email of 2 January 2017 from Jon Hall re his great grandfather
Source:#1567 Email of 6 January 2017 from Nigel Webster re research by Sergt. Dave Morley on a Boer War veteran who served in WWI & WWII
Source:#1568 Email of 11 January 2017 from Barbara Hollis re her husbandís grandfather and great uncle who served in the Bushveldt Carbineers
Source:#1569 Email of 17 February 2017 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re a medal roll error involving a man who joined 3NSWIB in South Africa after service in the Farmers' Guard
Source:#1570 Email of 1 March 2017 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re an officer's name misspelled in the Shipping List.
Source:#1571 Page 98 re Lachlan Cochrane NSWIB in 'Cotter Country: a history of the early settlers, pastoral holdings and events in and around the County of Cowley, NSW' by Bruce Moore Lyneham ACT 1999
Source:#1572 Email of 18 March 2017 from Barbara Daley, Orange NSW re her great uncle's WW1 AIF service record
Source:#1573 Email of 17 April 2017 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re an 18Bn. AIF enlistment form claiming previous Boer War service with 3rd Tas. Bushmen - a non-existent unit
Source:#1574 Email of 29 April 2017 from Tm Russell, US re the Boer War medals named to John Patterson McGowan and his brother, Allan John McGowan, that he purchased from their cousin in Minneapolis circa 1995 - says the QSA and KSA pair to JP MCGOWAN MONTMORENCY's SCOUTS are renamed but not the brother's
Source:#1575 Email of 19 May 2017 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re a Tasmanian officer killed while serving with 6NZ
Source:#1576 Email of 17 May 2017 from Bev Mulcahy seeking to clarify the suggestion that the Frank Sales who served with 3NSWMR was probably an alias for Samuel William James Brown of Dunsandel NZ
Source:#1577 Emails of 14 May 2017 from Toni Quarman with links to articles in 'Trove' marking the Golden Wedding and Death of WJ Cranfield, nephew of the Mayor of Young NSW
Source:#1578 Emails of 19 & 26 June 2017 from Brian Membrey with extensive notes on the South African War background of around 470 volunteers from the current City of Port Phillip in Melbourne, which now covers the 1900s municipalities of South Melbourne, Port Melbourne and St. Kilda - probably around 25% of Melbourne at the time of the Boer War
Source:#1579 Email of 8 July 2017 from Ian Cowan re the memorial to John Macintosh Davidson in the Mareeba Qld. Pioneer Cemetery
Source:#1580 Email of 8 July 2017 from Margot McLaughlin re her great-grandfather, John Augustus Hickey of 1NSWMR
Source:#1581 Email of 23 May 2017 from Jennifer Gilbert re a 1SAMR soldier
Source:#1582 Email of 18 June 2017 from Lyn Hudson-Williamson re her first cousin 3x removed
Source:#1583 Email of 11 July 2017 from Brian Anderson re his second cousin 2x removed who served in ILH, Kimberley Horse & 3NSWIB
Source:#1584 Email of 14 July 2017 from Carole McCulloch about researching a Gunner in 3NSWMR
Source:#1585 Email of 12 September 2017 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re CE Gaunt & two Lt. Col. Pauls
Source:#1586 Email of 15 September 2017 from Colin Bayne with a photo in uniform of his grandmother's uncle, Sergt. Edward Geary, of the VMR from Warrnambool Vic
Source:#1587 Emails of 25 & 27 September & 1 October 2017 from Tony Paul, Cromer NSW re confusion between two William Piggotts in 3NSWMR and George LYE
Source:#1588 Email of 20 November 2017 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re a 6QIB man killed in action in France serving with the AIF in 1916
Source:#1589 Emails of 2 May 2018 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re a 2SALH man from Renmark SA who had his horse shot from under him and a 3WAB Bugler who reenlisted in the First AIF as a Gunner and ended the war as a Major MM, MC and Bar
Source:#1590 Email of 30 April 2018 from David Deasey, National Boer War Memorial Association re the 2SALH Queen's South Africa Medal roll
Source:#1591 Email of 29 April 2018 from Suzie Cotterill, ACT, re her grandfather from Stawell Vic., who served with 6WAMI
Source:#1592 Email of 25 April 2018 from Karen Holmes, re her husbandís great great grandfather from Newcastle NSW who served twice in South Africa and again in the AIF in WW1.
Source:#1593 Email of 13 March 2018 from Pat Raymond, re Doctors George A and Joseph Marshall from Bega NSW.
Source:#1594 Email of 1 March 2018 from Di Barton, re her 2x great uncle
Source:#1595 Email of 26 February 2018 from Glennys Gow, Lismore NSW re a relation
Source:#1596 Email of 14 February 2018 from Berry Dunston re "Scapegoats of Empire" etc by Lt. George Witton
Source:#1597 Emails of 15 & 31 January 2018 from Kate Newton re possible duplicate William Birkin entries
Source:#1598 Email of 1 November 2017 from Isobel Ledden re her grandfather
Source:#1599 Email of 17 October 2017 from Rob de Souza-Daw re the Morwell Vic. District Boer War Commemorative Service on 11 October 2017 and new Boer War Roll of Honour (51 soldiers and 3 civilians)
Source:#1600 Email of 6 October 2017 from J Holland re William Francis Horsley/Patman 3ACH(Tas.)
Source:#1601 Emails of 3 & 5 October 2017 from Brian Membrey re Piggott and Hodder
Source:#1602 Email of 3 October 2017 from Brian Membrey re his work on Darebin's Boer War and related Downloads
Source:#1603 [information mislaid]
Source:#1604 Email of 5 May 2019 from Helen Byrnes re the correct regimental number for her husband's great grandfather
Source:#1605 [email mislaid] re the John Bonner who died at Ballarat Vic. in August 1950
Source:#1606 Email of 5 September 2019 from Lyn Carruthers re a Tasmanian Sergeant-Dispenser who does not appear in Murray's Official Records
Source:#1607 Email of 6 September 2019 from David Deasey re an Auckland NZ born 9NZMR Trooper killed in action in 1916 in France while serving with 19Bn. AIF.
Source:#1608 Email of 26 August 2019 from David Deasey re various ROBINSONs who served in the Boer War
Source:#1609 Email of 15 August 2019 from David Deasey re Robert Francis EDWARDS (OZB#25196)
Source:#1610 Email of 28 August 2019 from Pam Mountford re her grandfather who was wounded in the Sudan Campaign before serving again with the NSW Medical Corps in South Africa.


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Colin Roe
Canberra
8 September 2019


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