02 March 2020

Ancestry adds UK, Imperial Yeomanry Records, 1899-1902

This collection of 56,578 records comprises attestation and discharge documents from the War Office of men who enrolled in the Imperial Yeomanry during the South African (Boer) War. The Imperial Yeomanry was a mounted volunteer force of the British army.

The documents, sourced from WO 128 at The National Archives, Kew, contain details of each man's place of birth, age and occupation and a full record of his service.

The following 34 people in the collection were born in Canada:

George Hood Adie
Charles Anderson
John Charles Bithell
John Walling Chambers
William Sylvester Clewell
Arthur Henry Davern
George Frederick John Davern
Frank Douglas
R H Edminson
John Johnson Edwards
George Moore Foster
Albert Gilman
William Thomas Hamm
Percy Houghton Hawksley
William Hobart Hawleg
John Lawrence Hornibrook
Paul Howard
Alex Ingram
James Kennedy
James George Neely
Charles Newton
John O'Neil
Frank Peck
Henry Pottier
Richard Drayton Ross
Louis Rowan
John Scollard
Rex Stovell
Arthur Stringer
William Vaughan
Abe Robert Walters
James Wildbore
Walter Marion Williams

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