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    CANADIAN SCOUTS AND THE 1902 CORRONATION MEDAL

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    Post by qsamike Fri Jun 04, 2021 10:08 pm

    CANADIAN SCOUTS CORONATION CONTINGENT 1902

    Two silver and 23 bronze Coronation Medals were awarded to the Canadian Scouts while in Britain.  Three bronze medals, for men absent when the presentation was made, were returned to the War Office and given to an officer for distribution in Canada.  The three medals were for 3559 Ferguson, 412 Bourke [sic] and 241 Shannon.  Ferguson, and Burke are on the Nominal Roll and Queen's South Africa Medal at Kew.  No trace can be found of Shannon.


    MAJOR ALEXANDER McMILLAN D.S.O.

    NAME: McMILLAN, Alexander
    REGIMENTAL No: None
    RANK: Captain
    DOB/POB: 19/11/1870, Markham, Ontario
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: 30 Years 1 Month
    OCCUPATION: Taylor
    RELIGION: Presbyterian
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 01/12/1901
    PROMOTED: Major
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: Not Shown
    FORMER SERVICE: “B” Squadron, Royal Canadian Dragoons  05/12/1893 – 01/01/1900
    Royal Canadian Dragoons (251 – S.S.M.)  01/01/1900 – 01/12/1901
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: Royal Canadian Dragoons, 14/8/1903 – 01/9/1931 - Commanded Royal Canadian Dragoons from 18/6/1919 –  2/2/1920
    Canadian Expeditionary Forces 17/11/1914 – 20/05/1919
    MEDALS: Distinguished Service Order
    Q.S.A. Cape Colony / Orange Free State / Transvaal / Diamond Hill / Belfast
    K.S.A. South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902
    1914-1915 Star, British War, Inter-Allied Victory Medal
    Queen Victoria Jubilee Medal (1897)
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Silver)
    Mentioned in Dispatches 2 Times
    NOTES/REMARKS:

    NEXT-OF-KIN: None Shown
    ORIGINAL MEMBER Commanded Canadian Scouts – February to May 1902
    DECEASED March 12th, 1968, Ottawa Ontario

    REFERENCES:

    LAC, RG 9, Militia and Defence, Series 11-A-5, Vol. 14, Reel C 1863 – Medal Registers
    LAC, RG 24, National Defence Series 11-A-1, Vol. 340, Docket 20142, Canadian Scouts Nominal Roll p.1
    LAC, RG 38, Veterans Affairs, Series A-1-a, VOL. 77, Reel T-201 – Service Files
    LAC, RG 38, Veterans Affairs, VOL. 118, South African Volunteer Land Grant Application, Number 785
    LAC, RG150, Ministry of Overseas Military Forces, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7109-29 Canadian Expeditionary Force Documents
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p61
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p308a, p336


    LIEUTENANT GILBERT LEGH

    NAME: LEGH Gilbert
    REGIMENTAL No: None
    RANK: Lieutenant
    DOB/POB: 1875, Glenn Innes, New South Wales, Aust.
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: 31
    OCCUPATION: Soldier
    RELIGION: None Shown
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 30/06/1902 - Durban
    PROMOTED: Not Shown
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 31/05/1902 in London
    FORMER SERVICE: New South Wales Citizen's Bushmen, (249 Lance-Corporal)
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: None Shown
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. Elandslaagte / Rhodesia / Cape Colony / Orange Free State / Transvaal
    K.S.A. South Africa 1901 / South Africa 1902
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Silver)

    NOTES/REMARKS:
    NEXT-OF-KIN: None Shown
    MEMBER Coronation Contingent

    REFERENCES:

    NASA, TAB, MHG, References:  37085, pt. 1, 1918 – Death Notices
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p55
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p274


    REGIMENTAL SERGEANT-MAJOR
    DAVID HENRY TASKER

    NAME: TASKER, David Henry
    REGIMENTAL No: 39342 / 365
    RANK: REGIMENTAL SERGEANT-MAJOR
    DOB/POB: 1878 – Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: 32 Years
    OCCUPATION: Station Hand
    RELIGION: Church of England
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 21/11/1901 – Cape Town
    PROMOTED: None Shown
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 15/10/1902, London England (Disbandment)
    CHARACTER ON DISCHARGE:  Exemplary
    FORMER SERVICE: 6th New South Wales Imperial Bushmen, (782 Private)
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: None Shown
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. / Rhodesia / Cape Colony / Orange Free State / Transvaal
    K.S.A. South Africa 1901 / South Africa 1902
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS:
    NEXT-OF-KIN: None Shown
    MEMBER Coronation Contingent

    REFERENCES:

    TNA, WO 126/17 Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p103, p196a, p216
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p308m


    SERGEANT-MAJOR GEORGE FERGUSON

    NAME: FERGUSON, John
    REGIMENTAL No: 559
    RANK: Sergeant-Major
    DOB/POB: Glasgow, Scotland
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: 33 Years
    OCCUPATION: Policeman
    RELIGION: Presbyterian
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 01/03/1902 – Durban
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 19/08/1902, London England (Disbandment)
    CHARACTER ON DISCHARGE: Very Good
    FORMER SERVICE: North West Mounted Police (Reg. No. 1386)
    Canadian Mounted Rifles – 04/01/1900 – 05/10/1900 (Reg. No. 56)
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles 10/12/1901 – 21/12/1901 ( Discharged Unlikely to become an efficient soldier [Medical Grounds])
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. Cape Colony / Orange Free State / Transvaal / South Africa 1902
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS:
    NEXT-OF-KIN: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    MEMBER Coronation Contingent

    REFERENCES:

    LAC, RG 9, Militia and Defence, Series 11-A-5, Vol. 14, Reel C 1863 – Medal Registers
    LAC, RG 18, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Series G, Vol. 3357, File 2489, Reel T-18739
    LAC, RG 38, Veterans Affairs, Series A-1-a, VOL. 33, Reel T-2069 – Service Files
    LAC, RG 38, Veterans Affairs, VOL. 126, South African Volunteer Land Grant Application,   Number 1056
    TNA, WO 126/16 Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p30, p153
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p280, p.312


    SERGEANT-MAJOR JOHN DAVIDSON McNEIL

    NAME: McNEIL, John Davidson
    REGIMENTAL No: 41589 - 517
    RANK: None Shown
    DOB/POB: Victoria County, Nova Scotia
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: 29 Years
    OCCUPATION: Waiter
    RELIGION: Roman Catholic
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 25/02/1902 – Cape Town
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 15/10/1902, London England (Disbandment)
    CHARACTER ON DISCHARGE: Exemplary
    FORMER SERVICE: Royal Canadian Artillery
    2nd Royal Canadian Regiment (7876)
    Rimington's Guides - SSM
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: None Show
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. Paardeburg / Driefontein / Johannesburg / Cape Colony / Orange Free State / Transvaal
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS:

    NEXT-OF-KIN: None Shown
    MEMBER Coronation Contingent

    REFERENCES:

    LAC, RG 9, Militia and Defence, Series 11-A-5, Vol. 14, Reel C 1863 – Medal Registers
    LAC, RG 38, Veterans Affairs, Series A-1-a, VOL. 78, Reel T-2081 – Service Files
    LAC, RG 38, Veterans Affairs, VOL. 118, South African Volunteer Land Grant Application,   Number 2451
    TNA, WO 126/17 Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p63, p181
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p307


    SERGEANT-MAJOR ROBERT JABEZ STALLWOOD, D.C.M.

    NAME: STALLWOOD, Robert Jabez
    REGIMENTAL No: 162 / 400
    RANK: None Shown
    DOB/POB: 28/05/1877 – Hagersville Ontario
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: Not Shown
    OCCUPATION: Electrical Engineer
    RELIGION: Methodist
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 13/12/1900
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 19/08/1902, London England (Disbandment)
    CHARACTER ON DISCHARGE: Very Good
    FORMER SERVICE: “C” Battery, Royal Canadian Field Artillery
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: Canadian Expeditionary Forces, Lieutenant, 01/03/1916 – 14/05/1919
    MEDALS: Distinguished Conduct Medal
    Q.S.A. Rhodesia / Cape Colony / Orange Free State / Transvaal
    K.S.A. South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)
    Mentioned in Dispatches – Lord Kitchener's Final Despatch 23/06/19022

    NOTES/REMARKS:
    NEXT-OF-KIN: None Shown
    ORIGINAL MEMBER Coronation Contingent
    DECEASED April 22nd 1928, Ottawa Ontario

    REFERENCES:

    LAC, RG 9, Militia and Defence, Series 11-A-5, Vol. 14, Reel C 1863 – Medal Registers
    LAC, RG 24, National Defence Series 11-A-1, Vol. 340, Docket 20142, Canadian Scouts Nominal Roll p.4
    LAC, RG 38, Veterans Affairs, Series A-1-a, VOL. 100, T-2086 – Service Files
    LAC, RG 38, Veterans Affairs, VOL. 126, South African Volunteer Land Grant Application,   Number 4332
    LAC, RG150, Ministry of Overseas Military Forces, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9225-11 Canadian Expeditionary Force Documents
    TNA, WO 126/17 Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p94 p 207A
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p308k


    SERGEANT JOHN DAVIS

    NAME: DAVIS, John
    REGIMENTAL No. 113
    RANK: Sergeant
    DOB/POB: Not Shown / Fort Macleod, North West Territories, Canada
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: 23
    OCCUPATION: Cowboy
    RELIGION: Church of England
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 27/11/1901 – Durban, S.A.
    PROMOTED: Sergeant, 10/15/1902
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 10/15/1902, London England (Disbandment)
    Coronation Contingent 1902
    CHAR. ON DISCHARGE Exemplary
    FORMER SERVICE: None Shown
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: Canadian Coronation Contingent 1902
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. - Cape Colony, Orange Free State,
         Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South      Africa 1902
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS: Died in Farm Accident 1906
    NEXT-OF-KIN: Father – Dawson City, Yukon, Canada

    REFERENCES:

    LAC, RG38, Veterans Affairs, VOL132, South African Volunteer Land Grant Application #6772
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p6 & p8
    TNA, WO 126/16, Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p287, p323


    SERGEANT LAWRENCE KELLY

    NAME: KELLY, Lawrence
    REGIMENTAL No. 37835 - 307
    RANK: Sergeant
    DOB/POB: None Shown
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: 26 Years
    OCCUPATION: Saddler
    RELIGION: Roman Catholic
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 29/08/1901 – Cape Town, S.A.
    PROMOTED: None shown
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 15/10/1902, London England (Disbandment)
    Coronation Contingent 1902
    CHAR. ON DISCHARGE Exemplary
    FORMER SERVICE: Kitchener's Horse (23351) 11/08/1900 – 15/06/1901
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: None Shown
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. - Cape Colony, Orange Free State,
         Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South      Africa 1902
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS:
    NEXT-OF-KIN: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    REFERENCES:

    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p6 & p8
    TNA, WO 126/16, Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 126/85, Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Kitchener's Scouts
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p287, p323


    SERGEANT WILLIAM LINDLEY

    NAME: LINDLEY, William
    REGIMENTAL No. 476
    RANK: Sergeant
    DOB/POB: Ottawa, Ontario
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: 33 Years
    OCCUPATION: None Shown
    RELIGION: None Shown
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 27/01/1902 – Durban, S.A.
    PROMOTED: Not shown
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 19/08/1902, London England (Disbandment)
    Coronation Contingent 1902
    CHAR. ON DISCHARGE Very Good
    FORRMER SERVICE: North West Canada 1885
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: None Shown
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. - Cape Colony, Orange Free State,
         Transvaal, South Africa 1902
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS:
    NEXT-OF-KIN: Granville, Canada

    REFERENCES:

    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p54, p173, p510
    TNA, WO 126/17, Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p303, p334


    SERGEANT JOHN LINDSAY

    NAME: LINDSAY, John
    REGIMENTAL No.: 476
    RANK: Sergeant
    DOB/POB: 04/10/1878 - White Lake, Ontario, Canada
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: 23
    OCCUPATION: Rancher
    RELIGION: Presbyterian
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 08/01/1900
    PROMOTED: None Shown
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 15/10/1902, London England, (Disbandment)
    FORMER SERVICE: 1st Canadian Hussars
    1st Canadian Mounted Rifles, Private 179
    Transvaal Constabulary
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: Canadian Coronation Contingent 1902
    South African Constabulary, H1739
    Sergeant 30/06/06
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. - Cape Colony, Orange Free State,Transvaal, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, South Africa 1901
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS: Coronation Contingent
    NEXT-OF-KIN: None Shown
    REFERENCES:

    LAC, RG 9, Militia and Defence, Series 11-A-5, Vol. 14, Reel C 1863 – Medal Registers
    LAC, RG 24, National Defence Series 11-A-1, Vol. 340, Docket 20142, Canadian Scouts Nominal Roll p. 2
    LAC, RG 38, Veterans Affairs, Series A-1-a, VOL. 66, Reel T-2062 – Service Documents
    LAC, RG 38, Veterans Affairs, VOL. 132, South African Volunteer Land Grant Application,   Number 6618
    NASA, TAB, SAC, Vol. 129, Ref. H1739 – Record of Conduct and Service in the South African Constabulary, 1906  
    TNA, WO 126/17 Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p304, p334
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p54 & p173



    SERGEANT FREDERICK FOLGER METCALFE

    NAME: METCALFE, Frederick Folger
    REGIMENTAL No.: 24
    RANK: Sergeant
    DOB/POB: Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: 24
    OCCUPATION: Veterinary Student
    RELIGION: Church of England
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 12/12/1901
    PROMOTED: None Shown
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 15/10/1902 – London England
    CHAR. ON DISCHARGE: Exemplary
    FORMER SERVICE: Royal Canadian Dragoons (30) 27/12/1899 – 10/01/1901
    Imperial Light Horse (2653)
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: None Shown
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. - Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, South Africa 1901, South Africa      1902
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS:
    MEMBER Coronation Contingent
    WOUNDED Belfast ??? (Noted on Record but not on unit medical file)
    NEXT-OF-KIN: None Shown

    REFERENCES:
    LAC, RG 9, Militia and Defence, Series 11-A-5, Vol. 14, Reel C 1863 – Medal Registers
    LAC, RG 24, National Defence Series 11-A-1, Vol. 340, Docket 20142, Canadian Scouts Nominal Roll p. 2
    LAC, RG 38, Veterans Affairs, Series A-1-a, VOL. 65, Reel T-2078 – Service Documents
    LAC, RG 38, Veterans Affairs, VOL. 121, South African Volunteer Land Grant Application,   Number 2573  
    TNA, WO 126/17 Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 126/89 Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Imperial Light Horse
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p307, p335
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p64 & p181




    SERGEANT ADAM SCOTT

    NAME: SCOTT, Adam
    REGIMENTAL No.: 429
    RANK: Sergeant
    DOB/POB: None Shown
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: None Shown
    OCCUPATION: Bricklayer
    RELIGION: None Shown
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 01/06/1901 – Cape Town
    PROMOTED: Sergeant Major
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 15/10/1902 – London England
    FORMER SERVICE: Victorian Mounted Rifles  (79661)
    Volunteer Service Company, Scottish Rifles
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: None Shown
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. - Orange Free State,
    K.S.A. - South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902  
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS:
    MEMBER Coronation Contingent
    NEXT-OF-KIN: None Shown

    REFERENCES:

    TNA, WO 126/17 Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p308, p243
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p96 & p207a


    SERGEANT ROBERT JOHN BUCHANAN

    NAME: BUCHANAN, Robert John
    REGIMENTAL No.: 38972 / 328
    RANK: Corporal
    DOB/POB: None Shown
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: 29
    OCCUPATION: Taylor
    RELIGION: Presbyterian
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 01/08/1902 – Port Elizabeth
    PROMOTED: Sergeant
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 19/08/1902, London England
    CHAR. ON DISCHARGE: Very Good
    FORMER SERVICE: Royal Australian Regiment)
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: None Shown
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. - Cape Colony, Orange Free State,
         Transvaal, South Africa 1902
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS:
    MEMBER Coronation Contingent
    NEXT-OF-KIN: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    REFERENCES:

    LAC, RG 38, Veterans Affairs, VOL. 121, South African Volunteer Land Grant Application,   Number 1471  
    TNA, WO 126/17 Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 126/89 Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Imperial Light Horse
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p282, p320
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p7 & p135



    CORPORAL PATRICK BURKE

    NAME: BURKE, Patrick
    REGIMENTAL No.: 412
    RANK: Corporal
    DOB/POB: Fort Pelly, N.W.T.
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: 26
    OCCUPATION: Policeman
    RELIGION: Roman Catholic
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 11/01/1902
    PROMOTED: None Shown
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 19/08/1902, London England
    CHAR. ON DISCHARGE: Very Good
    FORMER SERVICE: North West Mounted Police (Regt. No. 3124), March 16. 1896 to October 5th 1900 (While in South Africa)
    Canadian Mounted Rifles (30) January 5th, 1900 to October 5th, 1900
    Transvaal Constabulary, October 5th, 1900 to January 11th, 1902
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: South African Constabulary to September 30th, 1903 (Medically Unfit)
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. - Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, South Africa 1902
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS:
    MEMBER Coronation Contingent
    Returned to Royal Canadian Mounted Police as a Special Constable, September 26th, 1940 until his death on February 4th, 1944
    NEXT-OF-KIN: None Shown

    REFERENCES:

    LAC, RG 9, Militia and Defence, Series 11-A-5, Vol. 14, Reel C 1863 – Medal Registers
    LAC, RG 18, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Series G, Vol. 3406, File 3124
    LAC, RG 24, National Defence, VOL. 6562, HQ 903-1, p2, Nominal Roll South African Constabulary
    LAC, RG 38, Veterans Affairs, Series A-1-a, VOL. 14, Reel T-2063 – Service Files
    LAC, RG 38, Veterans Affairs, VOL. 126, South African Volunteer Land Grant Application,   Number 4930
    TNA, WO 126/16 Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p9, p135
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p283, p.353




    CORPORAL ROBERT DANIEL CAMPBELL

    NAME: CAMPBELL, Robert Daniel
    REGIMENTAL No. 38964 - 320
    RANK: Corporal
    DOB/POB: None Shown
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: None Shown
    OCCUPATION: Druggist
    RELIGION: Presbyterian
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 08/01/1902 – Port Elizabeth, S.A.
    PROMOTED: None shown
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 19/08/1902, London England, (Disbandment)
    Coronation Contingent 1902
    CHAR. ON DISCHARGE Exemplary
    FORMER SERVICE: Kitchener's Horse (23625)
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: None Shown
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. - Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS:
    MEMBER: Coronation Contingent
    NEXT-OF-KIN: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    REFERENCES:

    LAC, RG 38, Veterans Affairs, VOL. 126, South African Volunteer Land Grant Application,   Number 6304
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p13 & p142
    TNA, WO 126/16, Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p287, p323



    CORPORAL CHARLES JOHN MILLER FRASER

    NAME: FRASER, Charles John Miller
    REGIMENTAL No. 38980 - 336
    RANK: Corporal
    DOB/POB: None Shown
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: 22
    OCCUPATION: Engineer
    RELIGION: Methodist
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 08/01/1902 – Port Elizabeth, S.A.
    PROMOTED: None shown
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 19/08/1902, London England, (Disbandment)
    Coronation Contingent 1902
    CHAR. ON DISCHARGE Very Good
    FORMER SERVICE: Canadian Volunteer Corps
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: None Shown
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. - Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1902
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS:
    MEMBER: Coronation Contingent
    NEXT-OF-KIN: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    REFERENCES:
    LAC, RG 38, Veterans Affairs, VOL. 126, South African Volunteer Land Grant Application,   Number 1722
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p30 & p153
    TNA, WO 126/16, Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p292, p326



    CORPORAL WILLIAM C. SHAW

    NAME: SHAW, William C.
    REGIMENTAL No. 606
    RANK: Corporal
    DOB/POB: None Shown
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: 23
    OCCUPATION: None Shown
    RELIGION: None Shown
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 07/01/1902 – Cape Town, S.A.
    PROMOTED: None shown
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 15/08/1902, London England, (Disbandment)
    Coronation Contingent 1902
    CHAR. ON DISCHARGE Examplary
    FORMER SERVICE: 2nd Brabant's Horse (20048)
    Cattle Rangers (165)
    British South Africa Police
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: None Shown
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. - Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS:
    MEMBER: Coronation Contingent
    NEXT-OF-KIN: Not Shown

    REFERENCES:

    TNA, WO 126/13, Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Brabant's Horse
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p96 & p207a
    TNA, WO 126/17, Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p308i



    CORPORAL ROBERT (BOB) A. WOODS

    NAME: WOODS, Robert (Bob) A.
    REGIMENTAL No. 539
    RANK: Corporal
    DOB/POB: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: 24
    OCCUPATION: Soldier
    RELIGION: Church of England
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 25/04/1902 – Durban, S.A.
    PROMOTED: None shown
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 19/08/1902, London England, (Disbandment)
    Coronation Contingent 1902
    CHAR. ON DISCHARGE Very Good
    FORMER SERVICE: “B” Squadron, Royal Canadian Dragoons, (277), December 27th 1899 – November 7th 1900
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: None Shown
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. - Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, South Africa 1902
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS:
    MEMBER: Coronation Contingent
    NEXT-OF-KIN: Ford City, Michigan, United Sates

    REFERENCES:

    LAC, RG 9, Militia and Defence, Series 11-A-5, Vol. 14, Reel C 1863 – Medal Registers
    LAC, RG 38, Veterans Affairs, Series A-1-a, VOL. 14, Reel T-2090 – Service Files
    LAC, RG 38, Veterans Affairs, VOL. 126, South African Volunteer Land Grant Application,   Number 2060
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p308, p349
    TNA, WO 126/17, Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p114, p226 & p522




    TROOPER JOHN BALDWIN

    NAME: BALDWIN, John
    REGIMENTAL No. 38969 / 325
    RANK: Trooper
    DOB/POB: 24/12/1876 – Toronto, Ontario
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: 25
    OCCUPATION: Dairyman
    RELIGION: Church of England
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 08/01/1902 – Port Elizabeth, S.A.
    PROMOTED: None shown
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 15/10/1902, London, England (Disbandment)
    Coronation Contingent 1902
    CHAR. ON DISCHARGE Very Good
    FORMER SERVICE: 2nd Royal Canadian Regiment, (7318) 21/10/1899 – 05/11/1900
    Welsh Regiment ???? (W.W.1 Documents)
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: Canadian Expeditionary Force, 15th Battalion,
    18/09/1914 until Killed in Action, 06/10/1916
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. - Paardeburg, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1902
    W.W.1 – 1915 Trio
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS:
    MEMBER: Coronation Contingent
    NEXT-OF-KIN: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    REFERENCES:
    LAC, RG 9, Militia and Defence, Series 11-A-5, Vol. 14, Reel C 1863 – Medal Registers
    LAC, RG 38, Veterans Affairs, Series A-1-a, VOL. 5, Reel T-2061 – Service Files
    LAC, RG 38, Veterans Affairs, VOL. 124, South African Volunteer Land Grant Application,   Number 3550
    LAC, RG 150, Ministry of Overseas Military Forces, Accession, 1992-93/166, Box 385-58- Canadian Expeditionary Force Documents
    TNA, WO 126/16 Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p7, p135
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p278, p.316



    TROOPER BENJAMIN DALTON

    NAME: DALTON, Benjamin
    REGIMENTAL No. 41603 / 594
    RANK: Trooper
    DOB/POB: None Shown
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: 24
    OCCUPATION: Medical Student
    RELIGION: Church of England
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 01/03/1902
    PROMOTED: Sergeant
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 19/08/1902, London, England
    Coronation Contingent 1902
    CHAR. ON DISCHARGE Very Good
    FORMER SERVICE: 59th Company Imperial Yeomanry, (8068)
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: None Shown
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. - Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (Medal issued from Imperial Yeomanry)
    K.S.A. - South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS:
    MEMBER: Coronation Contingent
    NEXT-OF-KIN: None Shown

    REFERENCES:

    TNA, WO 126/16 Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p22, p148
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p286




    TROOPER JOHN DONNELLY

    NAME: DONNELLY, John
    REGIMENTAL No. 41407 - 634
    RANK: Trooper
    DOB/POB: 24/11/1877 – Montreal, Quebec
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: 24
    OCCUPATION: Surveyor
    RELIGION: Roman Catholic
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 17/03/1902 – Cape Town, S.A.
    PROMOTED: None shown
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 15/10/1902, London, England
    Coronation Contingent 1902
    CHAR. ON DISCHARGE Very Good
    FORMER SERVICE: Army Service Corps
    Canadian Mounted Rifles, (82), 30/12/1899 - 19/11/1900
    55th Irish Canadian Rangers
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: Canadian Expeditionary Force, 14th Battalion, Royal Montreal Regiment, (920138) 15/11/1916
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. - Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, South Africa 1902
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS:
    MEMBER: Coronation Contingent
    NEXT-OF-KIN: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    Served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, while serving with the 14th Battalion in France he shot himself in the leg, fracturing the femur.  In a Statement he said “I consider I was not fairly treated and I shot myself to get a rest.”  He died in hospital from self inflicted gunshot wound. June 14th, 1918.

    Canadian Expeditionary Force declared not eligible for British War Medal and Victory Medal.

    REFERENCES:

    LAC, RG 9, Militia and Defence, Series 11-A-5, Vol. 14, Reel C 1863 – Medal Registers
    LAC, RG 38, Veterans Affairs, Series A-1-a, VOL. 27, Reel T-2067 – Service Files
    LAC, RG 38, Veterans Affairs, VOL. 124, South African Volunteer Land Grant Application,   Number 5766
    LAC, RG 150, Ministry of Overseas Military Forces, Accession, 1992-93/166, Box 2593-27- Canadian Expeditionary Force Documents
    TNA, WO 126/16 Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p22, p148
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p287




    TROOPER THOMAS MANSEL DUNLOP

    NAME: DUNLOP, Thomas Mansel
    REGIMENTAL No. 41679 / 556
    RANK: Trooper
    DOB/POB: None Shown
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: 23
    OCCUPATION: Railwayman
    RELIGION: Protestant
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 27/02/1902, East London, S.A.
    PROMOTED: Corporal
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 19/08/1902, London England
    Coronation Contingent 1902
    CHAR. ON DISCHARGE Very Good
    FORMER SERVICE: None Shown
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: None Shown
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. - Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1902
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS:

    MEMBER: Coronation Contingent
    NEXT-OF-KIN: Brockville, Ontario, Canada

    REFERENCES:

    TNA, WO 126/16 Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p22, p148
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p288, p324




    TROOPER BENJAMIN DALTON

    NAME: DALTON, Benjamin
    REGIMENTAL No. 41603 / 594
    RANK: Trooper
    DOB/POB: None Shown
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: 24
    OCCUPATION: Medical Student
    RELIGION: Church of England
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 01/03/1902
    PROMOTED: Sergeant
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 19/08/1902, London, England
    Coronation Contingent 1902
    CHAR. ON DISCHARGE Very Good
    FORMER SERVICE: 59th Company Imperial Yeomanry, (8068)
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: None Shown
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. - Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (Medal issued from Imperial Yeomanry)
    K.S.A. - South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS:
    MEMBER: Coronation Contingent
    NEXT-OF-KIN: None Shown

    REFERENCES:

    TNA, WO 126/16 Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p22, p148
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p286



    TROOPER CASPER AUGUSTUS HILL

    NAME: HILL, Casper, Augustus
    REGIMENTAL No. 407
    RANK: Trooper
    DOB/POB: Montreal, Quebec
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: 27
    OCCUPATION: Medical Student
    RELIGION: Stockman
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 15/04/1902 – Durban, S.A.
    PROMOTED: None Shown
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 15/10/1902, London, England (Time Expired)
    Coronation Contingent 1902
    CHAR. ON DISCHARGE Very Good
    FORMER SERVICE: None Shown
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: None Shown
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. - Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1902
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS:

    MEMBER: Coronation Contingent
    NEXT-OF-KIN: Peoria, Illinois, United States

    REFERENCES:

    TNA, WO 126/16 Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p41, p160, p521
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p297, p329




    TROOPER ALBERT HOUSENCROFT

    NAME: HOUSENCROFT, Albert
    REGIMENTAL No. 40686 / 522
    RANK: Trooper
    DOB/POB: None Shown
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: 22
    OCCUPATION: Printer
    RELIGION: Church of England
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 20/01/1902 – Cape Town, S.A.
    PROMOTED: None Shown
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 15/10/1902, London, England
    Coronation Contingent 1902
    CHAR. ON DISCHARGE Very Good
    FORMER SERVICE: Watford Volunteer Service Company Imperial Yeomanry, (6977)  
    Johannesburg Mounted Police (9 Months)
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: None Shown
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. - Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1902
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS:
    MEMBER: Coronation Contingent
    NEXT-OF-KIN: None Shown

    REFERENCES:

    TNA, WO 126/16 Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p41, p160
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p298, p330





    TROOPER ERNEST SMITH

    NAME: SMITH, Ernest
    REGIMENTAL No. 471
    RANK: Trooper
    DOB/POB: Hamburg, Germany
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: 28
    OCCUPATION: Prospector
    RELIGION: None Shown
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 30/01/1902 – Durban, S.A.
    PROMOTED: None Shown
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 15/10/1902, London, England
    Coronation Contingent 1902
    CHAR. ON DISCHARGE Very Good
    FORMER SERVICE: 1st Imperial Light Horse, (2328) (33445), 12/06/1901
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: None Shown
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. - Cape Colony, Orange Free State, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902
    (South Africa 1901 claimed 4th Portion of Imperial Light Horse Clasp Roll)
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS:
    MEMBER: Coronation Contingent
    NEXT-OF-KIN: Auckland, New Zealand

    REFERENCES:

    TNA, WO 126/16 Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 126/63 Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Imperial Light Horse
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p95, p96, p201a, p510
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p344, p357



    TROOPER A. WILSON

    NAME: WILSON, A.
    REGIMENTAL No. 508
    RANK: Trooper
    DOB/POB: None Shown
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: None Shown
    OCCUPATION: Carpenter
    RELIGION: None Shown
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 11/01/1902 – Pretoria, S.A.
    PROMOTED: None Shown
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 15/10/1902, Cape Town, S.A.
    Coronation Contingent 1902
    CHAR. ON DISCHARGE Very Good
    FORMER SERVICE: None Shown
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: None Shown
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. - Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1902
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS:
    MEMBER: Coronation Contingent  (Cape Colonial)
    NEXT-OF-KIN: None Shown

    REFERENCES:

    TNA, WO 126/17 Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p115
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p308, p349




    TROOPER CHESTER ALBERT WYATT

    NAME: WYATT, Chester Albert
    REGIMENTAL No. 40504 - 628
    RANK: Trooper
    DOB/POB: 02/05/1881 – Danville Quebec
    24/05/1882 – Sherbrooke, Quebec
    AGE ON ENLISTMENT: None Shown
    OCCUPATION: Book Binder
    RELIGION: Church of England
    MARITAL STATUS: Single
    C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 19/04/1902 – Port Elizabeth, S.A.
    PROMOTED: None Shown
    C.S. RELEASE DATE: 15/10/1902, London, England
    Coronation Contingent 1902
    CHAR. ON DISCHARGE Very Good
    FORMER SERVICE: None Shown
    SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: Canadian Expeditionary Force
    1st Time:  23/09/1914 – 01/11/1915, (5528) No. 1 Section, Skilled Railway Employee, (Locomotive Engineer), #58 Broad Gauge Railway, Calais, France, Discharged medically unfit Influenza, Returned to Canada, 14/07/1916
    2nd Time:  15/01/17 – 17/05/1919, (2124833) 3rd Division Canadian Engineers attached (C.R.T.), Canadian Railway Troops (Demobilization)
    MEDALS: Q.S.A. - Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1902.  
    World War One – 1914/15 Star Trio
    Edward VII Coronation Medal (Bronze)

    NOTES/REMARKS:
    MEMBER: Coronation Contingent
    NEXT-OF-KIN: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

    First enlistment in Canadian Expeditionary Force no Canadian Scout service shown.  On Second enlistment it is shown.  Place of birth given on first enlistment as Danville, Quebec, 1881 and on second in Sherbrook, Quebec, 1882.

    REFERENCES:

    LAC, RG 38, Veterans Affairs, VOL. 122, South African Volunteer Land Grant Application,   Number 2829
    LAC, RG 150, Ministry of Overseas Military Forces, Accession, 1992-93/166, Box 10616-10 Canadian Expeditionary Force Documents
    TNA, WO 126/17 Local Armed Forces Enrolment Forms – Canadian Scouts
    TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p308, p350
    TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p115

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