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South African War (Boer War) 1899 - 1902

Volunteer Battalions in England

Men from the Volunteer Battalions of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment volunteered for service in South Africa and formed the 1st and 2nd Active Service Companies.


Volunteers of the 1st Active Service Company, 1900, Members of the Barrow-in-Furness Detachment.  Photograph by A Hollins, Barrow-in-Furness.
Accession Number: KO0674/01-51 and KO1300/01-047


Active Service Company Officers, 1900, Lieutenant J Caddy; Captain W A Main and Lieutenant A H Kennedy.  Photograph by A Hollins, Barrow-in-Furness.
Accession Number: KO0674/01-53 and KO1300/01-048


Officers, 2nd Active Service Company, Lieutenant J Allen; Captain G D Wadham; Lieutenant Rigg.  Photographed at Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster.  Photograph by A Hollins, Barrow-in-Furness.
Accession Number: KO0674/01-61 and KO1300/01-049


The Active Service Company of the 1st Volunteer Battalion of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment at Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster, prior to their departure to South Africa in 1900.  The Active Service Company was formed of volunteers who were going to assist the regular forces in the 'Boer War' of 1899-1902.
Accession Number: KO0022/07


2nd Active Service Company, Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster, 1901.
Accession Number: KO0674/01-63a


2nd Active Service Company, Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster, 1901.
Accession Number: KO0674/01-63b


2nd Active Service Company, Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster, 1901.
Accession Number: KO0674/01-63c


2nd Active Service Company, Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster, 1901.
Accession Number: KO0674/01-63d


2nd Active Service Company, Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster, 1901.
Accession Number: KO0674/01-63e


2nd Active Service Company, Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster, 1901.
Accession Number: KO0674/01-65a


Departure for South Africa of the 2nd Active Service Company of the Volunteer Battalions of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment in 1901.
Accession Number: KO0674/01-65b


Departure for South Africa of the 2nd Active Service Company of the Volunteer Battalions of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment in 1901.
Accession Number: KO0674/01-65c


Departure for South Africa of the 2nd Active Service Company of the Volunteer Battalions of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment in 1901.
Accession Number: KO0674/01-65d


Departure for South Africa of the 2nd Active Service Company of the Volunteer Battalions of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment in 1901.
Accession Number: KO0674/01-65e


Furness (1st Volunteer Battalion) Contingent of the 2nd Active Service Company, 1901.
Accession Number: KO0674/01-67

 

 

 

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