Harland. — Lieut. Edwyn Harland, 2nd Batt. Hamp-
shire Regt., was killed in action at the Relief of Mafeking,
May 16th, 1900. He was born July, 1872, and educated
at Wellington (Hopetoun, 1886-90), where he was a
Prefect, and in the football XV. He entered the Hamp-
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shire Regt. from the Royal Military College, July, 1892,
and was promoted lieut. June, 1894. Lieut. Harland
served in the operations in South Africa, 1896, with the
mounted infantry, and was appointed adjutant of his
battalion July, 1899, but being selected for special service
he proceeded to South Africa, and was employed with the
force under Col. Plumer. He was killed whilst successfully
saving the life of another old Wellingtonian, Major Bird.
Harper. — Lieut. J. F. Harper, 4th Batt. I.Y., was killed
in action at Ladismith, Cape Colony, Sept. 10th, 1901.
He first served as a trooper in the I.Y. and was appointed
lieut. March 14th, 1901, with the rank of lieut. in the army.
Harris. — Lieut. Eustace Malim Harris, Royal Irish
Fusiliers, was killed in action at Machadodorp, Jan. 8th,
1901. He was born Aug., 1874, educated at Bedford
Grammar School, and entered the Royal Irish Fusiliers
from the 4th Batt. (Cavan Militia) March, 1897, being
promoted lieut. April, 1899. He served in the war from
its commencement ; first with the Natal Field Force,
and afterwards in the Transvaal.
Harris. — Capt. Owen Harris, Duke of Wellington's
West Riding Regt. and commanding 16th Batt.
M.I., died of enteric and pneumonia Oct. 9th, 1901.
He was the only son of the late Francis Harris, Esq.,
M.D., 24, Cavendish Square, London, and the Grange,
Lamberhurst, was born Nov., 1863, and educated at
Winchester. Capt. Harris entered the West Riding
Regt. from the 3rd Batt. Queen's Own Royal West Kent
Regt. Jan., 1884, being promoted capt. Feb., 1890.
He was adjutant of volunteers Feb., 1892, to Feb., 1898,
and held the local rank of major in South Africa from
Feb. 22nd, 1901, whilst commanding a battalion of
M.I. He served from the commencement of the war,
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and was wounded in the action at Klip Kraal, and again
slightly on Nov. 6th, 1900. He was mentioned in des-
patches, L.G., Feb. 8th, 1901.
Harrison. — Capt. E. F. Harrison, Canadian M.L, died
at Wynberg of enteric June gth, 1900.
Harrison. — Lieut. John Collison Harrison, 2nd Dra-
goons (Royal Scots Greys), died Sept. 3rd, 1900, at
Pretoria, of wounds received in action, Aug. 26th, 1900,
near Belfast. He was born in Aug., 1869, educated at
Eton (Miss Evans'), and entered the 2nd Dragoons, June,
1889, being promoted lieut. May, 1891. Lieut. Harrison
embarked for South Africa with his regiment in Oct.,
1899, and first served in the north of Cape Colony, and
afterwards was present at the relief of Kimberley. He
then took part in the advance on Bloemfontein and
Harrison. — Lieut. W. Harrison, New South Wales
M.I., died at Wynberg May 6th, 1900.
Hartley. — Lieut. G. Hartley, Steinacker's Horse, was
killed in action between Tweebosch and Palmietkuil,
March 7th, 1902. He was the younger son of R. W.
Hartley, Esq., Manager of the National Provincial Bank
at Brighton, and was 25 years of age. He went out in
the early days of the war with Paget's Horse, and
obtained his commission, being appointed Paymaster to
Steinacker's Horse, July, 1901.
Haryey. — Lieut. A. V. Harvey, Scott's Railway Guards,
died at Devondale during the war.
Harvey. — Major Charles Bateson Harvey, 10th Hussars,
was killed in action near Colesberg, Jan. 4th, 1900. He
was the younger son of the late Sir Robert Bateson
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Harvey, Bart., of Langley Park, Bucks. He was born
Jan. 1859, educated at Eton (Mr. James'), and entered
the 10th Hussars in 1881, being promoted capt. July, 1889,
and major 1897. He served in Egypt in 1884, and was
present at the battles of El Teb and Tamai, receiving the
medal with clasp and bronze star. He held the post of
adjutant of Yeomanry Cavalry from 1894-98. In the action
in which Major Harvey was killed, it was found that the
Boers had during the night established themselves in
rear of the English position. The enemy were, however,
driven out, and in their retreat were charged by the 10th
Hussars and a squadron of Inniskilling Dragoons. Ninety
were killed and twenty-one prisoners taken, while our loss
was six killed, among them Major Harvey.
Haryey. — Capt. J. A. Harvey, of the 10th Company of
the 4th Contingent New Zealand M.I., was killed in
action in the operations at Eland's River, of Major-Gen.
Sir F. Carrington's Force, Aug. 16th, 1900.
Harvey. — Capt. Thomas Harvey, Rimington's Guides,
died at De Aar, March 1st, 1901, of wounds received in
action at Strydenburg, Feb. 24th, 1901.
Hastie. — Lieut. Basil Hepburn Hastie, 2nd Batt. The
Queen's Royal West Surrey Regt., killed in action in
the operations on the Tugela, Feb., 23rd, 1900, was
born May, 1874, and educated at Dulwich College. He
entered the Queen's from the Militia, July, 1896, being
promoted lieut. March, 1898. He went to South Africa
in Oct., 1899, and served with the Natal Field Force.
Lieut. Hastie's name is engraved on a tablet erected at
Guildford by their comrades in memory of all ranks of
the Queen's Royal West Surrey Regt. who fell in the war.
His name is also inscribed on a tablet on the outside of
the new Memorial Library at Dulwich College.
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Hastings. — Lieut. Mark Hastings, 1st Batt. I.Y., was
killed in action at Reitz Nov. 10th, 1901. He was the
youngest son of W. S. Hastings, Esq., the Grange,
Wimbledon. He first served as a trooper in the I.Y., and
was granted a commission with the rank of lieut. March
Hawkes. — Capt. Lawrence Harry Hawkes, 2nd Batt.
the Welsh Regt., died at Barberton Nov. 13th, 1900.
He was born in March, 1864, and educated at Wellington,
where he was in Lynedock, 1877-80. He entered the
Bedfordshire Regt. Aug., 1883, being transferred to the
Welsh Regt. the following month, and was promoted
capt. Feb., 1890.
Hawley. — Major Francis Henry 7 Toovey Hawley, 2nd
Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys), died after three days
illness at Bloemfontein April 27th, 1900. He was the
son of the late Gen. Hawley, formerly Assistant Military
Secretary, and Deputy-Adjutant-General to the Forces.
Major Hawley was born in Aug., i860, and educated at
Eton (Dr. Warre's). He entered the 2nd Dragoons in
Aug., 1880, was promoted lieut. June, 1881, capt. Oct.,
1887, and major April, 1897, and was adjutant of his
regiment from Jan., 1892 to Jan., 1896. He embarked
for South Africa in Oct., 1899, served in the Colesberg
district, and took part in the relief of Kimberley and
the advance on Bloemfontein.
Hay-Coghlan. — Lieut. Percy Hay Hay-Coghlan, Royal
Artillery, was killed in action when en route from Tark-
staad to East London Sept. 19th, 1901. He was the
son of William Mant Hay-Coghlan, Esq., late of the
Indian Civil Service, and the grandson of the late Gen.
Sir W. W. Coghlan, Royal Artillery, K.C.B. Lieut. Hay-
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Coghlan was born in March, 1878, and entered the Royal
Artillery Sept., 1897, being promoted lieut. Sept., 1900.
He was employed on Special Service in South Africa,
and since Jan., 1900, had been on duty with the transport.
Head. — Capt. Leonard Head, 1st Batt. East Lancashire
Regt., died May nth, 1900, of wounds received the
previous day in action at Zand River. He was born in
June, 1867, and educated at Bedford Grammar School.
He entered the East Lancashire Regt. Feb., 1888,
promoted lieut. Aug., 1890, and capt. July, 1896. He
served with the Chitral Relief Force under Sir Robert
Low, 1895, an d received the medal with clasp. Capt.
Head embarked for South Africa in Jan., 1900, and served
in the 7th Division, taking part in the advance on
Heath. — Major Edward Kermode Heath, 3rd Batt.
South Lancashire Regt., was killed by the derailing and
destruction of an armoured train, of which he was in
command, near America Siding, May 17th, 1901, He
was the only son of the late Edward Heath, Esq., of
Manchester and Cheadle, and was 38 years of age,
educated at the Rev. J. W. Ripley's Private School,
and married in 1887 the youngest daughter of Col.
Charles Gooch, of H.M. Bodyguard, who survives him.
He was appointed lieut. in June, 1882, placed in the
Reserve of Officers March, 1885, and promoted capt.
Sept., 1887. At the time of his death he was senior
capt. of his battalion with the honorary rank of major.
Major Heath embarked for active service with his bat-
talion in Jan., 1900, but was invalided home in July,
suffering from enteric. On recovering he again returned
to South Africa in the following November, and was
given command of No. 6 armoured train, which position
he held up to the time of his death.
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Hebden. — Capt. Wilfrid Arthur Hebden, 1st Batt.
Essex Regt., died of enteric at De Aar Hospital Jan.
28th, 1900. Born in Feb., 1867, and educated at Harrow,
he entered the Essex Regt. Jan., 1886, being promoted
capt. July, 1897. Capt. Hebden embarked for South
Africa in Nov., 1899, and served in the north of Cape
Helsham. — Lieut. Somerville Helsham, nth Batt.
I.Y., was killed in action at Bankfontein Nov. 25th, 1901.
He had only been appointed to the I.Y. on Oct. 4th,
with the rank of lieut. in the army.
Helyar. — Col. Charles Welman Hawker Helyar, 7th
Batt. (Staffordshire) I.Y.. was first returned as missing,
but afterwards was reported as having been murdered by
Boers on July 26th, 1900. He was the eldest son of the
late C. J. Helyar, Esq., Poundisford Lodge, Pitminster,
Somerset, was born Aug., 1844, and educated at Chelten-
ham. He entered the 29th Foot Feb., 1864, was pro-
moted lieut. Dec, 1865, capt. Oct., 1871, exchanged to
the 3rd Hussars July, 1879, became major Oct., 1881,
lieut. -col. April, 1S91, col. April, 1895, and was placed
on half-pay the following Oct. Col. Helyar retired in
April, 1S99, and was in the Reserve of Officers. He
volunteered for service in South Africa, and was appointed
commandant of the 7th Batt. I.Y. in Jan., 1900. His
name is inscribed on the Eleanor Cross War Memorial
erected at Cheltenham College.
Hemmingway. — Lieut. F. L. Hemmingway, Menne's
Scouts, was killed in action near Standerton, between
May 3rd and 7th, 1901.
Henry. — Lieut. Robert Clive Bolton Henry, 2nd Batt.
Royal Dublin Fusiliers, was killed in action at the battle
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of Colenso, Dec. 15th, 1899. He was born Feb. 1879,
educated at Brighton College, and Victoria College,
Jersey, and entered the Royal Dublin Fusiliers May,
1898, being promoted lieut. Oct., 1899. He was with
his battalion in Natal at the outbreak of the war, and
was present at the battle of Talana Hill and in the
subsequent retirement on Ladysmith, afterwards accom-
panying part of his battalion to Colenso and Chieveley
before the commencement of the siege. He then served
with the Natal Field Force.
Hensley. — Capt. Charles Albert Hensley, 2nd Batt.
Royal Dublin Fusiliers, died Jan. 20th, 1900, of wounds
received in the operations on the Upper Tugela, near
Venter's Spruit. He was the elder son of Albert
W. Hensley, Esq., Halifax, Nova Scotia, was born in
Prince Edward Island Sept., 1865, and educated at
the Collegiate School, Windsor, N.S., and the Royal
Military College, Kingston, Canada. Being an en-
thusiastic and successful sportsman, he was known in
his regiment as " the young Shikari." He entered the
army Sept., 1885, being promoted capt. July, 1895.
Having served in Egypt and India, he proceeded to Natal
with his battalion Sept., 1899, and was present at the
battle of Talana and in the retirement on Ladysmith.
Just before the siege began, he was sent with part of his
battalion to garrison Colenso, and was present at the
battle of that name and the fighting on the Tugela, being
twice wounded. Capt. Hensley, whose family is well
known in Canada, married eighteen months before his
death the daughter of H. Wylde Brown, Esq., of Pieter-
maritzburg, who survives him. He was mentioned in
despatches, L. G., Feb. 8th, 1901, for his services.
Herron. — Capt. Robert Douglas Herron, 2nd Dragoon
Guards (Queen's Bays), was killed in action at Leeuwkop,
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April ist, 1902. He was born Aug., 1867, entered
the 2nd Dragoons March, 18S8, being promoted lieut.
March, 1895, and capt. July, 1897. He had served in
South Africa from the end of 1901. (See Major J. C. A.
Hesketh. — Lieut. Algernon Ernest Hesketh, 16th
Lancers, was killed in action in the fighting near
Kimberley Feb. 15th, 1900. He was born Nov., 1874,
joined the 16th Lancers in Feb., 1895, and was promoted
lieut. Jan., 1899. This officer's death is mentioned in
the despatch by F.-M. Earl Roberts, from Jacobsdal,
dated Feb. 16th, 1900. A tablet has been erected by
his brother officers in the Church of the Annunciation,
Bryanston Street, W., in memory of Lieut. Hesketh.
Hewett. — Lieut. Arthur Wedderburn Hewett, ist Batt.
Loyal North Lancashire Regt., was killed in action at
Hartebeestfontein Feb. 16th, 1901. He was born Dec,
1875, educated at Sutton Valence School, and entered
the Loyal North Lancashire Regt. from the Royal Mili-
tary College Sept., 1896, being promoted lieut. Sept.,
1899. He served with the ist. battalion in South Africa,
and took part in the defence of Kimberley, and was also
present at the action at Carter's Ridge and the subse-
quent operations in the O.R.C. Lieut. Hewett saw
much service in connection with convoys, and was
invalided home Aug., 1900. On recovering, he returned
to South Africa in the following Nov., and joined Lieut.-
Gen. Lord Methuen's column. He fell while leading his
men under a very severe fire from the Boer position.
Hichens. — Capt. Thomas Sikes Hichens, Royal Field
Artillery, died of enteric June nth, 1900, at Bloem-
fontein. He was born Sept., 1869, educated at Win-
chester, and entered the Royal Artillery Feb., 1889,
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being promoted lieut. Feb. 1892, and capt. March, 1899
Capt. Hichens was mentioned in despatches, L. G., Sept.
10th, 1901, for his services.
Hicks. — Capt. Charles Herbert Hicks, Lancashire
Fusiliers, was killed in action at Spion Kop Jan. 24th,
1900. He was born in April, 1862, educated at Malvern
College, and entered the Lancashire Fusiliers from the
Militia Nov. 1884, being promoted capt. Dec. 1892. Capt.
Hicks embarked for South Africa Oct. 1899, and served
with the Natal Field Force.
Hill. — 2nd. Lieut. Arthur Hugh Montgomery Hill,
1st Batt. Royal Irish Fusiliers, was killed in action at
the battle of Talana Hill Oct. 20th, 1899. He was
born Sept., 1877, educated at Harrow and Trinity
College, Cambridge, and entered the 1st battalion from
the 4th Batt. (Cavan Militia) May, 1899. 2nd Lieut.
Hill accompanied his battalion to Natal from Cairo in
Sept., 1899. On arrival the battalion was at once pushed
on to Ladysmith and Dundee, and took part in the first
battle of the war. 2nd. Lieut. Hill fell close to Capt.
Connor in the final assault on Talana Hill while leading
his men. He is buried at Dundee, and a tablet has been
erected there to his memory by his brother officers.
Hill. — 2nd Lieut. Henry Norman Hill, Royal Artillery,
w r as killed in action at Kleinfontein Oct. 24th, 1901. He
was born Aug., 1877, educated at Cheltenham, and entered
the Royal Artillery in May, 1900. 2nd Lieut. Hill was
mentioned in despatches by Lord Kitchener, Dec. 8th,
1901, for "very marked gallantry." His name is inscribed
on the Eleanor Cross War Memorial erected at Chelten-
Hill.— Lieut. Hugh Rowley Hill, Royal Field Artillery,
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died at Harrismith, July 28th, 1902. He was born Feb.
1880, and entered the Royal Artillery in Nov. 1899, and
was promoted lieut. Feb. 1901. He had served in the
war during 1901.
Hill. — 2nd Lieut. William Henry Tucker Hill, 5th
Lancers, was killed in action at Wagon Hill, Ladysmith,
Jan. 6th, 1900. He was the son of James Ledger Hill,
Esq., Combe Grove, Bath, was born May, 1873, and
educated at Charterhouse. He entered the 5th Lancers
from the 4th Batt. East Surrey Regt. 1895. At Wagon
Hill he came up with a dismounted party to the as-
sistance of the 2nd Batt. King's Royal Rifle Corps,
and was struck down while asking his capt., who was
wounded, to allow him and his men to join the Devons,
who were at that moment about to make their famous
charge. When his capt. turned to reply, he found 2nd
Lieut. Hill had been killed. The name of 2nd Lieut.
Hill is inscribed on the tablet in the War Memorial
Cloister erected at Charterhouse. (See Major Bow en.)
Hilliard.— Major George Hilliard, M.B., C.M.G., Royal
Army Medical Corps, died at the General Hospital,
Newcastle, Sept. 7th, from a gun-shot wound received
Sept. 5th, 1900, in a reconnaissance at Ingogo. He was
born in Oct., 1862, and was educated at the Tipperary
Grammar School and Trinity College, Dublin, where he
took his degree, and entered the Royal Army Medical
Corps as capt. Feb., 1887, being promoted major Feb.,
1899. Major Hilliard served in the Ashanti Expedition
under Sir Francis Scott in 1895-96, and received the
star and also the C.M.G., the latter for "his care and
devotion " to the late Prince Henry of Battenberg. He
had served throughout the siege of Ladysmith. A
handsome memorial, the gift of Her Royal Highness
Princess Henry of Battenberg, has been placed over
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Major Hilliard's grave. On it is inscribed that it was
"erected in grateful remembrance of the devoted care he
rendered her husband, by Beatrice Princess Henry of
Hill-Treyor. — Lieut, the Hon. Nevill Windsor Hill-
Trevor, Thorneycroft's M.I., was killed in action at Spion
Kop Jan. 24th, 1900. He was the third son of Lord
Trevor, was born 1869, and educated at Eton (Mr. Red-
cliffe's). Lieut. Hill Trevor served in the 2nd Life
Guards from 1893-97, and on the outbreak of the war
he joined Thorneycroft's M.I. as a lieut. At the time of
his death he held a commission as 2nd lieut. in the Shrop-
shire Yeomanry. At Spion Kop his section of Thorney-
croft's M.I. was exposed to a terrific flank fire, and he
and all his men and Lieut. McCorquodale were killed.
Hinks. — Capt. Ernest Hinks, Middelburg District
Mounted Troops, was wounded near Middelburg. Cape
Colony, May 9th, 1902, and died the following day.
He was the fourth son of J. Hinks, Esq., J. P., Chesford
Grange, Kenilworth, was born April, 1876, and educated
at Leamington College. Capt. Hinks went to South
Africa in 1893, and was engaged in farming near Hanover,
Cape Colony. At the commencement of the war he
volunteered his services as a scout, and his knowledge of
the country being soon recognised, he was rapidly pro-
moted, and a commission as capt. granted him, first in
French's Scouts, and afterwards in command of the
Middelburg District Mounted Troops. He fell whilst
leading his men to drive back the enemy who had
attacked by night in overwhelming numbers.
Hinton. — Lieut. Claude Harington Hinton, East Surrey
Regt., was killed in action in the operations on the Tugela,
Feb. 23rd, 1900. He was born in April, 1873, educated at
OFFICERS WHO FELL IN SOUTH AFRICA. 175
Clifton, and entered the East Surrey Regt., Feb., 1893,
being promoted lieut. Nov., 1894. He embarked for
South Africa in Oct., 1899, and served with the Natal
Field Force, and was present at the battle of Colenso.
Hipwell. — Capt. Malcolm George Hipwell, South
Australian Bushmen, died of enteric at Kroonstad during
Hirtzel. — Lieut. Guy Dashwood Hirtzel, South African
Constabulary, died of abscess of the liver and dysentery
at Tafel Kop, April 23rd, 1902. He was the sixth son of
George Hirtzel, Esq., of Exeter.
Hobbs.— Lieut. Frank H. Hobbs, 5th Batt. I.Y., died
at Lichtenburg of enteric, Feb. 6th, 1902. He entered
the 2nd Volunteer Batt. Worcestershire Regt. March,
1900, being promoted lieut. Feb., 1901, and was then
seconded in his battalion for service in the I.Y., which
he joined in April with the rank of lieut. in the army.
Hobbs. — Major Herbert Thomas de Carteret Hobbs,
1st Batt. West Yorkshire Regt., was killed at Honing
Spruit, June 22nd, 1900, in the attack on the railway
made by Gen. De Wet. He was the elder son of the
late Col. T. F. Hobbs, 6th Regt., of Barnaboy, Frankford,
Kings County. His Grandfather, Capt. Thomas Hobbs,
when a lieut. in the 92nd Highlanders, was wounded at
Quatre Bras. Major Hobbs was born in April, 1857,
educated at Wellington where he was in the Orange,
1870-74, and as a Queen's cadet was appointed direct to
the 62nd Foot, Feb., 1875, served in India, being pro-
moted capt. Jan., 1882, and was transferred to the
West Yorkshire Regt. as major, Feb., 1895. He was in
the Army Pay Department from 1885-89, adjutant of his
regiment from 1890-93, and adjutant of volunteers from
1893-98. Major Hobbs accompanied his battalion
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to South Africa as 2nd-in-command, but was taken
prisoner in his first engagement at Willow Grange, on
Nov. 23rd, 1899. He was mentioned in the despatch of
Major-Gen. Hildyard of Nov. 24th as " having led the
first line of the assault with judgment and good sense,"
but having remained to see that some wounded were
attended to was unfortunately captured. On Earl
Roberts' entry into Pretoria, in June, 1900, Major Hobbs
was released and was then appointed 2nd-in-command of
a composite battalion, which proceeded to Honing Spruit.
He had been with it only a few days, when he was killed,
and is buried in the military cemetery of Kroonstad.
Hobson. — Lieut. Richard Leigh Clare Hobson, 4th
Batt. King's Royal Rifle Corps, was killed in action at
Schippen's Farm June 5th, 1900. He was the second
son of Richard Hobson, Esq., St. Marfords, Brom-
borough, Cheshire, was born April, 1876, educated
at Harrow, and entered the King's Royal Rifle Corps in
May, 1898, being promoted lieut. Oct., 1899. When
he fell he was with a patrol of ten men sent forward from
the Vaal River, all of whom were killed or wounded.
Lieut. Hobson had sent a runner with a note, asking for
assistance, but although reinforcements arrived within an
hour, he had meanwhile died from his wounds.
Hodge.— Capt. William Buller Chapell Hodge, 6th
Batt. I.Y., died Nov. 1st, 1900, of wounds received
the previous day in action at Cypherfontein. He was the
only son of the late Chapell Hodge, Esq., Pounds, near
Plymouth, was born April, 1865, and educated at Eton
(Mr. Marindin's). He entered the 12th Lancers from the
3rd Batt. Devonshire Regt. May, 1887, being promoted
lieut. July, 1888, and capt. Dec, 1892, but afterwards
retired. He joined the I.Y. Feb., 1900, with the rank of
capt. in the army.
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Hodgson. — Lieut. Nevil Bursey Hodgson, Army Service
Corps, died of enteric at Pretoria, May 27th, 1902. He
was the eldest son of Nevil L. Hodgson, Esq., of Wool-
wich and Blackheath. Lieut. Hodgson served originally in
the ranks of the Cape Police. On the recommendation of
the Commander-in-Chief in South Africa he was gazetted
to a commission in the Army Service Corps, Sept., 1900,
being promoted lieut. Dec, 1901.
Hogg, — Lieut. J. Quarrier Hogg, Staff of the Intelligence
Dept., died at Jamestown on June 4th, 1901, of wounds
received in action. He held a commission in the South
African Mounted Irregular Forces.
Holling — Lieut. A. R. Holling, 1st Imperial Light
Horse, was killed at Hartebeestefontein on March 22nd,
Hoit. — Lieut. Holt, Uitenhage Volunteers, died at Port
Elizabeth on May 2nd, 1900.
Holt.— Capt. Robert Hughtrede Edward Holt,M.R.C.S.,
L.R.C.P., L.S.A., died of wounds received in action at
Groblers Kloof in the operations on the Tugela, Feb.
21st, 1900. He was the only son of Lieut. -Col. R. W.
F. Holt, late R.M.L.I. On his mother's side his great-
grandfather, Lieut. -Gen. Sir H. King, fought both in
Holland and in the Peninsula with the 5th Fusiliers.
Capt. Holt was born in July, 1866, and entered the Royal
Army Medical Corps as a surg.-lieut. Jan., 1892, being
promoted surg.-capt. 1895. He served in the operations
on the North-West Frontier of India, 1897-98, with the
Mohmand Field Force, also with the Tirah Expe-
ditionary Force, and was awarded the medal with two
clasps. He went to South Africa Nov., 1899, and first