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War Veterans, AD1939. Is yours here ? 19 men
Posted by: SW (ID *****7008) Date: April 17, 2011 at 05:05:01
In Reply to: War Veterans, AD1900. Is yours here ? by SW of 2435

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN CORPS OF VETERANS. AD1939. 19 men.
“Advertiser” newspaper. 22 May 1939. p.12.
The chairman of the S.A.C.V. (Mr. W. J. P. Giddings) died during the year.
Of the 19 veterans present there was only one Australian soldier,
Mr. E. Ritter, who went with the New South Wales contingent to the Sudan campaign,
the first war in which Australian troops, as such, were engaged.

1....Ashby, G., Corporal, Frontier Light Horse, Kaffir and Zulu Wars,1877-79.
2....Banning, W., Sgt.-Mjr., King's Royal Rifle Corps, Burmah, Relief of Chitral,
....................South Africa
....................and Great War.
3....Bell, W.W., Kaffrarian Rifles; Zulu War, 1879.
4....Black, W., Lieut., Royal Marine Light Infantry, Egypt, 1882,
..................and Great War.
5....Blake, W., Cpl., Duke of Cornwall's Light In fantry; Egypt, 1884.
6....Booth, J. Sergt., King's Liverpool; Egypt, 1882; Burmah 1885-9;
...................South Africa, 1899-1902;
...................and Great War.
7....Burton, H.J., Royal Navy; Egypt, 1882.
8....Butterworth, T.J., Sgt., 32nd Regiment; Egypt, 1884;
...................and Great War.
9....Bywater, E., Derbyshire Regiment; Tibet; South Africa, 1899-1902,
..................and Great War.
10..Colley, L.E., Lieut., Yorkshire Regiment; Tirah,Khyber Expeditionary Force;
..................South Africa,
..................and Great War.
11..Craton, A.E., Regt.-Sgt-Mjr., Yorkshire Regiment; Tirah, Khyber Expeditionary Force;
..................and Great War.
12..Currell H., Royal Navy; Egypt. 1882.
13..Evans G., King's Royal Rule Corps; Chitral; South Africa, 1899-1902.
14..Fabri, A., Royal Navy; Egypt. 1882.
15..Horne, H., Royal West Kents; Egypt, 1882.
16..Reilly, J., Perthshire Light lnfantry; Zulu War, 1879.
17..Ritter, E., Sudan campaign (see note above).
18..Sadler, D., Cpl., 5lst Foot; Afghanistan, 1878.
19..White, R., Regt-Sgt-Mjr., 4th Royal Irish Dragoon Guards; Waziristan, Relief of Pekin;
................and Great War.


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