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With the Gordon Highlanders to the Boer War and beyond

Lachlan Gordon-Duff

With the Gordon Highlanders to the Boer War and beyond

the story of Captain Lachlan Gordon-Duff, 1880-1914

by Lachlan Gordon-Duff

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Published by Travis Books in Macclesfield .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gordon-Duff, Lachlan, -- 1880-1914 -- Correspondence.,
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- Gordon Highlanders.,
  • South African War, 1899-1902 -- Personal narratives, Scottish.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[edited] by Lachlan Gordon-Duff.
    ContributionsGordon-Duff, Lachlan, 1914-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination365p.,[1] plate :
    Number of Pages365
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17443677M
    ISBN 100953216004
    OCLC/WorldCa39839313

    War Savings Certificates campaign begun. 22nd Bn marched to tracer bullet demonstration. Some shelling afternoon. 2 ORs wounded. 23rd Heavy rain all day. Parade cancelled. Bn left Brigade Reserve relieved 8th KORL at Battle zone. War Savings Certificate campaign ended. Hinges 24thth Savings Certificates set new record, sold. Gordon Highlanders Leaving for the Boer War. Documentary, Short. Add a Plot» Director: Robert W. Paul. Added to Watchlist. Add to Watchlist. View production, box office, & company info Bong Joon Ho's "Parasite" Series Will Be a 'Six-Hour Film' Parasite /10(7).

    Boer War, Second () About the memorial: Memorial to officers and men of the First Battalion of Gordan Highlanders who laid down lives in South Africa at the spot they had been seen by Queen Victoria prior to embarkation. The First Boer War (Afrikaans: Eerste Vryheidsoorlog, literally "First Freedom War"), also known as the First Anglo-Boer War, the Transvaal War or the Transvaal Rebellion, was a war fought from 16 December until 23 March between the United Kingdom and Boers of the Transvaal (as the South African Republic was known while under British administration).Location: Transvaal (South African Republic under .

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With the Gordon Highlanders to the Boer War and Beyond [Gordon-Duff, Lachlan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. With the Gordon Highlanders to the Boer War and Beyond5/5(2). The 1st Battalion formed part of the garrison of Belfast when it was attacked on 7th to 8th January The attack was repulsed, the Gordons' losses being 3 killed and 14 wounded.

General Ben Viljoen in his book on the war deals with the attack on Belfast, and lavishes great praise on the defenders, the Royal Irish Regiment and Gordon. The 92nd Regiment of Foot was first raised by Alexander Gordon, the 4th Duke of Gordon in as the 92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Regiment of Foot.

The Regiment went on to serve during The War of the Second Coalition (–) fighting at The Battle of Alkmaar () against the French and Batavian Republics, the Battle of Mandora and the. With the Gordon Highlanders to the Boer War and Beyond Buy from Amazon Lachlan Gordon- Duff, Hardcover (July ) Travis Books; ISBN: The book is the letters of Lt Lachlan Gordon-Duff, 1st Battalion Gordon Highlanders.

He joined the regiment at the age of nineteen on October 1, and sailed for South Africa barely four weeks : Meurig. With the Gordon Highlanders to the Boer War and beyond.

Staplehurst, Kent: Spellmount, (OCoLC) Online version: Gordon-Duff, Lachlan, With the Gordon Highlanders to the Boer War and beyond. Staplehurst, Kent: Spellmount, (OCoLC) Named Person: Lachlan Gordon-Duff; Lachlan Gordon-Duff: Material Type: Biography. Buy With the Gordon Highlanders to the Boer War and Beyond New edition by Gordon-Duff, Lachlan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on 5/5(2). The attack was repulsed, the Gordons’ losses being 3 killed and 14 wounded. General Ben Viljoen in his book on the war deals with the attack on Belfast, and lavishes great praise on the defenders, the Royal Irish Regiment and Gordon Highlanders.

The battalion was to have no more heavy fighting. With the Gordon Highlanders to the Boer War and Beyond Buy from Amazon Lachlan Gordon- Duff, Hardcover (July ) Travis Books; ISBN: The book is the letters of Lt Lachlan Gordon-Duff, 1st Battalion Gordon Highlanders.

He joined the regiment at the age of nineteen on October 1, and sailed for South Africa barely four weeks later. The Boer War is a long book, clocking in at just under pages with about another pages of end notes, bibliography, and index.

It is well worth the read. When Thomas Pakenham wrote the book in the s, he interviewed some of the remaining survivors of the Boer and performed heroic research with primary sources/5.

The Gordon Highlanders had two battalions serving in South Africa and so raised two extra companies. The 1st Service Company Gordon Highlanders consisted of men drawn from the 1st (HQ Aberdeen). 2nd (HQ Oldmeldrum) and 4th (Donside) Volunteer Battalions Gordon Highlanders [VBGH].

It left Aberdeen on February 16th and sailed from. Ive recently discovered that one of my great-great-uncles served as a Private with the Gordon Highlanders during the First World War but I know very little about him or where he served.

Im keen to find out where he was during the war so Id like at. The Second Boer War (11 October – 31 May ) was fought between the British Empire and two independent Boer states, the South African Republic (Republic of Transvaal) and the Orange Free State, over the Empire's influence in South trigger to the war was the discovering of diamonds and gold in the Boer states.

It is also known variously as the Boer War, Anglo-Boer War, or Location: Southern Africa (present-day South Africa. The author covers the war in a very evenhanded method. It did not strike me as pro British or pro Boer.

It is certainly far superior to that apologetic, revisionist 21st century type of writing that is found in many popular histories. If you only wish to read one book about the Boer War, this is by: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders after their heavy casualties as part of the Highland Brigade at the Battle of Magersfontein on 11th December in the Boer War: picture by Richard Caton Woodville.

Black Watch after the Highland Brigade’s attack at the Battle of Magersfontein on 11th December in the Boer War: picture by Frank Feller. Lieutenant Colonel William Eagleson Gordon, VC, CBE (4 May – 10 March ) was a Scottish British Army officer and recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

He is the older brother of Archibald Alexander Gordon, who received the Legion of Honour and Order of LeopoldBattles/wars: Chitral Expedition, Tirah. Heroic tales of daring escapes from behind enemy lines during World War 2 have been detailed in a new book by a North-east historian.

Gordon Highlanders, desperate to reach Gibraltar, spent months. Books shelved as boer-war: Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill by Candice Millard, The Boer War by Tho.

‘Clearly My Duty’: Letters from the Boer war Tuckwell Press Gordon-Duff, L With The Gordon Highlanders to the Boer War and Beyond Spellmount Jeal, T Baden-Powell Hutchinson X Milne, R Anecdotes of the Anglo-Boer War Covos-Day Books Pine-Coffin, S (ed.) One Man’s Boer War: The.

The Gordon Castle Ash – over years old. The mighty ash (Fraxinus excelsior) which stood on the lawns to the front of Gordon Castle presented an imposing figure, the girth of its trunk measuring a staggering twenty five feet and seven is probable that the tree dated from the time of the 4 th Duke of Gordon’s expansion of the Estate in the s – making the ash over Gordon Highlanders during the Boer War More information about Gordon Highlanders.

Formed: Disbanded: The Regiment was officially formed in when two Scottish Regiments the 75th and 92nd were amalgamated during the Childers Reforms however; the Regiment can trace its history further back. Gordon Highlanders died at the age of 22 on 26th September, and is remembered with honour on the Tyne Cot Memorial.

Stanley was in the lst Btn Gordon Highlanders (service number S/) so we think we have found the young James Carnegie in the picture lovingly kept by Stanley in his precious papers of the Great War.The Second Matabele War which broke out in March prompted the British Government to send troops out to Southern Africa.

A Highland Company of Mounted Infantry was sent out, consisting of 4 detachments of 33 men from the 2nd Gordon Highlanders, 2nd Black Watch, 2nd Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and the 1st Seaforths.The History of the Gordon Highlanders. From the book "History and Handbook of The Gordon Highlanders" In the 75th Regiment, the forerunner of the 1st battalion The Gordon Highlanders, was raised for service in the Far east, but it was not until when the French Revolutionary Government had declared war on Great Britain that the Government asked the Duke of Gordon to raise another.