Category Archives: Roll of Honour

George Henry Rosser (1885–1916)

6011 Private George Henry Rosser (1885–1916) 2/South African Infantry Regiment Died in Fulham, 23 July 1916, of severe wounds received on 11 July at The Somme. We’d planned, yesterday, also to look for the grave of Private George Henry Rosser, … Continue reading

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In search of Corporal John Smith of Galashiels

In my post Gala Remembered  I was unable to do more than hazard a guess as to which of seven Smiths with the initial J, listed on the CWGC database as serving with the South African Forces, could be a … Continue reading

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South Africa’s Roll of Honour for the First World War

Find My Past has released the South African Roll of Honour for the First World War.  The date range is given as “1914–1918”  so I set out to check whether those who died while on active service between 1 January 1919 … Continue reading

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