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London Times Shipping Reports - 1899
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ABBREVIATIONS COLOUR CODES
dd/mm/yy Australian Involvement
a,b,c,d,e, or f = column Boer P.O.W-related
LT = London Times Canadian Involvement
SA = South Africa New Zealand Involvement
p5e = page 5, column e United States Involvement



LT. 07/07/99 (Friday)
p8a - The general officer commanding in South Africa has been authorized to complete the transport arrangements for the troops in his command, and the following special service officers have been ordered to proceed to South Africa : Brevet Colonel R.S.S. Baden-Powell, 5th Dragoon Guards; Capt. & Bt. Maj. Lord E.H. Cecil, DSO, GG; Lt. Hon. A.H.C. Hanbury Tracy, RHG; Maj. & Bt. Lt.-Col. E.A.H. Plumer, York & Lancaster Regt; Capt. & Bt. Maj. A.V. Jenner, DSO, RB; Capt. & Bt. Maj. A.F. Pilson, RDF; Capt. H. McMicking, RS; Capt. & Bt. Maj. W.D. Bird, RWS.
Their duty will be to organize the residents as well as the police and local forces at various points on the frontier.


LT. 08/07/99 (Saturday)
p13e A number of officers R.E. and A.S.C. have been placed under orders for immediate service in South Africa . Among those proceeding from England are Col. C.H. Bridge, Lt.-Col. G. Stanley, Bt. Lt.-Col. W.F.H. Kincaid, Maj. S.R. Rice, Capts. E.R.O. Ludlow, T.D. Foster, W.R. Stewart and F.R.F. Borleau; Lts. E.V. Turner, G.C. Fuller, H.L. Meyrick, R.L. McClintock, H. Musgrave, R.H. Creig, and 2nd Lts. C.R. Johnson, R.J.T.D. Jones.
All will embark at Southampton to-day for special service in South Africa


LT. 10/07/99 (Monday)
p10a The Goorkha sailed from Southampton for Cape Town Saturday. She carried the 22nd Co. and 41st Co. A.S.C. each comprising 2 officers and 75 men.


LT. 12/07/99 (Wednesday)
p13e The 73 Battery, R.F.A., has been selected for service in South Africa . It is the fifth under orders to proceed to South Africa in August, the others being the 18th, 20th, 62nd, and 75th. Thirty machine- gun carriages were sent from the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, for shipment to South Africa . They will be provided with ball cartridge (Mark IV) as used in the service rifle.


LT, 08/09/99
p3a. Dateline, Simla, 07/09/99.
Warned for shortest notice for service in SA. A cavalry brigade - 5th DG, 9th Lancers, 19th Hussars, No. 18 Field Hospital. An infantry brigade - 1/Devonshire Rgt., 1/Gloucestershire Rgt., 2/K.R.R.C., 2/Gordon Highlanders, Nos. 11 & 24 British Field Hospitals. A brigade of field artillery - 21st, 42nd, 53rd Field Batteries, sect A & B of No. 26 British Field Hospital, plus misc. units.


LT, 09/09/99
p5a. Dateline Simla, 08 Sept. Subject = Indian movement to SA.
Lt.-Col. C.B.H. Wolseley-Jenkins, 19 Hussars will command the cavalry brigade, Lt.-Col. J.H. Yule, Devonshire Regt. Will command the infantry brigade and 3 batteries of R.A. will be commanded by Lt.-Col. J.A. Coxhead, R.A. The Gloucesters and KRRC will embark from Calcutta and the rest from Bombay. The following to command troops.
Cavalry Brigade
Commander - Lt.-Col. Wolseley-Jenkins, 19th Hussars
Brigade - Major Crawford, Veterinary Officer
Staff Officers - Maj. Bethune, 16th Lancers; Maj. C. Hamilton, RA;
Capt. Kenney-Herbert, Northamptonshire Regt.
Medical Officer - Maj. J.F. Donegan
Commissariat - Capt. Thompson, Assistant, Lt. Toogood, Border Regt.
Transport - Lt. Geoghegan and Lt. Abadie, 11th Hussars
Signalling - Capt. Sloane-Stanley, 16th Lancers
Provost - Lt. Fryer, 6th Dragoons
Veterinary - Capt. Fowler
Infantry Brigade
Commander - Lt.-Col. Yule, Devonshire Regt.
Staff Officers - Lt. Col. J. Sherston; Maj. Mullaly, RE; Maj. Murray Innskilling Dragoons
Medical Officer - Lt.-Col. S.H. Carter
Commissariat - Capt. Sanders & Capt. Thompson, Connaught Rangers
Transport - Capt. Hennessy & Capt. Noble, Yorkshire Regt.
Signalling - Lt. Pollok, Black Watch
Veterinary - Lt. P.J. Harris
Artillery Officer, Commanding - Lt. Col. Coxhead; Adjutant Capt. Walker
Medical - Maj. Kelin (?Keelan)
Veterinary - Lt. Wilson

Dateline Bombay, 08 Sept.
The 19th Hussars and 21st Field Battery are to leave Secunderabad on 18th inst. The British Field Hospital at Bangalore will accompany them.


LT, 11/09/99
p5a. Dateline Simla, 10 Sept.
A Maxim gun accompanies each regiment for the Transvaal. Majors Mahan and Fowle, RA accompany the ordnance park.
p5f An unusually large porportion of women and children landed at Plymouth on Saturday (09 Sept.) from steamer Tintagel Castle from Delagoa Bay and Cape Town.


LT, 11/09/99
p5f Orders received on Saturday (09 Sept.) At Aldershot for the 1/Northumberland Fusiliers to be ready to embark about 16 Sept. for SA. They will probably embark from Southampton on board the Union Company's steamer Gaul for Natal. The 2nd Brigade Division R.F.A. to embark in about ten days for SA and the 1/Royal Sussex Regt. To be ready for the Mediterranian. The 14th Hussars and G and P Batteries of R.H.A. are under orders for SA.
The 2/Royal Scots Fusiliers, 700 strong, left Chatham for Aldershot. The 2/ Loyal North Lancashire Regt., stationed at Dover is to depart for Malta to replace the 1/Border Regt. which is to embark for SA. The 2/Royal West Kent Regt. to Egypt to take the place of a battalion which is to embark for SA.


LT, 12/09/99
p3e Dateline Bombay, 11 Sept.
Twenty-two transports have already been chartered. Of these 18 belong to the British India Steam Navigation Co., two to the Peninsular and Orient Co., and one to the City Line.

Dateline Calcutta, 11 Sept.
Up to the present the Government has engaged the steamers Purnea, Henzada, and Nurani to convey troops and stores to Durban.

p4c Other than troops in India, the troops under immediate orders for SA are:
1/Northumberland Fusiliers - Aldershot
2/Rifle Brigade - Crete
1/Border Regt. - Malta
1/Irish Fusiliers - Egypt
To these will be added a brigade division of field artillery and necessary medical and supply.
2/Royal West Kent Regt. changed from Malta to Egypt, Lt.-Col. E.A. Grove, commanding, will embark for Alexandria at the Royal Albert Docks tomorrow.
Bt.-Lt.-Col. J.S. Ewart, Cameron Highlanders, D.A.A.G., Davonport, and Bt.-Lt.-Col. E.W.D. Ward, C.B., D.A.A.G., Home District, to SA and sail Saturday in the Tantallion Castle.
Col. C.E. Beckett, D.D.G. of Ordnance leaves for Cape Town Saturday.
An Aldershot correspondent lists the following for service in SA.
O & R Batts. R.H.A., 4th, 38th, 78th, 37th, 61st, and 65 Howitzer Batts., Supply Colomn and Field Bakery, Supply Park, 1/Royal Scots, 2/Northumberland Fusiliers, 2/Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, 1/Gordon Highlanders, Nos. 19, 14, 40, 13, and 11 Companies A.S.C.


LT, 12/09/99
p4c. Immediate orders for service in SA. 1 & 2/ Northumberland Fusiliers (Aldershot), 1/Border Rgt. (Malta), 2/Rifle Brigade (Crete), 1/Irish Fusiliers (Egypt) and the following from Aldershot: O & R Batts RHA, 4, 38, 78, 37, 61, and 65 Howitzer Batts, 1/Royal Scots, 2/Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, 1/Gordon Highlanders and Nos. 19, 14, 40, 13, & 11 Cos. A.S.C.


LT, 14/09/99
p4e The Gaul, Union Line leaves Southampton at daybreak on Saturday for Natal, direct. It will carry 200 tons of war material. Brevet Col. Sir H. Rawlinson, 2/CG for SA on the Tantallon Castle as D.A.A.G. at Natal. 3/Grenadier Guards will embark at Royal Albert Docks instead of Southampton. Guards Brigade being made up of 2/Grenadier Guards, 3/Grenadier Guards, 2/ Coldstream Guards and 1/Scots Guards. Lt.-Col. Landon A.S.C. to the Cape.
The Avoca left Royal Albert Dock yesterday for Egypt to embark 1/Royal Fusiliers, proceeding to SA via the Suez Canal. The Gaul will embark 1/Northumberland Fusiliers at Southampton on Saturday. The Sumatra will leave Royal Albert Dock on 20th inst. To embark the 1/Border Regiment at Malta and will go to the Cape via the Atlantic route. The Jelunga will leave 20th inst. For Crete to embark 2/Rifle Brigade and will go to SA via the Suez Canal. The Zibenyhla and the Zayathla are fitting at Liverpool to convey to SA the Field Artillery contingent from Aldershot and will probably embark at Southampton.


LT 16/09/99
p5b Dateline Cape Town 15 Sept.
The 1/Manchester Regt. landed here this morning from the Union Company's steamship Goth then they were reviewed by the new commander at the Cape, Lt.-Gen Sir F. Forestier-Walker. The troops returned to the ship to embark for Natal.

P6a The following officers, in addition to those mentioned yesterday, will leave Southampton today in the Tantallon Castle with Lt.-Gen Sir G.S. White, V.C., commanding the forces in Natal: Col. E.W.D. Ward, C.B., Brevet Lt.-Col. Sir H. Rawlinson, Col. Exham, Lt.-Col. F. W. Landon, Lt.-Col. J.S. Ewart (Cameron Highlanders), Maj. W. Fairholme, Maj. W.H. Birkbeck (1st DG), Maj. J.F. Bateson, Brevet-Maj. W.F. Walter(2/Lancashire Fusiliers), Capt. Montagu-Stuart-Wortley (KRRC), Capt. W.B. Lafone (Devonshire Regt.), Lt. H.G. Burrard, Lts. J.G. Stirling, V.R. Brooke, and Bell (9th Lancers), Lt. B.R. Horsburgh, Lt. R.E. Reade (KRRC), Lt. H.N. Field (1/Devonshire Regt.), Lt. Marsden (60th Rifles), Lt. C.F. McKenzie, R.A. and Lt. And Quartermaster J.C. Woods, all for Natal.
Capt. Sir E. Chichester, R.N. to Transport Officer, Natal. Capt. E.B. Van Koughnet to Transport Officer Cape Town. Other naval officers for Natal include Commander F.R.W. Morgan, Paymaster Bresford Whyte and Mr. J. Menzies; and Lt. Perry-Ayscough for Cape Town.
The following to Cape Town by the Tantallon Castle: Col. W.D. Richardson, C.B., Maj. St. John Gore, Capt. C.W. Grey, Capt. H.F. Deare(8th Hussars), Capt. R. Sparrow (7th DG) Capt. Foley and Lts. Long and A.C.G. Luther (2/KOYLI).
The Gaul from Southampton today, 45 Officers and 989 non-commissioned officers and men for Natal - scheduled for Durban on 12 Oct. 1/Northumberland Fusiliers = 26 officers and 769 men. The officers are:
Lt. Col. C.G.C. Money, C.B.,
Majs. Hon. C. Lambton
E.W. Dashwood
Capts. E.B. Eager
C.E. Keith-Falconer(Br. Lt.-Col.)
Capt. & Brev. Maj. & Adjutant G.L.P.Ray
D. Sapte
F.C. Ferguson
R.H. Isacke
Lieuts. A.J.B. Percival
C.E. Fishbourne
H.T. Crispin
C. A. Armstrong
F. Bevan
B.T. Buckley
H.S. Tappin
P.G.L. Staunton
R.C.B. Lethbridge
R.W.M. Brine
H.C. Hall
A.C. Girdwood
F.L. Festing
F.R. Coates
Lt. & Quartermaster J. Bett
2nd Lieut. C.W. Wreford
S.J.E. Montague
19 Special Service officers. The officers are:
Lt.-Col. J. Sherston, Staff
H.P. Birch RAMC
J. Stoneham, ASC
Maj. F.H.Trehearne
Capts. J. H. Fouke, R.E.
Tracy, AOC
Hall, AOC
E.J. Ward, ASC
Pigott, ASC
A.K. Secombe, ASC
Lieuts. D.C.E. Grose, ASC
Lord, ASC
McNalty, ASC
Law, Lt. & Quartermaster.ASC
Cairns, Lt. & Quartermaster, ASC
McFarlane, Lt. & Quartermaster, ASC
Duffin, ASC
W. English, Lt. & Quartermaster
2nd Lt. G.B.B. Denniss
3 companies Army Service Corps and one company Army Ordnance Corps.


LT , 18/09/99
p3b. Dateline Bombay, 17 Sept.
The transport Secunda sailed this evening for Durban with the 42nd Field Battery, commanded by Maj. Gouldburn. Other officers are: Capt. Yunge-Bateman, Lts. Douglas, Macdougall, and Oxley (? Hawksley) and the staff of the Veterinary Hospital.

Dateline Calcutta, 15 Sept.
The transport Purena will sail for SA on 18th inst. with 2/Kings Royal Rifles on board; The Nurni will sail on 19th inst. with two companies of infantry and mules; the Hensada will sail on the 20th with an ordnance park and a British field hospital; and the Indian will sail on the 25th with the 1/Gloucester Regt.

p5a The Gaul has been requisitioned by the War Office for carrying troops. She is 400 feet long, 47 feet broad, and 31 feet deep. She sailed from Southampton last Saturday with the following troops: 1/Northumberland Fusiliers, 26 officers, 2 warrant officers and 770 men; ASC, 8 officers, 4 warrant officers and 140 men; Army Ordnance and other Corps, 11 officers, 8 warrant officers and 82 men.
The following are the officers who sailed in the Gaul: 1/Northumberland Fusiliers - Lt.-Col. C.G.C. Money, C.B., commanding; Majors Hon. C. Lambton, D.S.O., and E.W. Dashwood; Captains E.B. Eager, C.E. Keith Falconer, D. Sapte, R.H. Isacke, and F.C. Ferguson; Lieuts. A.J.B. Percival, C.E. Fishbourne, H.T. Crispin, C.A. Armstrong, F. Bevan, H.T. Buckley, H.S. Tappin, P.G.L. Staunton, R.C.B. Lethbridge, R.W.M. Brine, H.C. Hall, A.C. Girdwood, F.L. Festing, and F.R. Coates; 2nd Lts. C.W. Wreford Brown and T.J.E. Montagu; Capt. Brev. Maj. and Adjutant G.L.P. Ray; Lt. and Q'mstr. J. Bett.
Other Corps - Lt. Cols. J. Sherston, D.S.O., Staff, and J. Stoneham, ASC; Majors H.P. Birch, RAMC, and F.H. Treherne, RAMC, in medical charge; Capts. J.H. Fouke, RE, Tracy, AOC, Hall, AOC, E.J. Ward, ASC, Pigott, ASC, and A.R. Seccombe, ASC,; Lts. D.C.E. Grose, ASC, Lord, ASC, M'Nalty, ASC, and Duffus, ASC; 2nd Lt. J.B.B. Denniss, RE.; Lt. and Q'mstrs. Law, ASC, Cairns, ASC, M'Farlane, ASC, and W. English, ASC.


LT, 20/09/99
p3c. Dateline Bombay 19 Sept.
The 21st Battery Field Artillery, with a section of the British Field Hospital, sailed last night in the Lalpoora for the Cape.

p4b, The P. & O. transport Sumatra left the Royal Albert Docks yesterday with troops on board. She is taking the Royal West Sussex Regt. to Malta, where they will take the place of the 1/Border Regt. is to go to Natal. There were 20 Officers and nearly 600 men of the Sussex Regt. on board in addition to three officers of the 1/Border Regt., one officer of the 9th Lancers and one of the 19th Hussars. An additional 160 men of various small drafts from different regiments already stationed in Natal or the Cape.
The chartered troopship Jelunga will complete embarcation of troops at Southampton today and will sail this afternoon. She takes out 55 officers, 3 ladies, 1047 of all ranks, 64 soldier's wives and 63 children. Of these 32 officers and 695 men, 2/North Lancashire, from Dover are for Malta. There are a few details for Port Said, while 55 RE, 1st Division Telegraph Battalion, from Aldershot, 50, 1/Liverpool from Belfast, 75, 1/Leicester from Curragh, and 130 2/KRRC from Cork are for Natal. There are 93, 2/Rifle Brigade from Dublin, for Natal or Cape Town. At Gibralter 31 men of the Rifle Brigade will be embarked. The Jelunga will convey the 2/Rifle Brigade from Crete to Cape Town or Natal. Lt.- Col. Satterthwaite, 2/North Lancashire, is in command, and Maj. H.O. Trevor, RAMC, in medical charge.
Maj.-Gen Sir Archibald Hunter to Natal with the Indian contingent, to be Chief of Staff to Lt. Gen. Sir George White.
Maj.-Gen French will command the cavalry in Natal and his aide-de-camp Lt. J.P. Milbanke, 10th Hussars will leave London for the Cape on Saturday (23 Sept.) as will Col. Downing, RA, to Natal.
The 18th, 62nd, and 75th, field artillery batteries from Aldershot are under orders for Natal will embark at Birkenhead on 25th inst. in the steamers Zibenghla and Zayathla. The following officers have been selected for service with Col. Plumer at Bulawayo and they are to leave as soon as possible. They are: Lt. C.H. Rankin, 7th Hussars; Lt. S.G. French, Royal Irish Regt.; Lt. O.D. Blunt, Connaught Rangers; and Lt. A.J. Tyler, West Riding Regt.


LT 21/09/99
p3a Dateline Durban, 19 Sept.
The 1/Manchester Regt. arrived tomorrow morning and will proceed to Pietermaritzburg.

Dateline Durban, 20 Sept.
The Union Line steamer Goth with 1/Manchester Regt. arrived her last night. Troops landed this morning and are on their way by train to Pietermaritzburg.

p3b Dateline Bombay 20 Sept.
The Booldana sailed for the Cape with the 21st Battery of Artillery on board. The Ellora sails today with two field hospitals.

Dateline Calcutta, 20 Sept.
The Nurani and Henzada have sailed for SA.

p4c, The Hired transport Jelunga left Southampton yesterday afternoon for pickup at Gibralter , 31 men of 2/Rifle Brigade and at Crete, 2/Rifle Brigade, for Natal or Capetown. 100 horses of the RFA are to embark for SA tomorrow on board the steamer Johannesburg at the West India Docks.


LT 22/09/99
p3c, Dateline Bombay, 21 Sept.
Maj.-Gen. Sir Archibald Hunter, with staff and a portion of the Devonshire Regt. sailed this morning in the transport City of London for SA. The remainder of the Devonshire Regt. left at the same time in the Sutlej, and a squadron of the 19th Hussars in the Vadala.

p8a The Union Steamship Company's steamer Norman leaves Southampton tomorrow with the following officers on board: Maj.-Gen J.D. French, commanding cavalry brigade; Maj. D. Haig, brigade major; Lt. J.P. Milbanke, ADC; Col C. M. Downing; Maj. S.C.N. Grant; Rev. E.G. Macpherson and another chaplain; Maj. H. Earle, D.S.O., KOYLI; Maj. J.H. Plumbe, RMLI; Maj. W.H. Thomas, ASC; Capt. R. Stewart-Wortley; Capt. F.W. Foley, Royal Berkshire Regt.; Capt. I.T. Owen, Royal Berkshire Regt.; Capt. E. Studdart, ASC; Lt. J.G. Dugdale, 18th Hussars; Lt. P.G. Reynolds, 5th DG; Lt.R.G. Jeff, KRRC; Lt. C. de Putson, 1/Loyal North Lancs.; Lt. R.H. Collins, Royal Berkshire Regt; and Lt. Fitzmaurice, RN, Capt. Lord Douglas Compton, 9th Lancers, Miss M. Russell, superintendant of the Army Nursing Service and a staff of nurses, leave for Natal in the Castle liner Tintagel Castle, which leaves Southampton tomorrow.


LT 23/09/99
p5d Dateline Simla, 22 Sept.
Capt. Harrison and Lt. Fitzgerald, 11th Hussars, and Lt. Bright, RHA, proceed to SA with a reserve of horses.

Dateline Bombay 22 Sept.
The steamship Pandua sailed this morning with the remainder of the 19th Hussars and the staff of the cavalry brigade.


LT 25/09/99
p3c. Dateline Bombay, 23 Sept.
The 2/Gordon Highlanders and the remainder of the 19th Hussars sailed at noon to-day for SA on board the transports Palitana, Sirsa and Warora.

Dateline Calcuta, 24 Sept.
The Transport India left here at 10 o'clock this morning with a further detachment of troops for SA

Dateline Alexandria, 24 Sept.
The transport Avoca, which left the Royal Albert Docks on the 13th Inst. with the 2/Royal West Kent Regt. on board, arrived here yesterday evening 14 hours before she was due. 1st Royal Irish Fusiliers, 830 strong will embark for SA and the Avoca will sail at 6 o'clock this evening for Natal.


LT, 25/09/99
p5c A Reuter telegram from Gibralter says the Sumatra passed yesterday, bound for Malta where she will embark 1/Border Regt. for the Cape.
On Saturday (23 Sept) morning the 3rd Batt. of the Grenadier Guards, (abt. 850 strong) under Lt.-Col. Eyre Crabbe, left Pirbright Camp before 7 o'clock, took a train at Brookwood Station to the Royal Albert Docks to embark on the Nubia for Gibralter to relieve the Second Battalion. Also a body of the 2/Royal Fusiliers embarked to join their 3rd Battalion.


LT, 26/09/99
p3a. Dateline Calcutta, 25 Sept.
The Sirdhana left to-day with troops for SA.

Dateline Bombay, 25 Sept.
Two squadrons of the 9th Lancers have sailed for SA on the transports Wardha and Nowshera.

Dateline Simla, 25 Sept.
The last of the Indian transports, with troops for SA will leave for Durban tomorrow.

p4b. Field Artillery units left Aldershot last night by 4 special trains carrying troops and horses.
The units were for shipment to the Cape. The first to depart was the 18th Field Battery, Maj Scott, commanding. Other officers were: Capt. F.B. Johnstone, Lts. H.E. Carey, A.M. Fox and 2nd Lt. E.W. Furse. The 75th Field Battery departed next, commanded by Maj. W.F.L. Lindsay. Other officers were: Capt. H.J.W. Farrell, Capt. A.R.G. Begbie, Lt. P.J. Patterson and 2nd Lt. Buchanan Dunlop. The last to go was the 62nd Field Battery, under Maj. Garnett. Other officers were: Capt. H.F. Askwith, Lts. L.M. Phillpotts, J.H.W. Johnstone and 2nd Lt. H.E.S. Wynne. The guns and baggage left by two special trains earlier in the day. The ammunition field column formed under Maj. E.S. May at Aldershot will leave for Natal next Saturday. Strength is 8 officers and 194 men and about 60 ammunition wagons. The steamers Zibenghla and Zayathla, chartered from the British India Company for the conveyance of troops to SA are at Birkenhead and fitted for service. Each vessel has accommodations for 250 men and nearly as many horses. The troops to embark to-day are the 18th, 62nd and 75th Batteries of Field Artillery and will number 500.
The Admiralty too over the steamers Trogan (Trojan?) and Spartan from the Union Steamship Co. to be fitted as hospital ships in SA waters. They are fitting out at Southampton. The ammunition column mentioned above will sail in the Union liner Gaika from Southampton next Saturday.

p8d. The hired transport Avoca left Alexandria yesterday for Cape Town. The hired transport Jelunga arrived and left Gibralter yesterday for Cape Town.


LT, 27/09/99
p3b Dateline Bombay, 26 Sept.
A squadron of the 5th Dragoon Guards sailed this morning on the Lindula for the Cape.

Dateline Suez, 26 Sept.
The transport Avoca, with 1/Royal Irish Fusiliers, left here to-day for Cape Town.


LT, 28/09/99
p3b Dateline New York, 27 Sept.
3000 mules will be shipped from New York to SA. The mules are priced at about $200 a head. Between 300 and 500 American teamsters will be engaged. Maj. Scobel, 2/Dragoons is in charge of purchases. At Chicago, draught horses are being purchased at $110 to $125 a head.

Dateline Malta, 27 Sept.
The transport Sumatra has arrived here and landed the 1/Royal Sussex Regt. She will leave to-night for Cape Town taking the 1/Border Regt.

p8a The 33rd and 36th Companies, ASC at Portsmouth were ordered to embark at Southampton on 07 Oct. The 8th and 11th Companies, ASC at Woolwich to be ready to embark on 07 Oct. The 28th and 42nd Companies ASC, at Royal Barracks, Dublin, will leave North Wall for Southampton on 06 Oct. No. 6 Company, ASC, leaves Colchester for SA next week.
The Union Steamship Company's steamer Gaika leaves Southampton on Saturday next and will convey the following to SA: Maj. E.S. May, RHA; Capt. & Brevet Maj. N.E. Young, DSO, RA; Capt. H. Christie, RA; Lt. W. Kincaid Smith, RHA; Lt. R.T. Hill, RA; Lt. K.G.G. Kirke, RA; Lt. W.L. Foster, RA; Lt. C.E. Balfour, KRRC; 2nd Lt. J.F.A. Kane, Devonshire Regt.; and an officer in veterinary charge of the horses. The Gaika is also conveying one warrant officer, 193 non-commissioned officers and men, 120 horses and 53 wagons, forming an ammunition column.
Another force of 200 officers and 1200 non-commissioned officers and men will be dispatched to SA next week. For this the Government has requisitioned the whole passenger accommodation of the Castle Line steamer Braemar Castle. Scheduled departure is 06 Oct.


LT, 29/09/99
p3b. Dateline Bombay, 28 Sept.
The Nevasa has left for SA with an ammunition column. Two squadrons of the 5th DG delayed departure for the Cape and returned to Deolali due to outbreak of anthrax.

Dateline New Orleans, 28 Sept.
The British Government has chartered two of Messrs. Elder, Dempster, and Co's steamers to embark 1900 mules and some teamsters.

p8b. Miss A. Garrick, superintendant of the Army nursing staff at Woolwich, received word along with several other nursing sisters to be ready to embark for SA on Oct. 7and 16. The hired transports Zibenghla and Zayathla with the 18th, 67th, and 75th Batteries, RA left Mersey yesterday for SA.
The hired transport Nubia, at Gibralter with 2/Grenadier Guards aboard has been ordered to delay departure from Gibralter for home.
The hired Transport Jelunga has arrived at Malta with 2/North Lancashire Regt. She will embark the 1/Lancashire Fusiliers to Crete. She will there embark the Rifle Brigade for the Cape.
The following will leave Southampton tomorrow in the Kinfauns Castle for Cape Town: Capt. H.R.H, Jack, Lt. F.B.R. Chatterton, Lt. G.C.D. Masterton, Lt. & Quartermaster T. Wilson, Lt. & Quartermaster P.J. Guerin, and Lt. & Quartermaster W. Farrady, all of the ASC.; Lt.-Col. R.W. Mapleton, Stationary Hospital; Maj. R.L. Love, Field Hospital; Maj. B.W.C. Deeble, Field Hospital; Capt. T.J. Leneham, Field Hospital; Capt. G.M. Heath, RE, Balloon Det.; Capt. C.S. Dodgson, ASC; Capt. J.A.R. Purvis, ASC; Capt. W.A.C. Denny, ASC; Lt. J.M. Sloan, Stationary Hospital; Lt. & Quartermaster P. Macintosh, Stationary Hospital; Lt. G.W. Jones, Field Hospital; Lt. & Quartermaster A. Bruce, Field Hospital; Lt. C. Mellor, RE, Balloon Det.; Lt. O. Striedinger, ASC; Lt. & Quartermaster Walsh, ASC; Lt. & Riding Master T.J. Kearns, ASC; and about 300 men, details of the ASC, No. 1 Stationary Hospital, No. 12 Field Hospital, and the RE Balloon Det. Other passengers by the Kinfauns Castle will be Lady Forestier-Walker ( Cont. Column c) and family, Lt. Beale Browne, ADC, Maj. Gosling, Maj. Meyer, Capt. de Bathe, Capt. Fitzmaurice, Capt. Welby, Capt. Ellison, 9th Lancers, Capt. Beaumont, and Lt. E. St. Quintin, 19th Lancers. This is the maiden voyage of the Kinfauns Castle and she takes in addition to the above about 500 ordinary passingers.
Orders received to accelerate shipment of stores and troops to be ready to embark in the Braemar Castle, which leaves Southampton on Friday, 6 October for Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Durban.


LT 30/09/99

p6d The Government have just chartered the Cunard steamer Carinthia as a transport for the Cape. The Carinthia is a twin screw steamer of 5598 tons register. She left Liverpool on 20 Sept for Boston. She will convey mules to the Cape from either New Orleans or Galveston.

p6c The hired transport Zayathla (late Ruapehu, New Zealand Company) British India Company, left Birkenhead on Thursday and put into Queenstown with boilers leaking.
The hired transport Zibenghla (late Tongariro, New Zealand Company) British India Company, which left Birkenhead on Tuesday for Durban lies at anchor at in the Mersey. Coal in the port bunker became heated.


LT 02/10/99
p3d. Dateline New York, 30 Sept.
A dispatch from New Orleans states that another steamer, the Montreal, has been chartered by the British Government.

Dateline New York, 1 Oct.
A dispatch from Kingston, Jamaica states that about 2000 mules, provisions, and 2/Leinster Regt. will go from there to the Cape, probably by the steamer Barbadian.

p3e, Dateline Madrid, 1 Oct.
British agents are still engaged in the north of Spain purchasing large numbers of mules to be sent to SA.

p8b The hired transport Zibenghla, delayed by overheated coal bunkers, left Mersey for the Cape on Saturday.
Three Houston liners have been requisitioned to call at Naples for mules, and the Hyades was due to leave at once. Each vessel will take 3000 mules on board. Maj. R.L. Walter and Lt. J. Vaughan, 7th Hussars, and Veterinary-Maj. Day left Colchester for Naples on Saturday for the purpose of buying mules.
The Admiralty have chartered the steamer Magda, Messrs. Trenchmann, shipowners of West Hartlepool, for the conveyance of coal and stores to Simons Town, SA. Messrs. Merryweather's steamer Hambleton of West Hartlepool was also chartered.


LT 03/10/99
p3b Dateline New York, 2 Oct.
The British Government has placed a contract with the Louisville Packing Company for 4,5000,000 pounds of tinned meat for quick delivery. Similar orders have been placed in Chicago, Cincinnati and St. Louis. The meat is for British troops in SA.


LT 03/10/99
p8a The Press Association says: 149 officers, 68 warrent officers, and 1225 men , including over 1000 men of the ASC and General Hospital Staff, will leave Southampton in the Braemar Castle on Friday for SA.
The Zibenghla, which had been delayed nearly a week in the Mersey, (overheated coal) left at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon. She will land her pilot at Queenstown or Waterford and go straight to Cape Town.
Three of Messrs. Elder, Dempster, and Co.'s steamers have been engaged as transports, namely the Montezuma, the Prah, and the Mount Royal. The Montezuma is now at New Orleans and will leave in a couple of days with mules. The Prah is due at New Orleans and the Mount Royal has just reached Liverpool.
The Cunard Company's steamer Carinthia is now at Boston and will leave for New Orleans to load mules.
The Union Company's liners, Gascon, Ghoorka, German, Spartan and Trogan, for transport service are in the hands of artificers at Southampton. The transport Dilwara is now ready to embark replacements for India. The transport Nubia is expected to arrive today with 2/Grenadier Guards from Gibralter.
The new Allan liner Bavarian has been chartered to convey troops to the Cape. It is reported that the Admiralty is arranging for the City liner City of Cambridge and the Bibby liner Yorkshire. The charter is at the rate of 1 British Pound per ton gross register per month.
Maj. Holden, RA, superintendent of the Royal Gun Factory, has completed the howitzers and Maxims which are required for the Natal and Zululand field force, and the ordnance will leave by the Braemar Castle on Friday morning. Orders for the embarcation of a large detachment of artificers, blacksmiths, shoesmiths, wheelwrights, collar-makers, farriers, carriagesmiths, mechanicians for telegrapic apparatus, hitchers, etc., have been received and the men will leave by the mail steamship Mexican from Southampton.


LT 04/10/99
p5a Dateline Durban, 02 Oct.
The Lalpoora arrived this evening from India with the 21st Battery FA, the 26th Company of the Field Hospital Corps, and commissariat stores.

Dateline Capetown 03 Oct.
The Tantallon Castle arrived here this morning.

p10a The Union Company's Mail steamer Mexican will leave Southampton on Saturday next and will convey the following to SA:
Lt.-Col. J.F. Brocklehurst, Royal Horse Guards; Lt. Viscount Crichton, Royal Horse Guards, two officers, six non-commissioned officers and 61 men of the Army Ordnance Corps; Surgeon R. Richards, RN, and Surgeon M. Falkner, RN. The Mexican is due at Cape Town on Oct. 25 and at Durban, Natal on Nov. 2. The hired transports Gascon and Ghoorka are now awaiting orders to leave Southampton for SA and the hospital ships Spartan and Trojan will leave within a few days.
The White Star steamer Nomadic has been chartered to convey troops to SA. Two regiments of cavalry are to be conveyed from Liverpool by the Leyland liner Armenian.
The steamships Ocean and Ocampo have also been chartered as transports to the Cape.


LT 05/10/99
p3b. Dateline Durban, 03 Oct.
The transport Secundra arrived this afternoon with the 42nd Field Battery and army medical and vererinary detachments. Troops will disembark to-morrow. The Lalpoora's troops landed this morning.

Dateline Pietermaritzburg, 03 Oct.
The first transport from India, with the 21st Field Battery, has arrived, and the crisis of the military situation is now past, as transports will arrive daily.

p3c Dateline Lorenšo Marques, 04 Oct.
Messrs. Donald Currie and Co.'s steamer Arundel Castle sailed to-day wit 1200 Rand refugees. Large numbers were left behind. All trains arriving from the Transvaal are crowded.

p5a & b The following is a list of the officers and troops who leave Southampton for SA to-morrow in the Braemar Castle:
Staff.- Col. the Hon. G.H. Gough, C.B.(in command), Col. C.P. Ridley, C.M.G., Brevet Lt.-Col. H.P. Shekleton, Maj. H.H. Smythe, Brevet Maj. Prince Christian Victor of Schleswig-Holstein, Lt. H.W.M. Harington. Royal Army Medical Corps. - Lt.-Col. A.H. Anthonisz (in medical charge), Lt.-Col. H. Grier, Lt.-Col. R.D. Hodson, Maj. R.W. Barnes, Maj. R.W.E.H. Nicholson, Maj. F.D. Elderton. Army Nursing Service. - Supt., Miss Garriock; nursing sisters, Miss Rose Innes, Miss Neale, Miss Anderson, Miss Nixon, Miss Murphy, Miss Snowdon, and Miss Guthrie. War Office Civil Staff. - Mr. W.R. Macdonald, 1/Loyal North Lancashire Regt.; 2nd Lt. R.C. Wiltshire.
Army Pay Dept. - Capt. H. Huntsman Royal Engineers. - Capt. G.E. Phillips, Lt. A.F. Sargeant, Lt. W.C. Macfie, Lt. C.C.H. Hogg.
Army Ordnance Dept. - Maj. O.C. Sherwood, Capt. C.C. Wrigley, Capt. T.J. Warnes, Capt. R.J. Hamblin, Lt. W. Hutchings, Lt. T.A. Sidney.
Army Service Corps. - Lt. Col. F.T. Clayton, Maj. D.Webb, Capt. A.E. Longdon, Capt. E.E.D. Thornton, Capt. H. Davies, Capt. R. Ford, Capt. J.A.T. Tredgold, Capt. F.C.S. Norrington, Capt. C.D. Christopher, Capt. S.L. Reynolds, Capt. H. Cleeve, Capt. E.F. Taylor, Capt. J. Puckle, Lt. H.S. Buckle, Lt. E.G. Evans, Lt. H.S. Wright, 2nd Lt. T.J.N. Mears, 2nd Lt. W. Taylor, 2nd Lt. C.H. Fanshawe, 2nd Lt. W.A.R. Shakespear, 2nd Lt. P.G.P. Lea, 2nd Lt. N.G. Anderson, 2nd Lt. R.P.S. Elderton, Lt. & Qtrmstr. J.P. Walsh, Maj. G.R.C. Paul, Capt. C.E McVittie, Lt. W.K. Bernard, Lt. A.S.M. Porter, Lt.-Col. J.A.W. Falls, Lt. C.F. Moore, Lt.-Col. S.H. Winter, Capt. R.O. Burne, Capt. F.P.S. Taylor, Lt. L.S. Roberts, Lt. H.G. Beaumont, Maj. P.J.T. Lewis, Capt. A.P. Welman, Capt. W.J.S. McCormick, Lt. H.O. Knox, Lt. & Qmstr. W. Cosgrove, Capt. J.C. G. Longmore, Capt. G. Conway-Gordon, Lt. R.M. Limond, Maj. G.M.V. Hunt, Capt. W.H. Foster, Lt. B.S. Moore, Capt. W.H.M. Armstrong, Maj. A.L. Caldwell, Lt. H.W. Clinch, Lt. J.M. Young, Lt. & Qmstr. D.J. Edwards, Maj. E.F.J. Blakeney, Lt. M. Moore, Lt. H.J. Russell, Lt. J.G. Lecky, Capt. R.G. Berry, Brevet Maj. H.N. Sargent, Capt. A. Amery, Capt. L.A. Atcherley, Lt. J.W.H. Maturin, Capt. G.W.B. Boyce, Lt. & Qmstr. J. Davis, Capt. H.N. Colguhoun, Capt. E.W.A. Courtney, Capt. A.G. Master, Lt. & Qmstr. H. Murphy, Capt. J.C.L. Black, Capt. & Qmstr. J.H. Edmondson, Lt. E.C.L. Fitzwilliams, Lt. & Qmstr. F.K. Tull, Capt. & Qmstr. R. Richardson, Lt. & Qmstr. H. Armstrong, Lt. & Qmstr. T. Wallace, Lt.-Col. F.F. Johnson, Lt.-Col. W.R. Winter, Capt. K. Macdonald, Lt. D. Parsons, Lt. C.T. Lloyd, Maj. E.A. Bramhall, Capt. St. J. W. A. Parker, Maj. R.H.L. Warner, Maj. G.O. Welch, Maj. C.E. Wyncoll, Maj. C. Rawnsley, Lt. - Col. R.B. McComb.
1/Royal Munster Fusiliers - 2nd Lt. C.R. Moore.
Royal Engineers - Capt. J.H. Twiss, Lt. M.G.E. Manifold, Lt. H.L. Pritchard (D.S.O.), The Hon. Lt. & Qmstr. A.N. Tucker.
War Office Civil Staff. - A.N. Tucker
2/Royal Dublin Fusiliers. - 2nd Lt. F. B. Lane.
5th Dragoon Guards. - 2nd Lt. M.R. Head
2/Gordon Highlanders. - Lt. S.C. Maitland
Royal Engineers. - Lt.-Col H.E. Ranson.
1/Devonshire Regt. - Lt. H.B.W. Gardiner, 2nd Lt. E.S.C. Willis.
Royal Berkshire Regt. - Maj. G.D.R. Williams.
Also about 90 warrent officers and 1300 non-commissioned officers and men, comprising:
No. 1 General Hospital Corps, 3 companies of Army Ordnance Corps, and 20 companies of the Army Service Corps.
The Admiralty yesterday took up the Peninsular and Oriental Company's steamers Oriental and Formosa for transport of troops to the Cape. The Nubia will leave shortly with troops for the Cape. The P.& O. Co. have 8 of their steamers (40,000 tons), in Government service.


LT 06/10/99
p5a Dateline Durban, Oct 5.
The Sutlej has arrived here from India with half of the Devonshire Regt., the City of London with the remainder of the Devonshire Regt., the Purnea with the King's Royal Rifle Corps, the Buldana with the 53rd Field Battery, and the Pandua with part of the 19th Hussars.

p7a The steamer Mexican will leave Southampton to-morrow for SA with the following officers:
Brevet Colonels J. Howard, C.B., & the Hon. C.G. Fortescue, C.M.G. Staff officers to Natal, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town; Lt.-Col. J.F. Brocklehurst, MVO, Royal Horse Guards, Brevet Major E.P.C. Girouard, D.S.O., RE, Captains J.H. Twiss, RE, H.G. Joly de Lotbiniere, RE, W.A. Tilney, 17th Lancers, W.H.A. Smith, AOC, W.A. Adams, 5th Lancers, A.R. Hudson, RA, J. Romer, 2/Royal Dublin Fusiliers, Lieutenants M.G.C. Manifold, RE, H.L. Pritchard, D.S.O., RE, H.A. Mickleson, D.S.O., RE, E.H.M. Leggett, RE, Viscount Crichton, Royal Horse Guards, Lieutenant & Quartermaster A.H. Tucker, RE, and 2nd Lt. R.J. Collins, 2/Berkshire Regt.


LT 07/10/99
p9a The Braemar Castle left Southampton for SA at 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon.


LT 09/10/99
p5d Dateline Cape Town Oct. 8.
The Union liner Gaul with the Northumberland Regt. on board has arrived here.

p5e Dateline Bombay Oct. 8.
The transports Virawa and Patiala sailed to-day for SA with the last portion of the Indian contingent, consisting of two squadrons of the 5th Dragoon Guards.

p5f Dateline Kansas City Oct. 7.
British agents have contracted for 1200 mules to be shipped to New Orleans next Monday.

p10f Up to the present 22 Liverpool steamers are under charter to the Government as transports; the latest addition being the steamer Kelvin Grove from Messrs. Houston and Co. for transport of mules to the Cape.
The steamer Devona, chartered by the Government to transport mules left Liverpool on Saturday for Naples. She embarked Col. Rayment, Army Veterinary Corps and 20 men of the ASC. and take on 1100 mules at Naples.
Messrs. Houlder Bros.' steamer Southern Cross, chartered by the Government left Newport yesterday for Gibralter to embark mules for SA.
The Vahmo, freight ship, loaded ammunition at Portsmouth and sailed Saturday for the Cape.
Add the following to the list of passengers for the Mexican:
Major Baker, Lt. J. Birkbeck Surgeon Falkner, RN, Capt. E.F. Holden, Capt. Hudson, Surgeon R. Richards, RN, and Lt. Tucker.


LT, 10/10/99
p3a. Dateline Durban Oct. 9.
The transports Calstana and Nurani arrived this morning. The Nurani brought the remainder of the King's Royal Rifles. The other arrivals to-day were the Wardha with a portion of the 9th Lancers, the Sirsa with the remainder of the Gordons and the Worona with the remainder of the 19th Hussars.

p3b Dateline Rome Oct. 9.
According to a telegram from Catania to the Tribuna, several English officers have arrived there from Malta to buy mules for transport service in SA.

p5c A Reuter telegram from Calcutta states that the Bibby Line steamers Cheshire and Yorkshire have been chartered as troopships for SA. The Anchor liner Algeria was yesterday chartered at Glasgow by the Government for transport services to SA.


LT, 11/10/99.
p3b Dateline Gibralter Oct. 10.
Three hundred mules purchased in Spain by the British Government arrived here to-day for conveyance to the Cape on board the steamer Southern Cross, which is expected to arrive on Friday.


LT, 12/10/99.
p5a Dateline Durban Oct.10.
The transport Nairung has arrived here with the 2nd squadron.of the 9th Lancers. The Nowshera with the remainder of the 9th Lancers has arrived.


LT, 13/10/99.
p5a Dateline Durban Oct. 11.
The transport Lindula has arrived with a squadron of the 5th DG from India.


LT. 14/10/99.
p7a Dateline Durban Oct.12.
The transport Avoca arrived this morning with The Royal Irish Fusiliers. The Avoca has brought details of the Gordons and Gloucester Regt., a total of 1100 men. The transport Nevada has now arrived..

p9c The government has chartered the Houlder Brother's ship Langton Grange. The Cunard Liner Pavonia sailed at 5 o'clock this afternoon for Southampton and will there embark troops. The Montezuma is to leave New Orleans on the 18th, and will have between 2,000 and 3,000 mules on board. Messrs Elder, Dempster's steamer Arawa left Avonmouth yesterday for London and there will be taking out officers and men to SA. The Transport Department of the Admiralty has chartered 12 steamships to transport Sir Redvers Buller's army corps, with stores and munitions for Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Natal and Durban. The following vessels will be ready after 20 Oct. to embark troops and horses: Nubia, Gascon, Goorkha, Malta, Pavonia, Oriental, Hawarden Castle, Armenian, Nomadic, America, and Aurania.


LT, 16/10/99
p5b Dateline Durban Oct.12
The transport Nevada brought a field hospital and an ammunition column.

Dateline Durban Oct. 14
The transport Wardha, which left here for the Cape Town with a portion of the 9th Lancers on board has returned here. She encountered a gale off East London and was considerably damaged and lost nearly 100 horses. The men have been transferred to the Avoca and the Nevada and will proceed to Cape Town this afternoon.
The transports Gaul from Southampton with 31st Company ASC and the India and Henzada from India with the Gloucester Regt. and an ordnance field depot, and medical staff have arrived.

p5e Dateline Cape Town Oct 12.
The transport Nairrung with a portion of the 9th Lancers on board has arrived. The troops brought by the Powerful from Mauritius have been landed.

p6a Dateline Wellington, Oct.14.
The New Zealand military contingent for SA sails on the 21st inst.

Dateline Hobart, Oct. 14
Arrangements are being completed for sending 125 infantry from Tasmania to the Cape. The contingent will sail on the Medic.

p6c Dateline Chicago, Oct. 14
Four men are endevouring to raise a regiment composed of Irishmen, Dutchmen, and Germans to fight for the Transvaal.

p7d The following transports will leave Royal Albert Docks, Woolwich on the dates mentioned: Manila, 17th inst.; Malta, 20th inst.; Oriental, 20th, and the Nomadic on the 21st.
The chartered steamship Moor will be ready at Southampton on 21 Oct. for embarcation of officers and men of the ASC for Natal.
Messrs. Ismay, Imrie, and Co. have received a request from the Government of Victoria for the services of their liner Medic, now at Melbourne, to convey the colonial contingent, some 600 infantry and cavalry with their horses to the Cape. The troops consist of units from Victoria, and South and West Australia. The steamer is being fitted and is expected to sail about Oct. 20.
Messrs. Houlder Brothers, have received information that their steamer Southern Cross left Gibralter at 4:30 yesterday with 680 mules for the Cape. Messrs. Elder, Dempster's steamer Arawa has been engaged by the Government and has left Avonmouth for London.
A Reuter telegram, dated Naples, Oct. 14, states that British officers have been there for some time engaged in buying mules for SA. 1,500 have already been shipped and more are following.


London Times, 17 October 1899

(CHART #1)
p10c. The following programme of embarcation has been issued from the War Office:

SHIP FROM DATE UNIT
Yorkshire (14) Southampton, Oct.20 2/Royal West Surry,
Roslin Castle (26) Southampton Oct.20 2nd Brigade Staff, Special Service officers, 2/Devonshire Regt., 2/West Yorks. Regt. No.2 Co. RAMC, Depot Cos. RAMC, Signalling officers, ASC, Army Pay Dept. & Corps, and Civilian medical officers.
Harlech Castle(27?) Southampton Oct.20 Det. 2/East Surrey Regt., Half 2/(HQ) Northhamptonshire Regt. & Det. Depot. Cos. RAMC.
Lismore Castle(27?) Southampton Oct.20 H.Q. & 7 Cos. 2/East Surrey Regt. Det. Depot Cos. RAMC, & Army Pay Corps
Manila(30) Southampton Oct.20 2/Devon Regt. Det. Depot Cos. RAMC, Details, Staff & MI
Nubia(4) Southampton Oct.21 1/Scots Guards, half 2/Northamptonshire Regt., #18 Co. RAMC, & Details
Gascon (Freighter) Southampton Oct.21 2/CG, 1st Telegraph Div., RE, 31st Fortress Co., RE, #13 Co. RAMC, Ordnance Survey, RE, #19 Co. RAMC, Details, & Line of Communication Staffs.
Goorkha (Ftr.) Southampton Oct.21 1st Brigade Staff, 3/GG, 10th Railway Co., RE, Royal Engineers, Regt. Staff, 1st Division, RE, 17th Field Co., RE, Det. #13 Co., RAMC
Malta (Ftr) Southampton Oct.22 1/CG, Det. #18 Co. RAMC, Draft, 8th (Depot Rwy.) Co., RE & Details, MI, Staff, 1st Brigade, Aldershot Co. MI, Southern Co., MI, Machine Gun Section.
Pavonia (18) Southampton Oct.22 2/Royal Fusiliers, 2/Royal Scots Fusiliers, & #7 Co. RAMC
Oriental (Ftr) Southampton Oct.23 6th Brigade Staff, 1/Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 1st Co. 2/Royal Welsh Fusiliers, & #11 Co. RAMC
Harwarden Castle (29) Southampton Oct.23 2/Royal Irish Fusiliers, & #17 RAMC
Aurania (20) Southampton Oct.23 3rd Brigade Staff, 1/Highland Light Infantry, #1 Co. RAMC, Regt. Staff, RE, 2nd Div., 11th Field Co., RE, MI, South-Eastern Co., MI, Cork Co., MI, & Machine Gun Section
Armenian (25) Tilbury Docks Oct.23 Brigade Div. Staff, 1st Div. RFA, 7th Batty. RFA, 14th Batty, RFA, 66th Batty. RFA, Ammunition Column, 1st Div., Field Troop, RE, Det. #19 Co., RAMC
Nomadic (34) Albert Docks Oct.23 Remounts, Det., #9 Co. RAMC., 1st Cav. Brig., 10th Rwy. Co., RE, 19th Hussars, & 17th Field Co., RE
America (32) Tilbury Docks Oct. 24 R Btty. RHA, 1st Cav. Brig., Ammunition Column, Det. Field Troop, RE, & Det. #9 Co. RAMC

I will refer back to this chart when there are repeat mentions.


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