1. Memorial:Potchefstroom Military CemeteryC.E. 476.
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.121
3. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour32D GQS

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Family :

Son of the late Madame R. Dethier, of London, England.

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: 6th Mounted Rifles (Cape Light Horse) 

Action : Africa 

The East African Campaign was a series of battles and guerrilla actions which started in German East Africa (now Tanzania) and ultimately impacted portions of Mozambique, Northern Rhodesia, British East Africa, Uganda, and the Belgian Congo. The German colonial forces, led by Lieutenant Colonel Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck, skillfully fought for the duration of World War I and surrendered only after that war had ended. Other campaigns were conducted in West and South West Africa.

Cape Mounted Rifles (C.M.R.) (1891)

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Memorial Lodge No. 1800 E.C.South Africa
Joined : Charles Egan No. 1975 E.C. South Africa (Eastern)
Joined : King Edward No. 3004 E.C. South Africa (Northern)
Joined : Wodehouse No. 1467 E.C. South Africa (Eastern)

9th October 1891
20th November 1891
15th March 1892

Initiate of Memorial Lodge No. 1800, King Williams Town, SA.
Joined Wodehouse Lodge No. 1467 (formerly known as Dordrecht Lodge) meeting at Dordrecht, Cape of Good Hope on the 13th June 1902.
Rejoined Charles Egan Lodge on 9th April 1903.

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