Henry Ward Orsmond

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Henry Ward Orsmond

Birthplace: Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Orsmond and Elizabeth Orsmond
Husband of Mary Catherine Orsmond
Father of Florence Pauline Knowles and Edward George Orsmond
Brother of John Dale Orsmond
Half brother of Henry Warder Orsmond; Harriet Elizabeth Orsmond; Charlotte Augusta Orsmond; Frederick George Orsmond; Margaret Eliza Staples and 4 others

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About Henry Ward Orsmond

  • Henry Ward Orsmond enlisted into Gorringe's Flying Column, a colonial unit in the Boer War (1899-1902).
  • They fought several battles against the Boers in the Free State and Eastern Cape.
  • He was 50 years old and was paid 5s a day as a Trooper
  • Henry Ward is recorded in the 1878 Grahamstown Voters List
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Henry Ward Orsmond's Timeline

June 16, 1841
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Age 27
King William's Town, Amatole, Eastern Cape, South Africa
June 9, 1877
Age 35
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa