Queensland Scottish Officer cap with unofficial badge - circa 1890s

Queensland Scottish Officer cap with unofficial badge - circa 1890s

Boer War Bugle  	• This bugle, made for the British War Department in 1890, was used by B Company, Darling Downs Mounted Infantry, Queensland Defence Force. It is possible that this bugle was used in South Africa during the Boer War.

Boer War Bugle • This bugle, made for the British War Department in 1890, was used by B Company, Darling Downs Mounted Infantry, Queensland Defence Force. It is possible that this bugle was used in South Africa during the Boer War.

Presentation of Colours to the 1st Queensland Contingent, prior to departure for South Africa, 1899.

Presentation of Colours to the 1st Queensland Contingent, prior to departure for South Africa, 1899.

Officer and NCOs, 'A' Coy, Queensland Scottish Volunteer Corps, 1894.

Officer and NCOs, 'A' Coy, Queensland Scottish Volunteer Corps, 1894.

Faded cap belonging to Lieutenant Knox, Queensland Scottish company of the Queensland Rifles c1890s

Faded cap belonging to Lieutenant Knox, Queensland Scottish company of the Queensland Rifles c1890s

Sir Thomas William Glasgow. Sir Thomas William Glasgow was born near Tiaro, Queensland, on 6 June 1876. Educated at Maryborough, he worked as a bank clerk in Gympie while serving in the colonial militia. Enlisting in the South African War, also known as the Boer War, with the Queensland Mounted Rifles, he was mentioned in dispatches and awarded a Distinguished Service Order and Queen's Medal with five clasps. In 1904 he married Annie Isabel Stumm. SLQ

Sir Thomas William Glasgow. Sir Thomas William Glasgow was born near Tiaro, Queensland, on 6 June 1876. Educated at Maryborough, he worked as a bank clerk in Gympie while serving in the colonial militia. Enlisting in the South African War, also known as the Boer War, with the Queensland Mounted Rifles, he was mentioned in dispatches and awarded a Distinguished Service Order and Queen's Medal with five clasps. In 1904 he married Annie Isabel Stumm. SLQ

Lieutenant Colonel John Fletcher Owen, Royal Artillery: Commandant of the South Australian Military Forces (1885 to 1888); returned to England in 1888, leaving behind a force significantly more depleted than when he took command; Commandant of the Queensland Defence Forces (1891-1895), with the rank of Major-General; then appointed to the command of the artillery at British Malta (1 April 1895); retired in June 1900 and awarded a good service pension of £100 per annum.

Lieutenant Colonel John Fletcher Owen, Royal Artillery: Commandant of the South Australian Military Forces (1885 to 1888); returned to England in 1888, leaving behind a force significantly more depleted than when he took command; Commandant of the Queensland Defence Forces (1891-1895), with the rank of Major-General; then appointed to the command of the artillery at British Malta (1 April 1895); retired in June 1900 and awarded a good service pension of £100 per annum.

Lieutenant Colonel John Fletcher Owen, Royal Artillery: Commandant of the South Australian Military Forces (1885 to 1888); returned to England in 1888, leaving behind a force significantly more depleted than when he took command; Commandant of the Queensland Defence Forces (1891-1895), with the rank of Major-General; then appointed to the command of the artillery at British Malta (1 April 1895); retired in June 1900 and awarded a good service pension of £100 per annum.

Lieutenant Colonel John Fletcher Owen, Royal Artillery: Commandant of the South Australian Military Forces (1885 to 1888); returned to England in 1888, leaving behind a force significantly more depleted than when he took command; Commandant of the Queensland Defence Forces (1891-1895), with the rank of Major-General; then appointed to the command of the artillery at British Malta (1 April 1895); retired in June 1900 and awarded a good service pension of £100 per annum.

Imperial Contingent parading through Brisbane. The Contingent visited Australia in 1901 as part of the Federation celebrations.

Imperial Contingent parading through Brisbane. The Contingent visited Australia in 1901 as part of the Federation celebrations.

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