G. H. W. Tremenheere

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Ensign G. H. W. Tremenheere Esq. was an officer in the North Lincolnshire Regiment of Foot which was sent to the Eastern Frontier of the Cape Colony (now the Eastern Province, South Africa) between 1860 and 1862 shortly after the Xhosa cattle-killing movement and famine (1857-1858). The regiment was first based in Grahamstown and then moved to Keiskama Hoek. (Modern spelling: Keiskammahoek.)

(North Lincoln Sphinx, Vol 1, No 14, Keiskama Hoek, December 10, 1862, page 270.)

Biography

Ensign G. H. W. Tremenheere was a member of the Dramatic Club and acted in two plays while serving on the Eastern Frontier. He portrayed women in both plays.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

April 5, 11 & 19, 1861: Acted {under the stage name of Miss Blanche De Moultrie} in the Officers of the Regiment's second play, Stirling Coyne's one-act farce, Urgent Private Affairs, (Mrs Polkinghorne).

(North Lincoln Sphinx, Vol 1, No 6, April 25, 1861. Page 75.)

April 5, 11 & 19, 1861: Acted in the Officers of the Regiment's production of J. M. Morton's one-act farce, Don't Judge by Appearances. (Miss Angelina Pepper, Major Pepper's niece).

(North Lincoln Sphinx, Vol 1, No 6, April 25, 1861. Page 75.)

Sources

(See beneath each production.)

North Lincoln Sphinx Vol 1.

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