A. Jameson was a soldier serving with the North Lincolnshire Regiment of Foot when the Regiment was posted to the Eastern Frontier of the Cape Colony between 1860 and 1862, shortly after the Xhosa cattle-killing movement and famine (1857-1858).
The Regiment was first posted to Grahamstown but in 1862 it was transferred to Keiskama Hoek (Keiskammahoek).
Contribution to SA theatre
A. Jameson participated in one production during his stay on the Eastern Frontier.
September 29, 1862: Acted in an interlude prepared especially for this occasion, Fitzosbert's Dream. (A Ghost).
(North Lincoln Sphinx, Vol 1, No 14, Keiskama Hoek, December 10, 1862, page 270.)
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