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GIRVAN SOUTH AFRICAN (BOER) WAR MEMORIAL

Boer War - Detailed Information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2005

The memorial was erected in Girvan churchyard.

Photograph Copyright © Eric McQuarrie 2005

ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION RAISED THROUGH
THE OFFICERS AND N.C.O.s OF F. GIRVAN COY.
2ND V.B., ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS, IN MEMORY OF
THEIR COMRADES AND OTHERS CONNECTED WITH GIRVAN
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY DURING
BOER WAR ENDED MAY 31ST, 1902.

INGLIS

A W

Captain, Scottish Horse. Killed in action at Brakenlaagte 30th October 1901. Aged 24.

Extract from The Last Post - Roll of Officers who fell in South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G Dooner, published by Naval and Military Press

Inglis. - Capt. A. W. Inglis, Scottish Horse, was killed in action, near Brakenlaagte, 20 miles North­West of Bethel, Oct. 31st, 1901. He was 24 years of age, and was previously a 2nd lieut. in the LY., to which he had been appointed March 20th, 1901.

BERESFORD

J

Lieutenant, Border Scouts. Killed at Kendhart 27th June 1901. Aged 26.

BIRCH

Alexander

Civil Surgeon (M.B.C.M.). Died St Helena 28th May 1902.

BLACK

R

Corporal, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Killed at Pieters Hill 27th February 1900. Aged 28.

McCHESNEY

John

Lance Corporal, 2nd Volunteer Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died at Krugersdorp 20th July 1900. Aged 20.

ANDERSON

A R

Lance Corporal, 36th Battaery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died at Bloemfontein 29th May 1900. Aged 26.

McEWEN

T

Trooper, South African Light Horse. Killed at Twyfelaar 15th August 1900. Aged 17.

GORDON

J

Private, Imperial Light Infantry. Killed at Spion Kop 24th January 1900.

CONNELL

J

Private, Seaforth Highlanders. Killed at Paardeberg 18th February 1900.

McLEAN

J

Private, 2nd Volunteer Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died at Bloemfontein 28th December 1901.

2 August 2005

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