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BEDFORD - Bedfordshire Boer War Memorial

Compiled & Copyright © Martin Edwards 2000

Photograph Courtesy & Copyright © NIWM 2001
Photograph from an old postcard 1904
Photograph from an old postcard - Unveiling the War Memorial 2nd June 1904

Photographs Copyright © Martin Edwards 2001

The Memorial stands outside the Swan Hotel across the
road from the Embankment beside the River Ouse.

An alphabetical list of the men which contains more detail is on-line .

TO THE MEMORY OF
THE OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE
BEDFORDSHIRE REGIMENTS AND OF
BEDFORDSHIRE MEN SERVING IN
OTHER BRANCHES OF THE IMPERIAL
FORCES WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE
SOUTH AGRICAN CAMPAIGN AND
WHOSE NAMES ARE HEREON RECORDED.
THIS MONUMENT WAS ERECTED BY
PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION IN THE COUNTY.
WAR DECLARED OCTOBER 8TH 1899
PEACE PROCLAIMED JUNE 1ST 1902

Panel 1

OFFICERS

WALKER

MAJOR

R A MED CORPS

MILLS

CAPTAIN

2ND BN RIF BRIG

WALDY

CAPTAIN

2ND BN BEDF R

BYRNE

LIEUT

3RD BN BEDF R

DILLON

LIEUT

4TH BN RIF BRIG

DOBBIE

LIEUT

S A C

HARRIS

LIEUT

2nd BN R IR FUS

HEMINGWAY

LIEUT

MENNES SCOUTS

JONES

LIEUT AND ADJT

8TH HUSSARS

PAXTON

2ND LIEUT

2ND BN BEDF R

SELOUS

LIEUT

2ND BN BEDF R

STRONG

LIEUT D.S.O

2ND BN BEDF R

WILMER

LIEUT

2ND BN BEDF R

NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS

MASTERSON

SERGT

2ND BN BEDF R

THORBY

SERGT

2ND BN BEDF R

FOSTER

SERGT

MIDDX R

WEST

L-SERGT

19TH HUSSARS

COX

CPL

2ND BN BEDF R

MURRAY

CPL

2ND BN BEDF R

NICHOLLS

CPL

2ND BN BEDF R

SILLS

CPL

3RD BN BEDF R

STANNARD

CPL

2ND BN BEDF R

TENNANT

CPL

COMPTONíS HORSE

WILLIAMS

CPL

2ND BN BEDF R

HAYES

CPL

A S CORPS

MCEWAN

CPL

PAGETíS HORSE

PEGG

CPL

R E

ROE

CPL

R F A

BANTOCK

L-CPL

2ND BN BEDF R

BARRINGHAM

L-CPL

2ND BN BEDF R

BURNS

L-CPL

2ND BN BEDF R

CAPPELL

L-CPL

OXF L I

CROFTS

L-CPL

CAPETOWN HIGHRS

Panel 2

NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS

ELLINGHAM

L-CPL

SUFF R

EVERITT

L-CPL

G GUARDS

HARVIE

L-CPL

2ND BN BEDF R

LAMB

L-CPL

2ND BN BEDF R

LEE

L-CPL

3RD BN BEDF R

MCNULTY

L-CPL

2ND BN BEDF R

MURFIN

L-CPL

DEVON R

PRESSLAND

L-CPL

K R RIF CORPS

TELFER

L-CPL

2ND BN BEDF R

YOUNG

L-CPL

2ND SCO RIF

EVANS

BOMBARDIER

R G A

PRIVATES

1ST BN BEDF R

FRANKLIN A

|

TWELVETREE H

HOWES J

|

 

2ND BN BEDF R

ABBISS F

|

HOWE W

ALDRIDGE A

|

HURLEY T

ALDRIDGE J

|

KING W

ANDREWS G

|

LACEY J

ANDREWS W

|

LIVINGS A

ARMITAGE A

|

MAYNARD E

ASHPOLE J

|

MCGILL T

BATTEY W

|

MEAD W

BAVIN W

|

NEWMAN T

BELLAMY F

|

NORTON C

BLUNT G

|

NUNN J

BRIGHT A

|

PARKER A

BULLARD F

|

PARKER R

BURLEY T

|

PARKINS W

BURROWS J

|

RAMSEY S

CANNON E

|

SANDIFER J

CAULDREY A

|

SAVAGE W

CONSTABLE F

|

SHEPHERD H

CROOK W

|

SIVITER A

CROUCHER G

|

SMITH F

CURL C

|

SMITH H

DILLON F

|

STEPHENS T

DIMERY W

|

SUMNALL A

DUX W

|

SWAIN J

EDWARDS J

|

SWALES T

ELMER A

|

THORN T

ENDERSBY J

|

TROWELL J

FEARY B

|

TRUEMAN W

FINCHER J

|

WALLACE A

FURNEYHAUGH W

|

WARD H

GARDINER E

|

WARD J

GLASS G

|

WESTBROOK E

GREAVES W

|

WHITE W

GREY J

|

WILSHER J

HALES H

|

WILSON W

HALSEY F

|

WRIGHT W

HENSMAN W

|

YOUNG H

HOOKER C

|

 

Panel 3

PRIVATES

3RD BN BEDF R

ASKHAM J

|

GREGORY A

BARRATT W

|

GROOM A

BERRINGTON F

|

HATTON F

BARTON H

|

TAYLOR F

DRAPER F

|

WEST W

FOUNTAIN H

|

 

PRIVATES

4TH BN BEDF R

ABBOTT T

|

GRAY HARRY

ASHWELL S

|

GRAY HENRY

ATKINS G

|

GUEST J

BATCHELOR J

|

HILL A

BIGG F

|

HILLS W

BLACKWELL A

|

HOOKER F

BONE A

|

KURSTENSON N

BUTLER G

|

REED J

CLARK J

|

ROGERS L

CURTIS J

|

SAVILLE C

DOLLIMORE F

|

SIMMONDS C

FLETCHER J

|

SURRIDGE E

FORD C

|

THOMPSON E

GAME A

|

TYLER J

GIBBS G

|

WARD A

ARTHUR S

 

3RD BN NORTHíN R

BULL J

 

3RD BN NORTHíN R

DUNKLEY A

 

3RD BN NORTHíN R

ADAMS H

 

1ST VOL BN BEDF R

BOYDEN E

 

1ST VOL BN BEDF R

MORLEY F

 

1ST VOL BN BEDF R

OSBORNE E

 

1ST VOL BN BEDF R

VALENTINE H

 

1ST VOL BN BEDF R

BURRAGE O

 

2ND VOL BN BEDF R

DUNHAM H

 

2ND VOL BN BEDF R

OSBONE A

 

2ND VOL BN BEDF R

POCOCK W

 

2ND VOL BN BEDF R

ANDERSON H

 

3RD VOL BN BEDF R

ANDERSON J

 

3RD VOL BN BEDF R

BRADLEY A

 

3RD VOL BN BEDF R

FIELD G

 

3RD VOL BN BEDF R

GOODMAN A

 

3RD VOL BN BEDF R

ABBOTT G

 

RHODESIA HORSE

ALLWOOD A

 

R E

BAILEY G

 

G GUARDS

BAKER A

 

R F A

BANKS B

 

A O C

BELLAMY A

 

K R RIF CORPS

BOYCE A

 

LIC R

BRYANT B

 

K R RIF CORPS

BROWN A

 

E KENT R

CASE R

 

LUMSDENíS HORSE

Panel 4

PRIVATES

CHANCE

S

7TH D C

CHESHIRE

C

R E

CHESHIRE

E

SEA HIGHRS

COLE

C

IMP YEO

CRAWLEY

J

R INNIS FUS

CROXTON

H

COMPTONíS HORSE

DAY

W

D OF CORN L I

DRAPPER

P

COMPTONíS HORSE

ELGY

A W

COMPTONíS HORSE

FENSOME

A

G GUARDS

FERRAND

A

COMPTONíS HORSE

FORRESTER

J

PAGETíS HORSE

FRANKLIN

J

MIDDX R

GENTLE

J

G GUARDS

GOFF

J

4TH K R RIFíS

HALLWORTH

J

4TH K R RIFíS

HAMILTON

C

COMPTONíS HORSE

HIBBERT

F

A S C

HOGGINGS

J

R G A

HUNTER

G

E SURREY R

HUTCHINS

J

13TH HUSSARS

INWARDS

R

G GUARDS

JOHNSON

G

IMP YEO

KEMPSTER

C

NORTHíN R

LOVELL

J

R F A

LUMMUS

J

R E

MARLOW

G

K R RIF CORPS

MAYES

E

DEVON R

MCGEORGE

B

A S C

NEWMAN

W

RIF BRIG

PAYNE

W

R A M C

POWERS

P

I L H

RABBITT

F

R A M C

RIDER

J

R F A

ROBERTS

W

W RID R

ROBINSON

E

R F A

SHARPIN

H

PAGETíS HORSE

SOUTHBEER

W

COMPTONíS HORSE

STAIRS

A

RIF BRIG

SQUIRE

A

C-IN-CíS BODY GUARD

STANBRIDGE

H

RIF BRIG

STEVENS

H

IMP YEO

STOKES

J

2ND D G

TRING

W

ARG & SUTHíD HIGHRS

TYSOE

A

1ST BN RIF BRIG

VIDAL

C

COMPTONíS HORSE

WARNER

A

RIF BRIG

WHEATLEY

F

19TH HUSSARS

WARREN

C

COMPTONíS HORSE

WILD

B

A S C

YARROW

A

RIF BRIG

Last updated 9 February, 2008

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