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LLANDUDNO SOUTH AFRICAN (BOER) WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and Copyright ©Amy Kitcher 2004

This obelisk was erected by public subscription to the memory of the men of
Llandudno and district who volunteered at their country's call and lost their
lives in the South African War 1900-01-02.

DEVERELL Harry

Private 7302, 3rd Volunteer Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died of enteric at Kimberley 8 May 1900. Aged 25. Church of England. Buried in West End Cemetery, Kimberlery. Probate Registry lists his details as "Harry Deverell, died 8 May 1900. Effects £100. Administration at London to the solicitor of HM Treasury. Of 6 Woodland-terrace Victoria-street Craig-y-don Llandudno Private 1st Battalion Royal Welsh-Fusiliers died at Kimberly South Africa." Grave stone inscription in Aston Abbotts churchyard (Bucks) reads:

In Loving Memory of Phyllis, the Beloved Wife of Joseph Deverell who died February 2, 1889, aged 63 years, also Joseph Deverell who died October 28, 1891, aged 73 years. Also Elizabeth, their daughter, who died 15 March 1868, aged 11 years and Harry Deverell, their grandson, who died in South Africa on May 8 1900 aged 25 years. For Ever with the Lord.

Also listed on a plaque inside Holy Trinity Church, Llandudno.

To the Glory of God and in Remembrance of
Charles Vaughan Jones, Sergeant 3rd Vol. Batt. R.W.F.
Harry Deverell, Private 3rd Vol. Batt. R.W.F.
Members of the Guild of Bellringers of this Church
Who died while serving their country in the South African War
1900-1901-1902.
This Tablet was erected by their fellow ringers and friends.

GOODWIN George Charles

Trooper 3614, 29th (Denbighshire Hussars) Company, 9th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry. Died of disease at Jagersfontein 27 July 1900. Buried at Jagersfontein.

JONES Charles [Vaughan]

Sergeant 7417, 3rd Volunteer Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died of disease at Woodstock, Capetown, 5 May 1900. Buried in Maitland Cemetery, Capetown. Also listed on a plaque inside Holy Trinity Church, Llandudno.

To the Glory of God and in Remembrance of
Charles Vaughan Jones, Sergeant 3rd Vol. Batt. R.W.F.
Harry Deverell, Private 3rd Vol. Batt. R.W.F.
Members of the Guild of Bellringers of this Church
Who died while serving their country in the South African War
1900-1901-1902.
This Tablet was erected by their fellow ringers and friends.

ROBERTS Owen

Lance Corporal 3629, 29th (Denbighshire Hussars) Company, 9th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry. Killed in action at Abrahamskraal 13 November 1900. Buried at Abrahamskraal.

Last updated 8 June, 2010

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