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PENRITH BOER WAR MEMORIAL

Detailed information for Boer War
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2005

The monument consists of a large bronze figure, with outstretched arms, holding forward a laurel wreath. It stand on an unpolished granite pillar erected on three granite steps. The captial of the column is very handsomely carved. On the South-West face of the shaft is the inscription. The sculptor was F W Doyle Jones of West Hartlepool.

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PRO PATRIA

IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS TWON AND DISTRICT WHO
FELL IN THE SOUTH AFRCAN WAR, 1899-1902

BYERS

Alfred William

Private, 1st Battalion, Border Regiment

CANNON

George

Private 5843, 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade (Prince Consorts Own). Died of enteric at Ladysmith 2nd March 1900

CLEMENTSON

Joseph William

Private 5217, 1st Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died of enteric at Ladysmith 20th November 1899

FENTON

Stanley

Private, 4th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps

HARRIMAN

Thomas

Private, 1st Battalion, Border Regiment

HINDSON

John

Private, 24th Company, Imperial Yeomanry

LAIDLOW

James

Private, 1st Battalion, Border Regiment

MOUNSEY

Tom Watson

Lance Corporal, 1st Battalion, Border Regiment

SLEE

William S

Private 5983, 1st Battalion, Border Regiment. Died of enteric at Modder Spruit 8th April 1900.

STEPHENSON

Frederick

Private, 18th Company, Imperial Yeomanry

TODD

William

Private, 24th Company, Imperial Yeomanry

WATSON

Thomas

Private, 1st Battalion, Border Regiment

WATT

George

Private, 24th Company, Imperial Yeomanry

WRIGHT

John

Private, 24th Company, Imperial Yeomanry

12 November 2005

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