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SHERBORNE ABBEY BOER WAR MEMORIAL

South Africasn War - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © martin Edwards 2010

The Sherborne Abbey Boer War Memorial takes the form of an ornate brass plaque, the top corners of whichlist the various battle sites of the battalion with the battalion embalem sitting between these. there are 90 name slisted by manner of death, rank then surname. The memorial was unveiled on 11th May 1904; it was constructed by Messrs. Culn, Cawthorp and Sons. The names here have been sorted into alphabetical order for ease of reading and research.

Photograph Copyright © Bill Peach 2010

IN MEMORY OF THE OFFICER, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN
OF THE 2ND BATTN THE DORESETSHIRE REGIMENT
WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY DURING THE WAR
IN SOUTH AFRICAS 1899-1902

AMOR

H

Private, 3rd Battalion attached 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

ASHFORD

A

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

BAGNALL

H

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

BATT

J

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

BENNETT

J

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

BENTLEY

G

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

BETTS

W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

BLACK

J

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

BOLSTER

H

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

BOWERING

G

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

BRIGDEN

R

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

BROWN

E

Lance Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

BURDETT

W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action

BURT

W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action

BUTT

A

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action

CARPENTER

W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action

CHARLES

W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

CLARKE

E

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

CLARKE

G

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

COLLINS

W

Sergeant, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

COLLYER

E

Lance Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action

COOK

T

Lance Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

COOMBES

H

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

CORE-BOOTH

O B

2nd Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

CRATE

F

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action

CROCKER

G

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action

DAVIES

H

Lance Sergeant, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

DEEKS

W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

DOBNEY

R

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

DODGE

G

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

DORRELL

J

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

DUNSTER

H

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

FOOT

J

Private, 3rd Battalion attached 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

FORWARD

G

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

FOX

E

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action

FUDGE

G

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

GRANT

G

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

HAMMOND

J

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

HARWOOD

A

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

HASKELL

W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

HAWES

E

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

HELLIER

R

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action

HEMBURY

G

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

HUGHES

G

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action

HUGHES

M

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

JONES

T

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

KERLEY

F

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

KING

E

Drummer, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

LAKE

G

Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

LAWRENCE

S

Private, 3rd Battalion attached 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of wounds.

LUFF

F

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action

MACKENZIE

R

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

MAIDMENT

C

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action

MARSH

W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action

MARTIN

A

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

McHALE

J

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

McKERNON

A

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of wounds

McNEIL

J

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of wounds

MEREFIELD

W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action

MOLES

R

Lance Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

MULLINS

M

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

MUNFORD

W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

NEAL

J

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action

NEWSHAM

W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

NICHOLLS

T

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

PERRIOR

F

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

PIKE

T

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

PRATT

H

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

PUCKETT

W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

RAWLES

J

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

ROBERTS

E

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

SANGER

E

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

SEARES

E

Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

SHIRLEY

W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

SHORT

G

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

SNOW

H

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action

SORRELL

C

Sergeant, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action

STEVENS

G

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

SUGG

H

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action

SWAFFIELD

R

Sergeant, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action

THOMAS

J

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action

THORNE

F

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

TURNER

A

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

WARNE

A

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

WARREN

A

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

WATERMAN

L

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action

WAY

R

Colour Sergeant, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

WEAVER

W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

WELSTEAD

A

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

WOOD

H

Private, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of disease.

THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE BATTALIONS OF THE REGIMENT.

Last updated 9 April, 2010

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