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ST MARY'S, BARDNARD CASTLE BOER WAR MEMORIAL

Compiled and copyright © Transcribed Anonymous; Researched Martin Edwards 2004

The memorial is in the form of a large bronze plaque, to the left when entering the church

TO THE MEMORY OF THE UNDERMENTIONED
OFFICERS NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND
PRIVATES OF THE 3RD (MILITIA) BATT DURHAM
LIGHT INFANTRY WHO WITH THE BATTALION
VOLUNTEERED FOR ACTIVE SERVICE & GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR THEIR COUNTRY DURING THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA
1899 - 1902 THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS
NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS & MEN OF THE BATTALION

WILSON, C.M.G

Richard B

Colonel. Died of enteric at Kroonstad 21st March 1901.

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

Wilson. — Lieut.-Col. and Hon. Col. Richard B. Wilson, C.M.G., commanding 3rd Batt. Durham Light Infantry, died of enteric at Kroonstad, March 21st, 1901. He was the third son of the late Richard Bassett Wilson, Esq., of Cliffe, and brother of Col. J. G. Wilson, C.B. Col. R. B. Wilson was educated at Rugby, and took his battalion out to South Africa in Jan., 1900, and served with it till his death. He was mentioned in despatches, L.G., Feb. 8th, 1901, and was awarded the C.M.G.

SOWERBY

Francis Hubert Airey

Lieutenant. Died of dysentery at Kroonstad, Orange River Colony, 21st April 1901.

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

Sowerby. - Lieut. Francis Hubert Airey Sowerby, 3rd Batt. Durham Light Infantry, died of dysentery at Kroonstad, O.R.C., on April 21st, 1901. He was educated at Wellington (Kempthornes from 1888-90), and entered the 3rd Batt. Durham Light Infantry in Sept., 1898, being promoted lieut. Dec., 1900. He volunteered for active service, and accompanied his battalion to South Africa in Feb., 1900, and is reported to have served with distinction.

WILLIAMS

John Condé

Second Lieutenant. Died of enteric at Kroonstad, 15th January 1901.

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

Williams. - 2nd Lieut. John Condé Williams, 3rd Batt. Durham Light Infantry, died of enteric at Kroonstad Jan. 15th, 1901. He was born in June, 1881, educated at the South Eastern College, Ramsgate, and entered the Durham Light Infantry Dec., 1899, and joined the 3rd Batt., which was then embodied. He accompanied it to South Africa in Jan., 1900, and served in the Cape and Orange River Colonies up to the time of his death.

GRAHAM

J

Sergeant

GUNTON A A
Sergeant 2953, 3rd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died of disease at Kroonstad 5 January 1901. Buried in North Road cemetery, Kroonstad. Grave 592. Also listed on Durham Cathedral SA Memorial

SLATER

J

Sergeant

WATSON

W

Sergeant

MARRION

J

Lance Corporal

REYNOLDS

H

Lance Corporal

BYRNES

T

Private

DALKIN

T

Private

DENT

J W

Private

FINNERON

J

Private

FORREST

J

Private

GOODWIN

J

Private

HANDLEY

P

Private

HOLMES

E

Private

LAFFEY

O

Private

LAIN

H

Private

MARSHALL

D

Private

MCGLONE

D

Private

MCHUGH

W

Private

MORRIS

C

Private

NOBES

A

Private

SCULLION

P

Private

STANTON

J

Private

TAYLOR

W

Private

THOMPSON

C

Private

WALL

J

Private

WRIGHT

W

Private

24 December 2004

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