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SALTWELL PARK, GATESHEAD BOER WAR MEMORIAL

Compiled and copyright © Transcribed Anonymous; Researched Martin Edwards 2004

The names listed here have been sorted into alphabetical sequence for ease fo reading.

In
Grateful Remembrance
of the
Gateshead Men
who lost their lives
in their
Country’s Service
this Memorial
was erected by their
fellow Townsmen

October, 1905

Roll of Honour

ANGUS

William G

Lieutenant, 6th Battalion, 19th Company (Lothians and Berwickshire Yeomanry), Imperial Yeomanry. Killed in action with Col. Pilcher's column 3 June 1901. Aged 20.

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

Angus. - Lieut. William Gordon Angus, 19th Co. I.Y., was killed in action with Col. Pilcher's column on June 3rd, 1901. He was the second son of Col. William Mathwin Angus, of Framlington House, commanding 1st Newcastle-on-Tyne Volunteer Artillery, was twenty years of age, and educated at Rugby. He joined the I.Y. in Feb., 1901, from the 1st Newcastle-on-Tyne Volunteer Artillery: and when killed, was in charge of a flanking party which was suddenly attacked. Col. Pilcher wrote 'deploring the loss' of Lieut. Angus.

ARKLESS

J

Private 6916, 1st Battalion attached 3rd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died of disease at Kroonstad 22 February 1901.

BELL

A

Trooper, Imperial Yeomanry

BRADLEY

I

Private, Durham Light Infantry

CAILEY

P

Private 6841, 1st Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Missing in action 11th December 1899 at Magersfontein. See also Stirling Castle South African Memorial

CALLAGHAN

J

Private, Durham Light Infantry

CAMPBELL

J

Private, Northumberland Fusiliers

CONNOR

J

Private, Durham Light Infantry

COULSON

T

Private, Northumberland Fusiliers

COWAN

J R

Private, Royal Engineers

CRONE

W

Sergeant, Imperial Yeomanry

CULLEN

R

Private, Northumberland Fusiliers

CUMMING

K

Bugler, Durham Light Infantry

DIXON

E

Private, Durham Light Infantry (Vol. Coy.)

DODD

A

Trooper, Imperial Yeomanry

DODD

T

Lance Corporal, Prince of Wales’ Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)

DUFFY

F

Private, Durham Light Infantry

ENGLISH

F

Trooper, Imperial Yeomanry

FARREN

A

Private, Durham Light Infantry

FINNERAN

J

Private, Durham Light Infantry

FORREST

J

Private, Durham Light Infantry

HALL

R

Private, Gordon Highlanders

HALL

T

Private, Kitchener’s Fighting Scouts

HARWOOD

E

Private, Durham Light Infantry

HOAN

P

Sapper, Royal Engineers

HODSON

B

Private, Northumberland Fusiliers

HOPE

T

Trooper, Imperial Yeomanry

HORNSEY

T W

Private, 10th Royal Hussars

HUGG1NS

Private, King’s Own Scottish Borderers

JOHNSON

W

Private, Northumberland Fusiliers

JONES

S

Private, Durham Light Infantry (Vol.Coy.)

LEATHART

W B S

Trooper, Imperial Yeomanry

LOAN

J

Private, Northumberland Fusiliers

MARLEY

T

Private, Durham Light Infantry

MASON

W

Private, Durham Light Infantry

McCARRICK

H

Private, Northumberland Fusiliers

McGLONE

G

Private, Durham Light Infantry

McKJNNON

J

Gunner, Royal Field Artillery

MIDDLEMISS

J

Sergeant, Imperial Yeomanry

MOAD

A

Private, Coldstream Guards

MONOGHAN

J

Private, Durham Light Infantry

MORRIS

C

Private, Durham Light Infantry

MURRAY

J F

Quarter Master Sergeant, Imperial Yeomanry

NEILSON

E

Private, Northumberland Fusiliers

NICHOLSON

S

Corporal, Durham Light Infantry

NUGENT

J J

Lance Corporal, Imperial Yeomanry

O'SHAUGHNESSY

J

Trooper, Border Horse

PITCHER

F W

Private, Northumberland Fusiliers (Vol. Coy.)

PLOTNICKI

G

Private, Durham Light Infantry

REDHEAD

M

Private, Northumberland Fusiliers

RICHARDSON

J

Private, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

RIGG

R

Private, Durham Light Infantry

RYAN

T

Private, Durham Light Infantry

SCULLION

P

Private, Durham Light Infantry

SELLERS

H

Private, Durham Light Infantry

SENIOR

H

Private, 7th Dragoon Guards

SHERIDAN

J

Gunner, Royal Field Artillery (Vol. Coy.)

SINCLAIR

H

Corporal, Northumberland Fusiliers

SKAE

H

Private, Gordon Highlanders

SMITH

W L P

Trooper, General Brabant’s Light Horse

SNAITH

C F

Private, Imperial Light Infantry

SPURGEON

A H

Private, King’s Own Royal Lancasters

STEEL

J

Private, Northumberland Fusiliers

STRUGEON

H

Trooper, Imperial Yeomanry

TAAFFE

C

Trooper, Imperial Yeomanry

THEW

J

Private, King’s Own Scottish Borderers

THOMPSON

A

Trooper, Imperial Yeomanry

WAKEFIELD

E

Private, Northumberland Fusiliers

WAKEFIELD

W J

Private, Northumberland Fusiliers

WATSON

H

Private, 10th Royal Hussars

WAUGH

H

Private, Northumberland Fusiliers

WAUGH

J

Trooper, Imperial Yeomanry

WHITE

J

Corporal, Imperial Yeomanry

WHITFIELD

R H

Private, Durham Light Infantry (Vol.Coy.)

WILLIAMSON

A W C

Lance Corporal, Imperial Yeomanry

WOODCOCK

G

Private, Durham Light Infantry

YEATS

A

Corporal, 12th Royal Lancers

Last updated 28 June, 2008

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