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BRISTOL, BOER WAR MEMORIAL - GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT

Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2003

The Bristol Boer War Memorial is located on a road island on Queen's Road, Bristol. The memorial takes the form of a helmeted soldier holding a rifle with his left hand taking a cartridge from his pouch with his right, the whole mounted on a granite block. The base of the sculpture is inscribed ‘Onslow Whiting 1904’ and above the inscription is small brass relief of Regimental badge of Gloucestershire Regiment. The memorial twas unvieled to the Heroes of the Gloucestershire Regiment by Field Marshall Lord Roberts, V.C., K.G., at Bristol on March 4th, 1905; the sculptor was Onslow Whiting. There are 251 names listed by battalion but for ease of reading and research these have been sorted into alphabetical order.

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Photographs Copyright © Les Turner 2008

IN MEMORY OF
THE OFFICERS, NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS
AND MEN OF THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR SOVEREIGN
AND COUNTRY IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN
1899-1902


ERECTED BY ALL RANKS
OF THE SEVEN BATTALIONS OF THE REGIMENT

ACOTT

H W

Private 4481, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of suffocation at Ladysmith 22 February 1900.

AGG

M

Sergeant 2054, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action at Nicholsons Nek 30 October 1899. Commemorated in St. Giles Church, Bredon's Norton and also St Mary the Virgin Church, Childswickham, Worcestershire.

ASTON

C

Private 6089, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of disease at Bloemfontein 15 May 1902. Aged 22. Church of England. Buried in Waverley Road, Bloemfontein. Also listed on Cheltenham Boer War memorial

AVERIES

J

Private 2652, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of Disease at Naauwpoort 5 February 1900. Also listed on Cheltenham Boer War memorial

BAILEY

W T

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

BAKER

W

Private 3540, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Lombards Kop 30 October 1899.

BALDWIN

F

Private 4048, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

BALL

G

Private 5130, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of wounds at Farquhar's Farm 14 April 1900.

BALL

W

Private, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

BANKS

J W

Sergeant 3639, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of fever at Ladysmith 18 June 1900.

BANTING

H

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

BASSETT

C

Private 4202, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of disease at Ladysmith 14 January 1900.

BATTEN

G

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

BAYLISS

A

Private 4621, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of dysentry at Ladysmith 27 December 1899.

BAYLISS

T

Private 5205, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Ladysmith 22 December 1899.

BEARNE

F

Private 4472, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of dysentery at Ladysmith 9 January 1900.

BISHOP

R W

Private, 2nd Volunteer Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

BOND

J

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

BRADLEY

T

Lance Corporal 5318, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action at Rietfontein 24 October 1899. Buried at Rietfontein. Also listed on Cheltenham Boer War memorial

BRICKNELL

T W

Sergeant 1209, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of enteric at Ladysmith 19 May 1900.

BROWN

H

Private, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

BROWNING

A

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

BRYANT

G

Private 2625, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Wounded at Klip Drift 16 February 1900.

BURNETT

J J

Private 3416, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of enteric at Ladysmith 26 May 1900.

BURNS

R

Private 3596, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

BUTLER

W

Private 4108, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of enteric at Farquhar's Farm 22 March 1900.

BYGRAVE

C J

Private 3558, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of wounds at Farquhar's Farm 10 May 1900.

CARD

Henry C

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died at Denetsdorf. Also listed on Clevedon Peace Memorial

CARR

E W C

Corporal 3855, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of wounds at Rietfontein 28 October 1899.

CARTER

G

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

CAVILL

G

Private 4657, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

CHANNON

W H

Colour Sergeant 468, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Driefontein 10 March 1900.

CHAPPELL

W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

CHORLEY

J

Private 4951, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

CLAPHAM

A G

Private, 3rd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

CLARKE

W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

COLE

W

Private 4284, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of disease at Pretoria 20 April 1900.

COLES

A

Corporal 3784, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of disease at Pretoria 24 January 1900.

COLES

J

Private, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

CONDON

J

Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

CONNOCK

A

Lance Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

COOK

H

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

COOPER

A

Lance Sergeant 2865, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of disease at Bloemfontein 22 May 1900. Also listed on Cheltenham Boer War memorial

COSSINS

F

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

COURT

H

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

COURT

W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

COUZENS

T

Private 5183, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of wounds at Rietfontein 24 October 1899.

COWARD

C

Private 4172, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

COX

R W

Private 4678, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Lombards Kop 30 October 1899.

COX

T

Private 5107, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of disease at Ladysmith 4 January 1900.

CRATCHLEY

H

Private 5234, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of wounds at Rietfontein 24 October 1899.

CROCKER

H

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

CULLUM

A

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

DAVIS

J

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

DAVIS

T H

Private, 1st Volunteer Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

DAVIS

W

Private 4875, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of wounds at Rietfontein 24 October 1899.

DAVIS

W

Private 4703, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

DAWES

R

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

DAYKIN

H G

Private 4208, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of enteric at Ladysmith 28 December 1899.

DEAN

A

Private, 4th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

DEAN

W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

DENNARD

D

Colour Sergeant 2208, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of enteric at Ladysmith 12 January 1900.

DODWELL

T C

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

DOWLER

W G

Private, 3rd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

DREW

W

Private 4692, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

DUNN

E

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

DUNN

H

Private 5378, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Wounded. Later died of wounds at Paardeberg 19 February 1900. Commemorated on Ritchie Road, Northern Cape Memorial and now at rest in Kimberley West End Garden of Remembrance. Commemorated on 1899-1902 Memorial, Kimberley West End Cemetery and buried there.

EDMONDS

H

Private, 3rd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

EDMUNDS

O

Lance Corporal, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

EDWARDS

B

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

EDWARDS

M

Private 4482, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of enteric at Ladysmith 3 March 1900.

EMERY

E

Private 5065, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of enteric at Ladysmith 4 March 1900.

EMERY

W F

Private 2100, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of Disease at At sea 11 January 2007.

EVANS

J

Private, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

FARMILOE

E J

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

FARMILOE

J

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

FARR

F J

Private 4150, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of dysentry at Ladysmith 19 February 1900.

FIDO

W

Private 4220, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of dysentry at Ladysmith 28 February 1900.

FLOOK

G H

Private, 3rd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

FORD

A E

Private 5078, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

FORD

E G

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

FOWLER

H

Private 4096, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of wounds at Pretoria 14 May 1900.

FOX

W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

GABB

W G

Private, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

GARLAND

G

Private 4452, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of disease at Ladysmith 7 February 1900.

GARRAWAY

F

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

GILLETT

J

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

GILLETT

W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

GRAINGER

W

Private 4070, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of disease at Chievely 28 April 1900.

GRAY

B

Sergeant Major 3550, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of pneumonia at Ladysmith 19 December 1899.

GREEN

T

Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

GREGORY

W

Private 4490, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of enteric at Ladysmith 23 February 1900.

GRIFFIN

J

Lance Corporal 4372, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

GUBBINS

J W E

Private, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

GUEST

T

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

HALL

F

Private, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

HALLIDAY

E J

Private 4310, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of disease Ladysmith 13 March 1900.

HALLIDAY

W

Private 3137, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Paardeberg 19 February 1900.

HANNIS

W E

Private, 2nd Volunteer Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

HARVEY

W T

Private, 1st Volunteer Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

HASLEM

C

Private, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

HAWKINS

F

Private 2993, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Wounded at Driefontein 10 March 1900.

HAWKINS

H

Private 5311, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of wounds at Farquhar's Farm 10 May 1900.

HAYES

J

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

HEMBER

J

Sergeant, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

HEMMINGS

J

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

HILL

F J

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

HILT

W

Private, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

HOCKEY

L J

Private 3222, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Wounded 10 March 1900. Died at Driefontein 11 March 1900.

HOLE

S

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

HOOPER

C H

Private 3492, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of disease at At sea 5 April 1900. Also listed on Cheltenham Boer War memorial

HOPSON

J

Private, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

HORDER

J

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

HORNER

J W

Drummer, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

JAMES

c

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

JEFFERY

A H

Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

JENKINS

A

Private 1542, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

JEYNES

F

Private, 4th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

JEYNES

W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

JOLLY

A

Private 3880, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

JONES

E

Private 4830, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

JORDAN

J

Private 2583, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of disease at Ladysmith 16 July 1900.

KING

A

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

KING

H

Private 4910, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of wounds at Farquhar's Farm 1 April 1900.

KITCHENER

J

Private 3913, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed by lightning at Paardeberg 22 February 1900.

LAFFORD

E

Private 3399, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of Disease at At sea 11 January 1900.

LANCASTER

F

Private 3325, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Paardeberg 19 February 1900.

LEA

W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

LEESON

A C

Sergeant 2697, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

LEIGHTON

W

Lance Corporal, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

LEONARD

G

Private, 3rd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

LEWIS

G

Private 4549, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Paardeberg 19 February 1900.

LISTER

G

Private 3691, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of disease at Ladysmith 15 February 1900.

LOVE

W

Private 4739, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of wounds at Farquhar's Farm 1 April 1900.

LUSTY

C

Private 4620, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of wounds at Ladysmith 8 March 1900.

MACEY

J

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died at Kimberley, or nearby. Commemorated on 1899-1902 Memorial, Kimberley West End Cemetery and buried there.

MAISEY

W T

Private, 2nd Volunteer Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

MARSHALL

F R

Private 3608, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

MARTIN

H E

Private 2714, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of enteric at Ladysmith 22 January 1900.

MARTIN

T

Lance Corporal 4809, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

MATTHEWS

George Harold

Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Wounded Kheis, 28th May 1900, died 2 days later at Prieska 30 May 1900. Aged 22. Memorial in St. Mary's Church, Berkeley. Commemorated on 1899-1902 Memorial, Kimberley West End Cemetery and buried there. Born May 1878. Son of T.G. Matthews, of Berkeley, Gloucestershire.

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

Matthews.—Lieut. George Harold Matthews, 2nd Batt. Gloucestershire Regt., died at Prieska on May 30th, 1900, of wounds received in action at Kheis, two days previously. He was the second son of T. G. Matthews, Esq., J.P., of Newport Towers, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, was born May, 1878, and educated at Eton (Dr. Carpenter’s and Mr. Carter’s). He was a good sportsman, and entered the Gloucestershire Regt. from the 4th battalion in March, 1898, being promoted lieut. in Feb., 1900. At the time of his death he was serving with the M.L, and fell while leading his men, several of whom have written in admiration of his bravery. Lieut. Matthews had been on picket on the night of the 27th (Sunday) about three miles from Staff Kraal, at the edge of a river, overlooking some Boers who were guarding the drift from the opposite side. The picket being reinforced the following morning, the Boers were forced back and the drift crossed. The party then moved westwards to attack the Boer laager some four miles off. The enemy were driven out, but in attacking some high ground beyond, Lieut. Matthews was twice wounded, and died two days later. He is buried beside Capt. Tindal. A cross has been erected over his grave.

MATTY

W

Private 3413, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Wounded 16 February 1900. Died at Klip Drift 28 March 1900. Buried in Jacobsdal Cemetery and commemorated on Jacobsdal 1899-1900 Memorial.

MAUNDER

F

Private, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

McLENNON

H G

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

MILES

C

Private 4407, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Rietfontein 24 October 1899.

MILES

W

Private 5346, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of wounds at Farquhar's Farm 1 January 1900.

MILES

W A

Drummer, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

MILES

William John

Private 4751, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action at Nicholsons Nek 30 October 1899. Aged 21. Memorial in St. Giles Church, Bredon's Norton abd also commemorated in St. Mary the Virgin Church, Childswickham. Son of Robert & Ellen Miles of Bredon's Norton.

MOTT

W R

Private, 4th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

MURPHY

A

Lance Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

NAISH

C

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

NEAL

F C

Private, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

NELMES

J

Private, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

NEWHAM

F A

Private 2459, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Wounded 19 February 1900. Died at Paardeberg 20 March 1900.

NEWMAN

F

Private 2926, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

NICHOLLS

W M

Private, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

NOEL

Edward William Middleton Noel

Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of enteric at Bloemfontein 19 May 1900. Aged 20. Born 1880. Son of Colonel Frederick Noel (Royal Engineers). Educated at Cheltenham College.

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

Noel.—Lieut. Edward William Middleton Noel Noel. 2nd Batt. Gloucestershire Regt., died of enteric at Bloemfontein, May 19th, 1900. He was the eldest son of Col. Frederick Noel, late Royal Engineers, and grandson of the late Col. E. Noel, late 31st Regt., and one of His Majesty’s Corps of Gentlemen at Arms. Lieut. Noel was born in 1880, and educated at Cheltenham College. He was only gazetted to his Regiment from the Royal Military College, Jan. 20th, 1900, being promoted lieut. May 16th, three days before he died. His name is inscribed on the Eleanor Cross Memorial at Cheltenham College.

NORMAN

F

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

OAKLEY

R

Private 1995, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of Disease at At sea 13 January 1900.

OFFER

B

Private 5047, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Rietfontein 24 October 1899.

OFFER

F

Private 5231, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of enteric at Ladysmith 12 December 1899.

O'RYAN

D

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

OSBORNE

H

Private 4624, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of enteric at Ladysmith 9 January 1900.

OWEN

W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

OXENHAM

C H

Corporal 3480, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Ladysmith 22 December 1899.

PAGET

C

Private 3838, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of disease at Ladysmith 13 March 1900.

PARKER

J

Private 1835, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of Disease at Kimberley 7 March 1900.

PARKS

W P

Sergeant 2322, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Ladysmith 16 October 1899.

PASKINS

C W

Lance Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

PEARCE

G

Lance Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

PENNY

C

Private 3522, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Rietfontein 24 October 1899.

PHELPS

F

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

PICKETT

J

Private 4151, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

PIGEON

Arthur J

Lance Corporal 4288, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of disease at Cape Town 26 March 1900. Commemorated on Woodstock Cemetery Memorial, Cape Town and in St Peter's Church, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire.

PILE

B

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

PITTAWAY

C J

Colour Sergeant 734, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of wounds at Farquhar's Farm 3 November 1899.

POLLARD

E H

Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

POWELL

C

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

QUICK

R

Private 2517, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of Disease at At sea 13 January 1900.

RALPH

T C

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

REARDON

J

Private, 3rd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died at Maitland. Commemorated in Cape Town (Maitland) Cemetery, Cape Town, South Africa.

REED

E M

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

REGAN

T

Private 5309, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of Disease at Kimberley 2 March 1900.

RICHER

S

Private 2575, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Wounded 19 February 1900. Died at Paardeberg 20 February 1900.

RIVERS

W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

ROBINSON

E

Lance Corporal 3973, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Ladysmith 22 December 1899.

ROWLAND

E

Private 4408, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

RUCK

E J

Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

RUDGE

T

Private, 3rd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

RUSH

T

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

RUSSELL

W E

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

SALCOMBE

F

Private 3582, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Missing since died of wounds at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

SALLIS

Ernest

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action at St. Helena 10 March 1901. Commemorated in St Paul's Church, Broadwell and St Margaret of Antioch Church, Alderton. Alderton

SANDALL

W

Private 4241, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

SAVERY

A

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

SELBY

J

Private, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

SHELLEY

J H

Private 4149, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Rietfontein 24 October 1899.

SIMS

W E

Private 4451, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of wounds at Ladysmith 22 December 1899.

SMITH

C

Private 3687, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

SMITH

F

Private 4338, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

SMITH

F G

Private 4701, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of enteric at Ladysmith 18 January 1900.

SMITH

H

Private 4165, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of enteric at Ladysmith 24 February 1900.

SMITH

J

Private, 3rd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

SMITH

W

Private, 2nd Volunteer Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

SMITH

W H

Private 4955, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

SOMERS

W G

Sergeant Drummer, 4th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

SPIERS

H J

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

SPRATT

A

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

SQUIRES

E

Private 4953, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of disease at Ladysmith 29 January 1900.

STAINER

C

Lance Corporal 5102, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of wounds at Ladysmith 24 December 1899.

STEVENS

A

Private, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

STEVENS

F H

Private 3095, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Paardeberg 19 February 1900.

STONE

W J

Private 3446, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of wounds at Rietfontein 24 October 1899. Also listed a J W STONE in some sources

STRONG

J

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

SULLIVAN

W

Lance Corporal 4260, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

TANNER

G

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

TANNER

H A A

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

TANSILL

G T

Corporal 2664, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Paardeberg 19 February 1900.

THOMAS

A G

Private, 3rd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

THOMAS

H

Private, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

TIBBLES

J

Private, 4th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

TOOK

F

Private, 1st Volunteer Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

TRACEY

William

Private 4523, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of dysentery at P M Burg 12 November 1899. Commemorated in St James' Church, Chipping Campden.

TROTMAN

W

Private 5008, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of Disease at Kimberley 7 March 1900.

TURNER

G

Private 3322, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Driefontein 10 March 1900.

TURNER

J W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

TURNER

W G

Private, 3rd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

VENN

S

Private 3935, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

VINES

A C

Private 4523, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of disease at At sea 4 September 1900.

VIZARD

A E

Corporal 4029, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of disease at Cape Town 28 September 1900. Commemorated in Cape Town (Maitland) Cemetery, Cape Town, South Africa.

WAITE

H J

Private, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

WALDING

C

Private, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

WALTON

G F

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

WARNE

T

Private 51, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Wounded. Died at Driefontein 17 March 1900.

WARNER

H A

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

WEST

F H

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

WHATLEY

W

Private 4536, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Rietfontein 24 October 1899.

WHEELER

G

Private 2936, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Driefontein 10 March 1900.

WHITE

C

Private, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

WHITE

W S

Corporal 1792, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of wounds at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

WILCOX

W W

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died. Also listed on Cheltenham Boer War memorial

WILETS

E

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

WILFORD

Edmund Percival

Colonel, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action at Rietfontein, near Ladysmith 24 October 1899. Aged 53. Buried in Ladysmith Cemetery. Born May 1846. Commissioned 1865.

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

Wilford.—Col. Edmund Percival Wilford, 1st Batt. Gloucestershire Regt., was killed in action in the engagement at Rietfontein, near Ladysmith, Oct. 24th, 1899. He was born in May, 1846, joined the 8th Foot July, 1865, and was transferred to the 28th Foot in August of the same year. He was promoted lieut. June, 1868, capt. Sept., 1879, major July, 1882, lieut.-col. May, 1894, and col. July, 1899. He was adjutant of Auxiliary Forces from July, 1880, to July, 1885. Col. Wilford was serving in command of his battalion in Natal at the commencement of the war and fell while leading it. It had to advance down a ridge, and was suddenly exposed to a cross musketry fire. Col. Wilford and six men were killed and forty wounded.

WILKS

T C

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

WILLIAMS

A C

Private 3085, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Wounded at Driefontein 10 March 1900.

WILLIAMS

A J

Private, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

WILLIAMS

G

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

WILLIAMS

T

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

WINTLE

C C

Private 3868, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1899.

WOODMAN

G

Private, 4th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

YOUNG

A G

Sergeant, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died.

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