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HEREFORD CATHEDRAL COUNTY BOER WAR

Boer War - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2006

The memorial inside Hereford Cathedral takes the form of a nowy-headed rectangular metal plaque with incised inscriptions in black lettering. There are 66 names listed by name, rank and Regiment. For ease of research and reading the names have been sorted into alphabetcial order here.

TO THE MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING
HEREFORDSHIRE OFFICERS N.C. OFFICERS AND MEN
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY
IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899-1900-1901-1902

ADAMS

Henry Hamp

Private, Herefordshire Rifle Volunteer Corps

ADDIS

Thomas

Private 3711, 2nd Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Died of disease at Karee Siding 5th May 1900.

ATLAY

Charles Cecil

[Spelt ATLEY in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Trooper 134, Imperial Light Horse. Severely wounded at Ladysmith 6th January 1900.

BAYLIS

H

[Spelt BAYLISS in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private 2842, 2nd Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Severely wounded 26th December 1900 near Belfast, died of wounds 28th Deceember 1900.

BAYLIS

Harvey

[Spelt BAYLISS in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Trooper 25777, 5th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry. Dangerously wounded at Witrand 2nd June 1901. Died of wounds at Kimberley 30th July 1901.

BAYNHAM

Charles

[Listed as 1st Battalion in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private, 3rd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died of disease at Johannesburg 24th February 1901

BOTHAM

John

Trooper 24735, 5th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry. Died of disease at Vryburg 16th February 1902.

BOULSTEAD

Alfred

Private, Coldstream Guards

BROCK

John Thomas

Private 1290, St. John Ambulance Brigade. Died of disease 3rd August 1900 at Johannesburg.

BROWN

George

Trooper, Imperial Yeomanry

COOK

George

Gunner, Royal Horse Artillery

CURTIS

Arthur William

Captain, 47th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Died of enteric 9 days after the relief of Ladysmith, at Ladysmith, 9th March 1900. Commemorated on the memorial in All Saints Church, Coddington. Buried in Intombi Cemetery, Ladysmith. Born 3rd March 1870. Son of Rev. G. J. Curtis., Herefordshire; husband of Mary daughter of Lieutenant S. F. C. Annesley. Educated at Haileybury, Hertfordshire. Served in the Isazai expedition 1892. Commemorated on Haileybury School Memorial, Hertfordshire.

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:

Curtis. - Capt. Arthur William Curtis, 47th Battery Royal Field Artillery, died of enteric on March 9th, 1900, at Ladysmith. He was a son of the Rev. J. G. Curtis, was born in March, 1870, and educated at Haileybury College. He entered the Royal Artillery, Feb., 1890, was promoted lieut. Feb., 1893, capt. Jan., 1900, and served in the Isazai Expedition, 1892. He married Mary, daughter of Lieut.-Gen. S. F. G. Annesley in Sept., 1898.

DAVIES

J

Private, Natal Carabineers

DAVIS

Joseph

Gunner, Royal Horse Artillery

DAVIS

Samuel

Private, King's Shropshire Light Infantry

EDWARDS

George

Trooper, Imperial Yeomanry

ELDRIDGE

Thomas

Private 5636, 2nd Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Severely wounded 1st May 1900 at Jacobsrust, died of those wounds 19th May 1900.

ELLWOOD

Michael John

[Also listed as ELWOOD] Private, Royal Army Medical Corps. Also commemorated on RAMC Memorial, Gun Hill, Aldershot.

EVANS

T

Regimental Sergeant Major 216, Pietersburg Light Horse. Killed in action 23rd March 1902 at Spelonken.

EXTON

Richard William

Trooper 38679, Damant's Horse. Died of nephritis 10th March 1901 at Springfontein.

FIGG

Henry F

Corporal, Welsh Border Battalion, Bearer Company. Rhodesian Field Force. Died of enteric 23rd May 1901 at Kimberley.

FLOYD

Robert

Private, King's Shropshire Light Infantry

FOX

Charles

Private 4377, 2nd Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). KIlled in action at Magersfontein 11th December 1899. Commemorated on 1899-1902 Memorial, Kimberley West End Cemetery and buried there.

GOODWIN

Albert

Private 1503, 2nd Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in a railway accident at Frederickstad 30th July 1900.

GRADE

William John

Sergeant, Cape Mounted Rifles

GREY

Alfred

Private, Durham Light Infantry

GRIFFITHS

John

Private, Gloucestershire Regiment

GRINDALL

Sidney Arthur

Private, King's Shropshire Light Infantry

HAINES

Fred

Corporal 2180, Cape Mounted Rifles. Killed in action 4th March 1900 at Labusch Nek.

HARDING

Albert

Private 2894, 2nd Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. Died of disease while a prisoner of war at Waterval 11th June 1900.

HARDMAN

Thomas

Private 3911, 17th Lancers. Died of wounds at Springfontein 10th April 1901.

HICKMAN

George

Sergeant 4, Welsh Border Battalion, Bearer Company, Rhodesian Field Force. Drowned near TAungs 31st January 1901.

HYDE

Joseph Albert

Corporal, South Wales Borderers

JAMES

Arthur

Corporal, Herefordshire Rifle Volunteer Corps

JEFFS

Edgar

[Listed as B JEFFS in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private 7243, 6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of disease at Bloemfontein 4th February 1901.

JENKINS

Thomas

Private 1414, 2nd Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action at Belfast, Transvaal, 8th January 1901.

JILLSON

William

Private, Worcestershire Regiment

JONES

Charles

Trooper, Imperial Yeomanry

LAMPUTT

William

Private, King's Shropshire Light Infantry

LEE

Charles

Private 7356, 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died of disease at Johannesburg 10th June 1900.

LEWIS

John Hartland

Private 5371, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died of disease 17th December 1900 at Harrismith.

LUXTON

John Harold

Sergeant 397, 7th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry. Killed in action at Vlakfontein 29th May 1901.

MOODY

Henry De Clervaulx

Captain, South Wales Borderers. Killed in action at Nooitgedacht 13th December 1900. Aged 36. Born February 1864. Son of Major-General R.C. Moody (Royal Engineers). Served Burma 1885 (medal & clasp).

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:

Moody. - Capt. Henry de Clervaulx Moody, South Wales Borderers, was killed in action at Nooitgedacht, Dec. 13th, 1900. He was the son of the late Major-Gen. R. C. Moody, R.E., was born Feb., 1864, and educated at Rugby. He entered the Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regt. in Aug., 1883, being promoted capt. March, 1892, and joined the South Wales Borderers Sept., 1894. He served in the Burmese Expedition 1885-87, with the 2nd Batt. The Queen’s, under the late Sir W. S. A. Lockhart, and received the medal with clasp. Capt. Moody had seen much service in South Africa and had been A.D.C. to Major.Gen. Clements, commanding the 12th infantry brigade from Dec., 1899. Capt. Moody was mentioned in despatches, L.G., Sept. 10th, 1901.

MORGAN

Thomas

Private, Rifle Brigade

OAKLEY

Frederick Richard

Lance Corporal, Herefordshire Rifle Volunteer Corps

PARRY

Thomas

Private 5892, 2nd Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in a railway at Frederickstad 30th July 1900.

PARTRIDGE

Reginald Gardner

Lance Corporal 1240, 5th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry. Killed in action at Putfontein 29th September 1900.

PERKINS

John

Private 7972, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died of disease at Bloemfontein 29th May 1900.

POWELL

Edward

Private 7515, 2nd Volunteer Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Died of disease 4th June 1900 at Johannesburg.

PRICE

Charles

Private 2895, 2nd Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Died of disease 12th April 1900 at Woodstock.

PRICE

William Morgan

Sapper 28101, 17th Company, Royal Engineers. Died of disease 17th February 1901 at Standerton. See also Royal Engineers Memorial, Chatham.

PRITCHARD

John Davies

Private 4424, 5th (Royal Irish) Lancers. Died of dysentery at Ladysmith 15th January 1900.

RICKETTS

George

Private 4579, 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Died of disease at Capetown 12th January 1900.

ROBSON

Frederick Dote

Sergeant 1481, 2nd Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action at Paadeberg 18th February 1900.

RUSSELL

John

Private, 4th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry

SMITH

Albert Edward

Private, Welsh Border Battalion, Bearer Company

SMITH

James Parker

Private, Herefordshire Rifle Volunteer Corps

VAUGHAN

Cecil Maury Earle

Lance Corporal, Welsh Border Battalion, Bearer Company

VICARAGE

William

[Listed as V VICARAGE in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private 2229, 2nd Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Died of disease at Naauwpoort 16th June 1900.

WALL

Charles Herbert

Private 5908, 2nd Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Died of disease at Bloemfontein 9th May 1900.

WALTERS

William Henry

Private 3968, 7th Dragoon Guards. Died of disease at Naauwpoort 7th June 1900.

WATKINS

George

[Listed as G J WATKIN in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private 2157, 2nd Battalion, Scots Guards. Died of disease at Standerton 10th October 1900.

WEBB

Thomas

Private 2286, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Missing in action, died of wounds 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Commemorated on Suffolk Hill Memorial, Colesberg, South Africa. Resident Collford. Reference in News of the World 14th January 1900. Also commemorated on Ipswich Boer War, Cambridge Boer War and Bury St Edmunds Boer War memorials

WEST

Charles

Private 2776, 2nd Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Died of disease 23rd June 1900 at Bloemfontein.

WIGMORE

Bertram

Trooper, Imperial Yeomanry

WILLIAMS

Richard

Private 2270, 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died of disease at Bloemfontein 12th April 1900.

Last updated 22 April, 2011

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