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HERTFORD BOER WAR MEMORIAL

Boer War - Detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © 2006 Martin Edwards

The Hertford Boer War Memorial is located on the side of the Hertford Library and School of Art at Old Cross, Hertford. The names listed are of all those who volunteered and fought in South Africa during 1899-1902, those who died are listed in blocks separate from those who served. There are 101 names, 3 of whom died. The memorial was constructed by Messrs. W Andrews and Sons and is in the for of a stone plaque within a Gothic Arch. The details are broken down into three sections with names in alphabetical order within each; these sections are 4th Battalion, The Bedfordshire Regiment (Hertfordshire Militia), Hertfordshire Imperial Yeomanry and 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, The Bedfordshire Regiment. For ease of searching the details here have been sorted into alphabetical order.

Borough of Hertford - South African War 1899-1902
In recognition of the loyalty of the Hertford men who volunteered and were accepted for active service in South Africa. This tablet has been placed here by the Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of this borough.

ACRES

W

Drummer, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

ADAMS

H [W]

Private 7758, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of disease at Senekal 13th June 1900. See also Bedford Boer War.

ANSELL

C

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

ARCHER

J

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

ARCHER

T

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

ASHTON

W

Corporal, Hertfordshire, Imperial Yeomanry. Served.

AUYS

H

Sergeant Major Tailor, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

BAILEY

A W

Private, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

BAILEY

H

Private, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

BARBROOK

G

Sergeant, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

BOND

W

Sergeant Major, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

BONUS

G

Corporal, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

BRIDGETT

T

Sergeant, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

BRYANT

W J

Private, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

BUCKLE

C

Colour Sergeant, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

BULLEY

W

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

CALWAY

P

Private, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

CAMP

T

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

CANNON

D

Corporal, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

CARDING

B

Sergeant, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

CHAPMAN

S

Sergeant, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

CLARK

D

Sergeant Inst of Musk, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

CLAYDON

H

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

CLIPSON

A

Colour Sergeant, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

COLES

W S

Sergeant Major, Hertfordshire, Imperial Yeomanry. Served.

COLLET

H

Lieutenant, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

COOK

W

Drummer, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

COOTE

H

Colour Sergeant, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

CROSSMAN

A

Colour Sergeant, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

DARBY

J C

Private, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

DAY

E

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

DUNNAGE

H

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

EPHGRAVES

A

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

FITZJOHN

J

Lance Corporal, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

GINN

G

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

HAGGAR

A

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

HALFHIDE

W

Private, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

HARMAN

H

Drummer, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

HEWITT

E

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

HICKSON

A

Sergeant, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

HILL

W

[Listed as HILLS W on Bedford Boer War] Private 3946, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia)(Mounted Infantry), Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of disease at Kimberley 23rd December 1901. See also Bedford Boer War.

IZZARD

R

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

IZZARD

W

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

JONES

W

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

KNIGHTLY

J

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

LEWIS

W

Drummer, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

MARDELL

E

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

MATTON

G

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

MCCAFFRY

R

Sergeant, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

MERRYWEATHER

A R

Drummer, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

MILES

D

Private, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

MITCHELL

G

Corporal, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

MOLE

W

Quartermaster Sergeant, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

MORRIS

E

Sergeant, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

NEALE

A E

Private, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

NORTON

A

Private, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

NUNN

W

Private, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

OAKMAN

T

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

OPENSHAW

A

Private, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

PAGE

F

Corporal, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

PAPWORTH

F

Sergeant, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

PAYNE

J

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

PEET

A W

Private, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

PENN

W

Colour Sergeant, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

PETCH

F

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

PILGRIM

J

Private, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

PORDEN

F

Drummer, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

RANSON

W J

Private, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

REED

W

Bugler, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

REEVE

W F

Private, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

RICHARDSON

J

Lieutenant and Quartermaster, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

SAPSED

J

Sergeant, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

SAVILL

A

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

SCOTT

A

Private, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

SELF

G

Private, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

SHAMBROOK

F

Sergeant Inst of Musk, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

SHEFFIELD

H

Colour Sergeant, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

SHEPHERD

N

Colour Sergeant, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

SMITH

E

Private, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

SMITH

T

Drummer, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

SPONG

W

Quartermaster Sergeant, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

STOCKER

W

Colour Sergeant, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

STOREY

E

Corporal, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

STREET

G

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

STREET

J

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

SUTTON

B

Colour Sergeant, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

THODY

E

Corporal, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

TINKER

H

Sergeant, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

TRETHEWY

A

Lieutenant, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

TUTTON

C

Private, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

VIGUS

C

Corporal, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

WALDRON

W

Sergeant Drummer, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

WARD

A

Private 3259, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of disease at Mafeking 15th February 1901. See also Bedford Boer War.

WEBB

J

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

WELLS

James

Corporal, Hertfordshire, Imperial Yeomanry. Served.

WELLS

John

Sergeant, Hertfordshire, Imperial Yeomanry. Served.

WHARF

G

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

WHELAN

E

Colour Sergeant, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

WHITEHORN

W

Corporal, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

WILSON

F

Drummer, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

WRIGHT

C

Private, 1st (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

WRIGHT

H

Private, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

YOUNGMAN

C

Drummer, 4th Battalion (Hertfordshire Militia), Bedfordshire Regiment. Served.

Last updated 15 February, 2006

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