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CANTERBURY BOER WAR (SOUTH AFRICA) MEMORIAL

Boer War - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed David Hughes and Neil Clark 2006

This memorial is to be found in the Dane John Gardens. The memorial lists those men who died serving with the Buffs, the Yeomanry and the Volunteer Battalions of the Buffs. Within each section the details of the men are listed by how they died, killed in action/died of wounds or died of disease. For purposes of this page the names have been sorted into alphabetical order. The memorial itself takes the form of an obelisk rising from a panelled base with names on three sides. The front of emorial supports a pedestal with a figure of a soldier in Boer War Campaign dress, standing at ease with a slouched hat and bandolier supposedly looking towards South Africa. Regimental badges as apprpriate can be found on each face and behind the head of the soldier on the front face is a wreath. The memorial lists 300 names by Regiment, battalion and then rank and name. THe battalions covered are the 2nd, 3rd, 1st and 2nd Volunteer Battalions plus the Yeomanry. The memorial was restored in 1999 at a cost of £80,000. The bayonet on the soldiers rifle was stolen but was readded later, the culprit owned up to the theft in the local paper. The memorial was unveiled on 24th May 1904 by Field Marshal The Right Honourable Earl Roberts.

Photographs Copyright © David Hughes and Neil Clark 2006

TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY AND IN GRATEFUL
REMEMBRANCE OF THE DEVOTED AND HEROIC SERVICE
OF THE OFFICERS NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF
THE BUFFS - EAST KENT REGIMENT
AND OF THE
IMPERIAL YEOMANRY OF EAST KENT
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE COUNTRY'S CAUSE
DURING THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA 1899 - 1902
THIS MEMORIAL HAS BEEN ERECTED BY THEIR COMRADES
IN ARMS BELONGING TO EAST KENT REGIMENTS
AND BY THEIR SORROWING FRIENDS IN THE COUNTY

“Poplars Grove, Relief of Kimberley, Driefontein, Paardeberg, Transvaal, Modder River, Baakenlaagte”

Sailed on the “Gaika” 22 December 1899 and arrived in The Cape 13 January 1900 along with 2nd Gloucesters, 1st West Riding Regiment and 1st Oxford Light Infantry. Formed part of 13th Brigade under Major General C.E Knox. The 13th Brigade was attached to 6th Division under Lieutenant General Kelly-Kenny.

ABRAM

C

Sergeant, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action

ABRAMS

S

Corporal 3484, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Driefontein 10th March 1900.

ACCLETON

A

Private 3490, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease 31st May 1900 at Bloemfontein.

ADAMS

W

[Listed as Private in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Corporal 4996, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease 8th March 1901 at Springfontein.

ALDRIDGE

H

Private 795, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Died of disease at Helbron 20th May 1901.

ALLARD

J E

Private 5803, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 15th June 1900.

ARNOLD

E T

Private 5603, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Wounded 10th March 1900 at Driefontein. Died of disease 4th April 1900 at Bloemfontein. See also Dover Borough Boer War Memorial

ASHBEE

F

Private, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Killed in action

AUSTIN

Frank Curtis

Private 2778, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Kitchener's Kopje 23rd February 1900. Awarded the India General Service Medal 1895 - 1902, clasp Relief of Chitral. Joined the Buffs in January 1889. Recalled reservist, employed in Sellinge at the time of his recall. A single man. Sketch of him published 3 March 1900 in Kentish Express & Ashford News.

BAIN

E

Private 3938, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Driefontein 10th March 1900.

BAKER

H

Private, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease

BALLARD

J G

Private 2389, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Driefontein 10th March 1900.

BARNARD

R

Private 2570, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in Boer engineered train wreck while travelling between Brugspruit and Balmoral 13th February 1901.

BEARD

W C

Private, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease

BEAUMONT

H R T C

Corporal 4939, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Wounded 10th March 1900 at Driefontein. Died of disease at Netley.

BEER

C

Private 2125, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Accidentally shot dead by sentry at Brugspruit 8th December 1900, died 9th December 1900. See also Dover Borough Boer War Memorial

BERRY

A

Private 5633, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 13th June 1901.

BETTLEHEIM

Berthold

Private 5828, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Kitchener's Kopje 23rd February 1900. Father living in Montreal, Canada. A waiter in Dover. Served in the Militia joined the Buffs in January 1889. Details from Kentish Express & Ashford News 3rd March 1900.

BLACK

F S

Private 5708, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Balmoral 19th November 1900.

BLACK

W

Private 3233, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein

BLAKE

Robert Charles Sidney ffrench

Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Accidentally shot at Alkmaar 19th May 1902. Aged 21, born July 1880.

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.

Blake. - 2nd Lieut. Robert Charles Sydney ifrench Blake, 2nd Batt. East Kent Regt. (The Buffs), was killed accidentally May 19th, 1902, at Alkmaar. He was born July, 1880, educated at Eton (Mr. Donaldson's), and entering the Buffs in May, 1901, served in South Africa from the latter part of that year up to the time of his death.

BLOXSAM

H M

[Listed as A BLOXSOM in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902 and elsewhere as A BLOXHAM] Sergeant 3111, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 26th May 1900.

BONES

T R

Private 4542, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Driefontein 10th March 1900.

BOURKE

J

Private 3133, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 8th November 1900.

BOWEN

C

[Listed as A BOWEN in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private 4900, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Accidentally Shot Himself and died 30th October 1901 at Bakenlaagte.

BOWEN

T

Sergeant 3958, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Driefontein 10th March 1900.

BOWLES

G A

Corporal 7252, 1st Volunteer Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Winburg 5th March 1901. See also Dover Borough Boer War memorial

BRICE

Stephen James

Private 3168, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Paardeberg 18th February 1900. Belonged to Hackney. Enlisted in August 1890 and rejoined the colours from the reserve. Source: Kentish Express & Ashford News 3 March 1900

BRILL

A

Private 5364, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 22nd November 1900.

BROADBRIDGE

W

Private 4950, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Klerksdorp 4th July 1902.

BROWN

A

Private 1931, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Balmoral 19Th November 1900. Also listed on the Bedford Boer War Memorial

BULLOCK

C F

Private 6069, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Pretoria 23rd December 1900.

BURGESS

A

Private 6114, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Pretoria 4th February 1901.

BUSHELL

J

Lance Corporal 5411, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 19th November 1900.

BUSS

W

[Listed as Corporal on memorial] Lance Corporal 7306, 2nd Volunteer Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Winburg 2nd June 1901. Also listed on Cranbrook Memorial and Staplehurst Memorial

BUTLER

J

Private 2523, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Driefontein 10th March 1900. Also commemorated on Worthing, Sussex, Boer War Memorial

BYARD

J R

Private 3914, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 2nd June 1900.

CARLEY

J

[Listed a G CARLEY in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private 5917, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Springfontein 6th January 1901,

CARTER

P J

Corporal 3924, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease Bloemfontein, Orange River Colony

CARTER

W

Corporal 4469 or 4467, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Kimberley 20th April 1900.

CARTHEW

G J

Private 1898, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein, Orange River Colony 26th May 1900.

CHANTLER

J

[Listed as L CHANTLER in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902. Listed as Died of disease on memorial] Private 7422, 2nd Volunteer Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Accidentally dangerously wounded 6th January 1902 at Elandshoek, died of those wounds 8th January. Also listed on Cranbrook Memorial and Staplehurst Memorial

CHEQUERS

C R

Drummer, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease [There is a C CHEQUERS listed in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902, a Bugler 3 S Mounted Infantry, 1st Battalion, The Buffs, service no 6333 died of disease at Potchefstroom 20th October 1901.]

CHESSON

J

[Listed as CHESSAM in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private 5451, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein, Orange River Colony 4rd June 1900.

CHINN

R

[Listed also as H CHINN] Private 5794 or 5954, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Pretoria 15th August 1900.

CLARK

W H

Private 3282 or 3283, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Springfontein 27th June 1900.

CLAYTON

J

Private 3249, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Wounded 23rd February 1900 at Kitchener's Kopje. Belongs to Sheffield, enlisted October 1891 - Source: Kentish Express & Ashford News 3 March 1900. Killed in action at Brugspruit 10th October 1900.

COLLARD

A

Private 3004, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 10th March 1900 at Driefontein.

COLLARD

A S

[Listed as A L COLLARD in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private 4337, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Died of disease at Heilbron 14th January 1901.

COOPER

W

[Listed as Private in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Lance Corporal 6112, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 9th November 1900.

COPPINS

C D

Private 5890, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Accidentally shot himself and died at Bakenlaagte 30th October 1901.

CORLETT

Archibald John

Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action near Brakenlaagte 30th October 1901. Aged 25, born November 1875. Son of John Corlett, Esq., of Chariton Court, East Sutton, Maidstone, Kent, proprietor of the Sporting Times. Educated Sutton Valence School.

Extract from The Last Post: Roll of Officers Who Fell in South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G Dooner reprinted by Naval & Military Press

Corlett. - 2nd Lieut. Archibald John Corlett. 2nd Batt. East Kent Regt. (The Buffs), was killed in action near Brakenlaagte, 20 miles north-west of Bethel, Oct. 31st, 1901. He was the son of John Corlett, Esq., of Chariton Court, East Sutton, Maidstone, Kent, proprietor of the Sporting Times. 2nd Lieut. Corlett was born in Nov., 1875, and educated at Sutton Valence School. He went out to South Africa before the war, joined the Natal Mounted Police, and served throughout the campaign, being promoted from the ranks of the Natal Police to a commission in the Buffs in May, 1900.

COWLARD

G

Private 1567, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Pretoria 25th December 1900.

COX

G

Sergeant 4606, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Pretoria 15th May 1901.

COX

Harvey

Private 2769, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Jacobsdaal 14th February 1900. Son of Joseph Cox. Awarded the India General Service Medal 1895 - 1902, clasp Relief of Chitral. Labourer; joined the Buffs on January 3rd 1889; possessor of the medal and clasp for Chitral, 1895; father, Joseph Cox, lives at Burnt Oak, Edgeware. - Source: Kentish Express & Ashford News 24 February 1900

CRANLEY

W J

Lance Corporal, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease

CRAPNELL

A

Private 2535, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease

DATSON

H

[Listed as W DATSON in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private 3115, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 18th December 1901.

DAVIES

A J

[Listed a DAVIS in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private 5721, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Wounded at Driefontein 10th March 1900. Died of disease at Netley, Pretoria

DAVIS

F

Private 5836, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Driefontein 10th March 1900.

DAVIS

H

Private 3150, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Pretoria 3rd March 1901.

DAWSON

J H

Private 5883, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Balmoral 19th November 1900.

DOBSON

H

Private 2771, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Driefontein 10th March 1900.

DOUGHTY

H A

Private 5808, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Pretoria 20th September 1900.

DRAKE

J

Private 5557, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Naauwpoort 24th May 1900.

DURRANT

P

[Listed as B DURRANT elsewhere] Lance Corporal 5397, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein, Orange River Colony 11th April 1900.

EALES

Lionel George Nuttall

Major, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died from acute inflammation aboard the transport "Avoca", Loenco Marques, Delagoa Bay 2nd May 1902. Aged 37, born July 1864.

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.

Eales. - Major Lionel George Nutall Eales, 2nd Batt. East Kent Regt. (The Buffs), died May 2nd, 1902, at Lorenço Marques, on board the transport Avoca, from acute inflammation. Born in July, 1864, he entered the East Kent Regt. Aug., 1884, being promoted Capt April, 1893, and major May, 1901. He served with the Manipur Expedition, 1891, as Signalling Officer, being mentioned in despatches, and receiving the medal with clasp. From Nov., 1897, to July, 1901, Major Eales held the appointment of adjutant of the 1st V.B. of his Regiment at Dover. He then proceeded to South Africa and was appointed commandant at Eerste Fabreiken and afterwards at Alkmaar.

ELLIOTT

A E R

Corporal 5696, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein, Orange River Colony 24th June 1900.

EMSLEY

R

[Listed as Rifle Brigade in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private 4373, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Wounded 19th November 1900 at Balmroal, died of wounds 22nd November 1900.

ENGLEBACH

Francis Joyce

Captain, 1st Mounted Infantry Company, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action near Bothaville in fight with De Wet, De Wet lost six guns 6th November 1900. Aged 33. born October 1867. Served at Chitral 1895 (medal and bar), the Niger 1897-8 (medal and bar).

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.

Englebach. - Capt. Francis Joyce Englebach, 1st Batt. East Kent Regt. (The Buffs), was killed in action near Bothaville, Nov. 6th, 1900. He was born Oct., 1867, and served in the ranks for nearly eight years, gaining his commission in The Buffs June, 1894, being promoted lieut. May, 1897, and capt. April, 1900. He served throughout the operations of the Chitral Relief Force, under Sir Robert Low, 1895, with the 1st Batt. The Buffs, receiving the medal with clasp. He also saw service in the operations on the Niger in 1897-98, including the expedition to Siam, and received the medal with clasp. He was mentioned in despatches, L.G., Sept. 10th, 1901, for his services in South Africa.

EUSTACE

Alexander Rowland

Captain, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Driefontein 16th March 1900. Aged 40, born August 1859. Educated at Brighton College and Eton (Mr.Vidal's).

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.

Eustace. - Capt. Alexander Rowland Eustace, 2nd Batt. East Kent Regt. (The Buffs), was killed in action at Driefontein, March 16th, 1900. He was born Aug., 1859, educated at Brighton College and Eton (Mr. Vidal's), and joined the Buffs from the 2nd Brigade Scottish Division Royal Artillery July, 1882, being promoted capt. March, 1893. Capt. Eustace embarked with his battalion (which formed part of the 6th Division) for South Africa in Dec., 1899, and was present at the Battle of Paardeberg. His death is mentioned in the despatch of F.-.M. Earl Roberts, from Bloemfontein, March 15th, 1900.

FAGG

C G

Private 5218, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of at Kroonstad 2nd January 1902.

FAIRBAIRN

G

Sergeant 4348, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Died of disease at Harrismith 12th March 1901.

FAWCETT

J H E

Private, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Died of disease at Frankfort 1st Jaqnuary 1901.

FIELD

G H

Private 4408, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Died of disease at Heilbron 6th April 1901.

FIFIELD

W

Private 6183, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Pretoria 4th April 1901.

FILMER

H D

Private, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Dangerously wunded near Bothasberg 12th July 1901, died of those wounds 22nd July 1901.

FINN

H F

Quartermaster Sergeant 509, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died from enteric fever 21st May 1900 at Bloemfontein, Orange River Colony

FIRTH

[Francis] Spencer

Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of enteric (typhoid) 1st June 1900. Aged 20, born September 1879.

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.

Firth. - Lieut. Francis Spencer Firth, 2nd Batt. East Kent Regt. (The Buffs), died of enteric June 1st, 1900, at Bloemfontein. He was born Sept., 1879, educated at Malvern College, and entered the Buffs Aug. 1899. He embarked with his battalion for South Africa in Dec., 1899, and served with the Division. He was present at Klip Drift, the battle of Paardeberg, and the advance on Bloemfontein.

FRANCE

A

Private 4408, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Died of disease at Heilbron 3rd February 1901.

FRANKLIN

L

Private, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease - Note: G Franklin, Private 2659, 2nd Battalion, Buffs, died of disease at Bloemfontein 1st May 1900 - this may be one and the same.

FRIGHT

T H

[Listed as H FRIGHT in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private 6354, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at St. Helena 2nd April 1902.

FURNISH

A T

Corporal 2974, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 24th April 1900.

GARDNER

A

Private 5952, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 18th June 1901

GERKINS

F W

Private 2844, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Pretoria 5th June 1902.

GILES

A

Corporal 3901, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein, Orange River Colony 26th March 1900.

GLOVER

T

[Listed without an initial in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private 6186, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 31st October 1900.

GODFREY

A

[Listed as 2nd Battalion in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private 7280, 1st Volunteer Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 30th June 1900.

GODFREY- FAUSSETT

Fermor

Captain, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Accidentally shot himself with his revolver while lying in his bivouac; died the same evening at Paadeberg 20th February 1900. Aged 29, born September 1870.

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.

Godfrey-Faussett. - Capt. Fermor Godfrey-Faussett, 2nd Batt. East Kent Regt. (The Buffs), died at Paardeberg Feb. 20th, 1900, from the effects of an accidental gunshot wound. He was born Sept., 1870, was educated at Marlborough, and entered the Buffs from the 4th Batt. Leinster Regt. Sept., 1892, being promoted lient. July, 1895, and Capt. Nov., 1899. Capt. Godfrey-Faussett embarked for South Africa with his battalion in Dec., 1899, and served with the 6th Division in the advance to Klip Drift and Paardeberg. His name is inscribed on a tablet placed in Marlborough College Chapel in memory of all Mariburians who fell in the war.

GOLDER

J

Private 1994, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease on board SS "Roslin Castle" at Madras 30th April 1901.

GRIST

C F

Private, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Died of disease at Harrissmith 17th June 1901.

GRIST

J

[Listed as PJ GRIST in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Dangerously wounded at Tweefontein 25th December 1901, died of wounds 26th December 1901.

HAIGH

W

Private 5415, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Driefontein 10th March 1900.

HAINES

C

Private, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease

HALKE

A

[Listed as 2nd Battalion in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private 7282, 1st Volunteer Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 12th July 1900. See also Dover Borough Boer War memorial

HALL

W

Private, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Killed in action

HAMMOND

J T

[Listed as Private in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Lance Corporal 2654, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Accidentall killed at Kaalfontein 30th April 1901.

HARDING

J

Sergeant, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Killed in action

HATTON

T

Private 3413, Mounted Infantry Company, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action in Orange River Colony 27th April 1901. See also Dover Borough Boer War memorial

HAWKINS

A

Private 5188, 2nd Battalion, Mounted Infantry Company, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Orange River 14th December 1899.

HICKS

H

[Listed elsewhere as 1st Volunteer Company] Private 7362, 2nd Volunteer Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Winburg 13th January 1901. Also commemorated on the Cranbrook Memorial.

HICKS

R D

Private 6253, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Waterval Onder 22nd November 1901.

HOLDAWAY

A

Private 5822, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 28th June 1900.

HOLDSTOCK

G

Private 3587, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Driefontein 10th March 1900.

HOOK

F J

Private 5780, 27th Mounted Infantry, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Newcastle, Natal 20th January 1902.

HOPKINS

W J

Private 29392, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Killed in action at Tweefontein 25th December 1901.

HOPPER

S

Private, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 22nd June 1901.

HOPPERTON

H

[Listed as 12th Battalion in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Died of disease at Kroonstad 25th May 1901.

HORFORD

W

Private, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Died of wounds or from disease

HORNE

W R

Lance Corporal 5958, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Blamoral 19th November 1900.

HUCKSTEPP

T

Private 2854, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at sea. Resided Ashford

HUGHES

Arthur

[Also listed as a Colour Sergeant] Corporal 3068, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Missing in action, prisoner of war at Ramah 11th February 1900. Died of disease at a later date. Next of kin - Mrs C E Hughes, 25 Tisbury Road, Hove, Brighton. Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.), Mention in Dispatches, India General Service Medal 1895 - 1902, clasp Relief of Chitral. Baker by trade. Source: Kentish Express & Ashford News 24 February 1900.

HUNT

D

Sergeant 3518, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Driefontein 10th March 1900.

IGGLESDEN

G

Private, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease

JARVIS

H

Private 5512, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of enteric fever (typhoid) at Kroonstad 13th July 1900.

JEZARD

F

[Listed as JEZZARD Volunteer Company, 2nd Battalion in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private, 1st Volunteer Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Winburg 17th May 1901,

JOHNINGS

T J

[Also spelt JOHNNINGS and Listed asVolunteer Company, 2nd Battalion in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Lance Corporal 7290, 1st Volunteer Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of enteric fever (typhoid) at Kroonstad 25th June 1900..

JOHNS

F A

[Listed as Lance Sergeant in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Corporal 4055, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds at Driefontein, of wounds received at Driefontein, 10th March 1900.

JONES

A E

[Listed as Lance Corporal in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private 5220, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 11th April 1900.

JONES

P

Private 5745, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Balmoral 19th November 1900.

JONES

W S

Private, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at St. Helena 23rd April 1902.

KELSEY

H B

Sergeant, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Died of wounds or from disease

KEMP

E

[Alias BULLOCK] Private 3139, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Militia Reservist attached from the 5th, Rifle Brigade. Killed in an attack on his blockhouse at East Railway Bridge at Balmoral 7th February 1901.

KEMP

G E

Private 5508, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein.

KENT

G

Private 5508, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 18th May 1900.

KIRBY

A W

Sergeant 3643, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Driefontein 10th March 1900.

KNIGHT

S

Private 6045, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Johannesberg 6th November 1901.

KNOTT

F

Private 22740, Base, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Died of disease at Elandsfontein 13th April 1902.

LAMBERT

C

Private, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease - Note: T LAMBERT, Private 5913, 3rd Buffs, died of disease at Springfontein 23rd June 1900.

LAMBERT

W

[Listed as Sergeant in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private 734, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Springfontein 29th December 1900.

LEAR

H

Corporal 4806, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at sea 21st July 1900.

LEE

A

Private 6000, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Accidentally shot himself and died at Bakenlaagte 30th October 1901.

LEWNS

F

Private, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Died of wounds or from disease

LITTLEJOHN

E

Lance Corporal 4731, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds at Driefontein 23rd April 1900, of wounds received at Driefontein 10th March 1900.

LOCKHART

T

Private 2919, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Pretoria 24th January 1901.

LONG

J

Private 687, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein

LOVE

C E

Private 5914, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Accidentally shot himself and died at Bakenlaagte 30th October 1901.

LYNDS

E

Private 6019, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Pretoria 23rd November 1901.

MALLION

J

Private 2865, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Missing in action 21st May 1900 at Bloemfontein, reported killed by the Church of England.

MANSFIELD

W

Private 4620, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died from disease at Pretoria 7th January 1901.

MARSHALL

A

Private 3489, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 23rd April 1900.

MARTIN

A

Private 5716, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Accidentally drowned at Bloemspruit 17th October 1900.

McDONALD

B

Private, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease

MERCER

J

Private 4508, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds at Johannesberg 1st January 1901, dangerously wounded at Modderfontein 28th December 1900.

MIDDLETON

E

Private 2585, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Pretoria 29th December 1900.

MILLER

J

Private 3560, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Driefontein 10th March 1900.

MILLOY

W

[Listed Lance Corporal in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private 1060, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Pretoria 10th November 1900.

MILLS

A

Private 5710, 5th Mounted Infantry Company, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action near Reitz 27th May 1901.

MINTER

E A

Private 4197, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Driefontein 10th March 1900.

MITTEN

C

Private 5937, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Pretoria 30th April 1902.

MOORE

A

Private 2166, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Netley.

MOORE

B

Private 4443, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Died of disease at Frankfort 1st January 1901.

MOORE

R

Private 5060, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 30th April 1901.

MORGAN

A P

Private 5973, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Driefontein 10th March 1900. Also on Willenhall Boer War, Staffordshire

MUMFORD

H

[Listed as MUNFORD elsewhere] Private 3346, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Wounded at Bakenlaagte 30th October 1901, later died from those wounds.

MUMMERY

E

Corporal 20560, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Died of disease at Newcastle 5th April 1902.

MURPHY

E

Private 6274, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Brakenlaagte 30th October 1901.

NETHERSOLE

J W

[Listed as NETHERSALE in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private 2843, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 20th April 1900.

NICHOLSON

W R

[Listed as Driver in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Drummer 5917, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Pretoria 18th May 1901.

OLIVER

L M

[Listed on memorial as Second Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action] Second Lieutenant, 6th Draggons. Killed in action near Heilbon 30th November 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.

Oliver. - 2nd Lieut. L. M. Oliver, 6th Dragoons, was killed in action near Heilbron, Nov. 30th, 1901. He was the only son of Mrs. Oliver, of Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, was born in 1881, and educated privately. He first entered the 3rd Batt. of the Buffs (East Kent Regiment), Feb., 1900, in which he served in South Africa till Oct., 1901, when he was granted a commission in the 6th Inniskilling Dragoons, a few weeks before he was killed.

ORCHIN

P J

Private 21142, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Killed in action at Tweefontein 25th December 1901.

PADWICK

W F

Private 3510, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died from enteric fever (typhoid) at Kroonstad 31st August 1900.

PARISH

M T

[Listed as 14th Battalion in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private 4492, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Killed in action near Golden Gate 5th June 1901.

PARKES

W H

Private, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease

PAYNE

John

[Listed elsewhere as 1st Volunteer Company] Private 7348, 2nd Volunteer Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Cape Town 29th May 1901. Also commemorated on Cranbrook Memorial

PEARSE

F C

[Listed as PEARCE in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Springfontein 21st December 1900.

PECKHAM

A

Private, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action died of wounds

PERKINS

E

Private 5685, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 8th May 1901.

PERT

W

Private 2449, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Wounded at Paardeberg 18th February 1900. Awarded India General Service Medal 1895 - 1902, clasp Relief of Chitral. Belongs to Tunbridge Wells, enlisted in February 1888. Killed in action or died of wounds. Source: Kentish Express & Ashford News 3 March 1900

PHILPOT

M

Private 5191, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at St Helena 27th February 1902.

PHILPOTT

F

Private 5624, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 3rd April 1900.

PINCOTT

G

Sergeant 4836, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Hountenbeck near Eensgevonden 8th August 1901.

PLUCK

G

Private 2873, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 9th June 1900.

POTTER

Frank

Private 7467, 2nd Volunteer Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Winburg 5th May 1901. Also commemorated on Cranbrook Memorial

POTTER

J

Lance Corporal 6288, 11th Mount Infantry Company, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Middelburg 15th January 1902.

PRICE

H

[Listed as N J PRICE in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private 3181, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 10th April 1900.

PRIOR

C

Private 4037, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Brugspruit 22nd December 1900.

RICHARDSON

F

Private 6101, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Accidentally shot himself and died at Bakenlaagte 30th October 1901.

RICHARDSON

M

Private 5485, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 28th April 1900.

ROGERS

F

Private 5402, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Wounded at Driefontein 10th March 1900, died of wounds received.

ROWAN

F

Sergeant 4261, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Accidentally shot himself and died at Bakenlaagte 30th October 1901.

RUSSELL

E T

Private 1017, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease on board SS "Gaika".

RYAN

A

Corporal 5790, Mounted Infantry Company, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). As a Lance Corporal wounded at Driefontein 10th March 1900. As Corporal accindentally wounded and died of those wounds 21st September 1901.

SAMSON

A

Private, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease

SANTER

G F

Private, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease

SAUNDERS

C

Private 5436, Mounted Infantry, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds received near Pretoria 26th May 1900.

SAUNDERS

J

Private 3092, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 10th May 1900.

SHEPHERD

J

Private, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 1st March 1901.

SHEPPARD

W

[Listed both as SHEPHERD and SHEPPARD in different documents] Private 2981, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Driefontein 10th March 1900.

SHERWOOD

L

Private 5934, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Pretoria 20th March 1901.

SILLICK

R A

Private 3546, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Pretoria 4th January 1901.

SKINNER

C

Private 5614, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds at Driefontein 27th March 1900, received at Driefontein 10th March 1900.

SLEEMAN

W H

Private 6008, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease 2nd April 1900.

SMITH

C R

Private, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Died of wounds or from disease

SOLE

E

Private, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Died of wounds or from disease

SPINNER

C E

Lance Corporal 1198, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Germiston 12th November 1900.

STANFORD

W H

Private 3370, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Driefontein 10th March 1900.

STEER

H A

Private 3878, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Pretoria 26th December 1900.

SUCKLING

J

Sergeant 3086, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 4th June 1900.

SULLIVAN

J W

Private 5930, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein.

SUTTON

F

Private 1775, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 3rd June 1900.

SWAN

F

[Listed as T or W elsewhere] Colour Sergeant 1697, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action Balmoral 19th November 1900.

SWIFT

F J

[Listed as F and J in various places] Private 5532 or 5582, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Wounded 18th February 1900 at Paardeberg. Belongs to Dalston, enlisted May 1898. Source: Kentish Express & Ashford News 3 March 1900. Died of wounds at Paardeberg 27th February 1900.

TATTERSHALL

H

[Listed as A or H dependent on source] Private, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 11th March 1900 at Driefontein of wounds received 10th March at Driefontein.

THOMPSON

E

Private 4276 or 1276, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 15th April 1900.

THOMPSON

U F

Sergeant, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease

TIMMS

E

[Listed as J TIMMS in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Lance Corporal 5746, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 30th December 1900.

TODD

J

Colour Sergeant 2261, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Paardeberg 18th February 1900. Son of E Todd of Brighton. Married man formerly of the Royal Sussex Regiment. Sketch of him published 10th March 1900. Source: Kentish Express & Ashford News 3rd March 1900.

TYLER

A E

Private 5638, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Accidentally shot dead by sentry at Wilge River 24th July 1901.

VERTUE

Naunton Henry

Captain, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Spion Kop 24th January 1900. Aged 37.

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

Vertue. - Capt. Naunton Henry Vertue, p.s.c., East Kent Regt., was killed in action at Spion Kop, in the operations on the Upper Tugela, on Jan. 24th, 1900. He was born in Jan., 1863, educated at Clifton and entered the East Kent Regt. Feb., 1884, being promoted lieut. May, 1890, and capt. March, 1893. He was adjutant of his battalion from May, 1890, to May, 1894, and served as A.D.C. to the Brigadier-Gen. commanding in Ceylon from March, 1897, to Jan., 1899. At the time of his death, Capt. Vertue held the appointment of Brigade-Major to the 11th Infantry Brigade in South Africa, commanded by Major-Gen. Woodgate. Capt. Vertue was mentioned in despatches, L.G., Feb. 8th, 1901.

WALKER

I R

Private, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease

WARD

F E

Private 27429, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Dangerously wounded 25th December 1901, died of those wounds 8th January 1902.

WATERS

J D

[Listed as with no initial in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Sergeant 2908, Mounted Infantry, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Winburg 5th May 1900.

WATSON

M

Private, 2nd Volunteer Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 9th June 1900.

WATTS

T E

Private 5024, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds at Paardeberg 23rd February 1900. Son of W Watts, Cromwell Road, Tunbridge Wells, his address given as 4 Edward Street, Southborough. Enlisted March 1896. Extracts of a letter from the front published together with a sketch. Source Kentish Express & Ashford News 3rd March 1900 and 10th March 1900

WEBB

Alfred

Private 3434, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Klip Drift 16th February 1900. Awarded India General Service Medal 1895-1902, clasps Relief of Chitral & Punjab Frontier 1897-98. Belonged to Canterbury and was a married man. Enlisted in june 1891 and rejoined from the reserve. Source: Kentish Express & Ashford News 3rd March 1900.

WEBB

C W

Private, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease

WELLS

F

Private 2764, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Cape Town 7th April 1900. Commemorated on Woodstock Cemetery Memorial, Cape Town.

WELLS

R

Private 3040, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Wounded at Kitchener's Kopje 23rd February 1900. Awarded India General Service Medal 1895 - 1902, clasp Relief of Chitral. Native of Henfield, Sussex. Enlisted January 1890. Source: Kentish Express & Ashford News 3rd March 1900. Died of disease at Netley date Unknown.

WHELAN

R

Private 5113, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Waterval Onder 4th May 1902.

WICKS

W

Private 3720 or 3750, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died ofrom neteric fever (typhoid) at Kroonstad 1st July 1900.

WIGNELL

S

[Listed as WIGNALL in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private 4244, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 15th June 1900.

WILDASH

J H

[Listed as I WILDASH in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private 4391, Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry (33rd Company, 11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry). Died of disease at Kroonstad 16th February 1901.

WILLEY

S

Private 2963, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds at Balmoral 18th December 1900, received on 19th November 1900 at Balmoral.

WILLIAMS

T

Private 4303, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 25th August 1900.

WILSON

E

Corporal 3400, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 10th March 1900 at Driefontein.

WIMBLE

W

[Listed elsewhere as 1st Volunteer Company and as M WIMBLE in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] ] Private 7358, 2nd Volunteer Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 18th May 1900. Also listed on Cranbrook Memorial and Staplehurst Memorial

WOODS

W J

Private 5296, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease Springfontein 18th Febuary 1901.

WOOLLEY

W T

[Listed as WOOLEY in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Lance Corporal 4673, Mounted Infantry Company, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds at Orange River 14th December 1899.

WRAIGHT

H

Private 4509, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein.

YOUNG

T W

Private, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease

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