Ministry of Defence
Ministry of Defence

Lest We Forget
British Legion
The Royal British Legion

DEANSHANGER SOUTH AFRICAN (WAR) MEMORIAL

South African War - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2016

The Deanshanger memorial is to be found in the Holy Trinity Churchyard, Church Lane, Deanshanger. It takes the form of a four-stepped square base surmounted directly by a square sectioned cross with crucifixion of Christwith the inscription on the base ground step. There are fifteen names of the men who died in World War 1 from the village. There are also seven names listed for World War 2.

Extract from Buckingham Advertiser and Free Press - Saturday 2 April 1921, page 3:

DEANSHANGER.

The Deanshanger South African War memorial is to be found within the Deanshanger Conservative Club, Church Lane, Deanshanger and takes the form of a brass plaque inscribed with a dedication and list of six names. The names here have been sorted into alphabetical order.

Photograph Courtesy of Graham Thorpe 2022

THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY THE DEANSHANGER DISTRICT CONSERVATIVE ASSOCIATION
IN MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING WHO FELL DURING THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1900 TO 1903.

ANDREWS J

Private 1334, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of disease at Kimberley 5 December 1900. Aged 35.

BENNETT Edward Mason Brett

Sergeant 29, 37th (Buckinghamshire) Company, 10th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry. Died of enteric at Boshoff 16 May 1900. Aged 29.

BULL H J

Private 4202, 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles served with Mounted Infantry. Died of disease at Heilbron 4 February 1901. Aged 24.

COOPER G

Private 7190, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died at Winburg 17 June 1900. Aged 30.

JELLY A E

Corporal, Imperial Yeomanry. Died at Klerksdorf 18 January 1902. Aged 28.

ROBINSON J

Private 1458, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of disease at Mafeking 27 October 1900. Aged 37.

Last updated 15 March, 2022

Friends of the War Memorials
War Memorials Trust
Main page
Commonweath War Graves Commission
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Copyright © Roll-of-Honour.com 2002- | GDPR Cookies
Email: webmaster@roll-of-honour.com