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NAVAL BOER WAR MEMORIAL, ELANDSLAAGTE, SOUTH AFRICA

Boer War - Detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Martin Edwards 2010

The Elandslaagte Naval South African War memorial takes the form of a brick obelisk built by the South African War Graves Board in 1985. There are 164 names listed on the memorial by their regiment/service. The names here have been sorted into alphabetical order for ease of research and reading.

Photographs Copyright © Brian Kaighin 2010

1899 - 1902

IN MEMORY OF BRITISH OFFICERS
AND MEN WHO DIED IN FIELD HOSPITALS
AND ORIGINALLY BURIED AT
MODDERSPRUIT SUNDAY'S RIVER,
WESSELSNEK AND WASCHBANK AND NOW LIE
BURIED HERE AT ELANDSLAAGTE NAVAL CEMETERY

"THE ETERNAL GOD IS THY DWELLING PLACE
AND UNDERNEATH ARE THE EVERLASTING ARMS"

DEUT. 33:27

ELANDSLAAGTE
ERECTED BY THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR GRAVES BOARD 1985

ALT G
Bearer, Imperial Bearer Corps. Died
ANDERSON  J
Corporal 25297, 17 Company (Field), Royal Engineers. Died of Enteric on 21 April 1900 at Elandslaagte. Awarded the Ashanti Medal 1895.
ANDREWS W
Private, 1st Royal, Dragoons. Died
ANSELL F
Private 1125, 2nd Battalion, The Duke Of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died from Dysentery on 15 April 1900 at Elandslaagte.
ASHBY A E
Corporal 2017, 2nd Battalion, The Duke Of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died of Dysentery on 29 April 1900 at Elandslaagte. See also Coombe Hill, Buckinghamshire
AVERILL E
Private, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died
BAKER A
Trooper, Thorneycrofts Mounted Infantry. Died
BEASLEY A
Quartermaster Sergeant, Royal Artillery. Died
BELOHER R
Able Seaman, H.M.S. Philomel, Royal Navy. Died
BENNETT A
Private, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died
BICKFORD W
Private, Devonshire Regiment. Died
BOSSDETT H
Bombardier, Royal Artillery. Died
BOTHWELL W
Private, Gordon Highlanders. Died
BOWEN W
Private, Manchester Regiment. Died
BOWRING G
Private, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died
BROCKLEHURST H
Private, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died
BROWN H J
Bombardier, Royal Artillery. Died
BRYAN B
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
BURNHAM W
Driver, Royal Artillery. Died
BUTLER J S
Lance Corporal, East Surrey Regiment. Died
CARPENTER E
Private, Somerset Light Infantry. Died
CARTER F
Private, Rifle Brigade. Died
CHADWICK  
Private, West Yorkshire Regiment. Died
CHALK W
Corporal, Army Service Corps. Died
CHANDLER G
Trooper, South African Light Horse. Died
CHARLES W
Sapper, Royal Engineers. Died
CHESTER  
Sergeant, East Surrey Regiment. Died
COLDWELL F
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
COLE J
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
CONOLLY R
Colour Sergeant, Middlesex Regiment. Died
COOKE H
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
COTTON D
Private, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died
CRONE J
Private, Border Regiment. Died
CROSS J
Private, Somerset Light Infantry. Died
CROUCH H
Private, 1st Royal, Dragoons. Died
CURTIS S
Private, Border Regiment. Died
DAVIS W
Lance Corporal, Border Regiment. Died
DAWSON J
Private, Leicestershire Regiment. Died
DAYS S W
Private, 1st Royal, Dragoons. Died
DEWHURST E
Private, Manchester Regiment. Died
DIXON J
Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Died
DOHERTY A
Private, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Died
DOWLER G
Private, Connaught Rangers. Died
DOWN W
Private, Devonshire Regiment. Died
DUNKLEY A E
Lance Corporal, Leicestershire Regiment. Died
EASSON D
Private, Gordon Highlanders. Died
ENTICKNAP A
Driver, Army Service Corps. Died
FARQUHAR A
Private, Liverpool Regiment. Died
FINNEGAN J
Private, Manchester Regiment. Died
FISHER J
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
FISKE H
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
FLETCHER G
Private, 13th, Hussars. Died
FOSBERRY A E
Private, Royal West Surrey Regiment (The Queens). Died
FOSTER J
Private, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died
FRANCIS E
Trumpeter, Army Service Corps. Died
GADSBY H
Corporal, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
GARDINER  
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
GARDINER O
Private, Middlesex Regiment. Died
GILL R
Private, Connaught Rangers. Died
GOODMAN W
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
GOUGH R
Private, Connaught Rangers. Died
GOWIE E
Lance Corporal, Royal Engineers. Died
HALL F
Sergeant, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died
HAMMOND W
Driver, Royal Artillery. Died
HAND G
Private, 1st Royal, Dragoons. Died
HARMAN C
Drummer, Border Regiment. Died
HARRISON T
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
HAWES E
Private, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died
HAWKINS E
Private, 1st Royal, Dragoons. Died
HAWKINS W
Private, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died
HEAL J
Private, Somerset Light Infantry. Died
HEATH S
Private, 13th, Hussars. Died
HICKLING A
Private, Royal Lancaster Regiment. Died
HISCOCK J
Corporal, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
HODGINS S
Private, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Died
HOLLIS J
Corporal, Royal Artillery. Died
HOWARTH  
Private, Border Regiment. Died
HOWLETT S
Private, East Surrey Regiment. Died
HULL C
Private, East Surrey Regiment. Died
HUNTER T
Private, Royal Fusiliers. Died
HUTCHINSON G
Trooper, Thorneycrofts Mounted Infantry. Died
IDDENDEN J
Private, 1st Royal, Dragoons. Died
JOHNSON T
Lance Corporal, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
KEEFE J
Sapper, Royal Engineers. Died
KEELAN P
Private, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died
KELLY C
Private, York and Lancaster Regiment. Died
KENTON T
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
LARGE F
Lance Corporal, Military Foot Police. Died
LAWRENCE Samuel
Captain, 2nd Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died of dysentry 18 April 1900. Aged 30. Born March 1870.
LAWRIE H
Trooper, Bethunes Mounted Infantry. Died
LEADER J
Private, Leicestershire Regiment. Died
LEGATT B
Lieutenant, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died
LEGGATT A
Private, Royal Fusiliers. Died
LLOYD J
Lance Corporal, Manchester Regiment. Died
MARSH S
Private, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died
MATHEWS A
Driver, Army Service Corps. Died
MAYBURY H
Private, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died
McGARRY T
Colour Sergeant, Connaught Rangers. Died
McKINNON J
Gunner, Royal Artillery. Died
MEAKEN T
Private, York and Lancaster Regiment. Died
MILES H
Private, 13th, Hussars. Died
MITCHELL W
Private, 1st Royal, Dragoons. Died
MOORE H
Private, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died
MORAN P
Gunner, Royal Artillery. Died
MOULSON L
Gunner, Royal Artillery. Died
MYERS W
Private 3436, 2nd Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died of dysentery 20 March
NOLAN W
Private, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Died
NORTON J
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
NUNN J
Gunner, Royal Artillery. Died
OLIVER W
Driver, Royal Artillery. Died
PALMER W
Trooper, South African Light Horse. Died
PARKER F
Bombardier, Royal Artillery. Died
PARKINSON J
Able Seaman, H.M.S. Philomel, Royal Navy. Died
PEASGOOD A
Private, Leicestershire Regiment. Died
PENDING D
Private, Somerset Light Infantry. Died
PERKIN S
Gunner, Royal Artillery. Died
PERRIOR F
Private, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died
PILLEY H
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
PINE W
Private, Devonshire Regiment. Died
PIPER G
Private, Devonshire Regiment. Died
RABBITT  
Shoeing Smith, Royal Artillery. Died
RADFORD F
Private, Devonshire Regiment. Died
RALSTON J
Private 6304, 2nd Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died of dysentery 14 March
RAMSDEN F
Private, 13th, Hussars. Died
RANKIN J
Private, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died
READE W
Driver, Royal Artillery. Died
RICHARDSON G
Private, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died
ROBINSON W
Private, Liverpool Regiment. Died
ROCHE J
Private, 13th, Hussars. Died
SALT George [Edmund Stevenson]

Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died of enteric 3 April 1900. Aged 27. Born February 1873. Son of Sir Thomas Salt, of Stafford.

Extract from The Last Post: Roll of Officers Who Died In South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G. Dooner:

Salt—Lieut. George Edmund Stevenson Salt, 1st Batt.. Royal Welsh Fusiliers, died of enteric April 3rd, 190o, at Modder Spruit, near Ladysmith. He was the third son of Sir Thomas and Lady Salt, of Weeping Cross, Stafford. Lieut. Salt was born in Feb., 1873, and educated at Charterhouse. He entered the Royal Welsh Fusiliers in Dec., 1895, being promoted lieut. March, 1898. He accompanied his battalion to South Africa in Oct., 1899, and served with the Ladysmith Relief Force, He was present at the battle of Colenso and the subsequent fighting on the Tugela. His name is inscribed on the tablet in the War Memorial Cloister at Charterhouse.

SAYER P
Private, East Surrey Regiment. Died
SCHELTS C
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
SCOTT W
Private, Middlesex Regiment. Died
SEYMORE W
Private, Royal West Surrey Regiment (The Queens). Died
SHADE J
Private, East Surrey Regiment. Died
SHAILOR G
Private, 13th, Hussars. Died
SLEE J
Private, Border Regiment. Died
SMALE W
Private, Devonshire Regiment. Died
SMITH J
Lance Corporal, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Died
SMITH J G
Lance Corporal, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died
SMITH W
Private, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died
STANBRIDGE H
Private, Rifle Brigade. Died
STOCKTON A
Private, Somerset Light Infantry. Died
STONE W A
Private, Devonshire Regiment. Died
STREET  
Sergeant, Royal West Surrey Regiment (The Queens). Died
THACKER  
Private, Royal West Surrey Regiment (The Queens). Died
UNDERWOOD H
Corporal, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died
WADE H
Bombardier, Royal Artillery. Died
WALLIS J R
Sergeant, Royal Artillery. Died
WANLESS A
Private, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died
WARREN W J [Y]
Captain, Volunteer Company, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of dysentry 8 May 1900 at Modder Spruit.

Extract from The Last Post: Roll of Officers Who Died In South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G. Dooner:

Warren.—Capt. W. J. Y. Warren, Volunteer Co. King's Royal Rifle Corps, died of dysentery at Modder Spruit, May, 8th, 1900. He had held the rank of capt. in the 2nd City of London Volunteer Rifle Corps from Oct., 1895, and had qualified in all military subjects, having passed the School of Instruction, and examinations in musketry, signalling, etc. On March 28th, 190o, he was appointed to serve with the line battalion in South Africa with the rank of capt. in the army, and at once proceeded to South Africa and served there till his death. A tablet of brass and alabaster to his memory and that of his comrades who fell in the war, has been erected at the headquarters of the 2nd City of London Rifles, Farringdon Road.

WARWICK J
Bombardier, Royal Artillery. Died
WARWICK J
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
WASSELL  
Private, Royal West Surrey Regiment (The Queens). Died
WATHER W H
Sergeant, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died
WEIR W
Lance Corporal, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Died
WEST C
Petty Officer, H.M.S. Forte, Royal Navy. Died
WHATMAN S
Private, 13th, Hussars. Died
WILKS F
Able Seaman, H.M.S. Philomel, Royal Navy. Died
WILLIAMS  
Private, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died
WINTON J
Private, Liverpool Regiment. Died
WOOD B
Private, York and Lancaster Regiment. Died
WOOD J
Private, West Yorkshire Regiment. Died
WOODWARD A C
Corporal, Rifle Brigade. Died

TEN UNKNOWN BRITISH SOLDIERS

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