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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 memoril.

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

WEST C
Petty Officer, H.M.S. Forte, Royal Navy. Died
BELOHER R
Able Seaman, H.M.S. Philomel, Royal Navy. Died
PARKINSON J
Able Seaman, H.M.S. Philomel, Royal Navy. Died
WILKS F
Able Seaman, H.M.S. Philomel, Royal Navy. Died
BEASLEY A
Quartermaster Sergeant, Royal Artillery. Died
WALLIS J R
Sergeant, Royal Artillery. Died
RABBITT  
Shoeing Smith, Royal Artillery. Died
HOLLIS J
Corporal, Royal Artillery. Died
BOSSDETT H
Bombardier, Royal Artillery. Died
BROWN H J
Bombardier, Royal Artillery. Died
PARKER F
Bombardier, Royal Artillery. Died
WADE H
Bombardier, Royal Artillery. Died
WARWICK J
Bombardier, Royal Artillery. Died
McKINNON J
Gunner, Royal Artillery. Died
MORAN P
Gunner, Royal Artillery. Died
MOULSON L
Gunner, Royal Artillery. Died
NUNN J
Gunner, Royal Artillery. Died
PERKIN S
Gunner, Royal Artillery. Died
BURNHAM W
Driver, Royal Artillery. Died
HAMMOND W
Driver, Royal Artillery. Died
OLIVER W
Driver, Royal Artillery. Died
READE W
Driver, Royal Artillery. Died
ANDERSON  
Corporal, Royal Engineers. Died
GOWIE E
Lance Corporal, Royal Engineers. Died
CHARLES W
Sapper, Royal Engineers. Died
KEEFE J
Sapper, Royal Engineers. Died
ANDREWS W
Private, 1st Royal, Dragoons. Died
CROUCH H
Private, 1st Royal, Dragoons. Died
DAYS S W
Private, 1st Royal, Dragoons. Died
HAND G
Private, 1st Royal, Dragoons. Died
HAWKINS E
Private, 1st Royal, Dragoons. Died
IDDENDEN J
Private, 1st Royal, Dragoons. Died
MITCHELL W
Private, 1st Royal, Dragoons. Died
FLETCHER G
Private, 13th, Hussars. Died
HEATH S
Private, 13th, Hussars. Died
MILES H
Private, 13th, Hussars. Died
RAMSDEN F
Private, 13th, Hussars. Died
ROCHE J
Private, 13th, Hussars. Died
SHAILOR G
Private, 13th, Hussars. Died
WHATMAN S
Private, 13th, Hussars. Died
STREET  
Sergeant, Royal West Surrey Regiment (The Queens). Died
FOSBERRY A E
Private, Royal West Surrey Regiment (The Queens). Died
SEYMORE W
Private, Royal West Surrey Regiment (The Queens). Died
THACKER  
Private, Royal West Surrey Regiment (The Queens). Died
WASSELL  
Private, Royal West Surrey Regiment (The Queens). Died
HICKLING A
Private, Royal Lancaster Regiment. Died
HUNTER T
Private, Royal Fusiliers. Died
LEGGATT A
Private, Royal Fusiliers. Died
FARQUHAR A
Private, Liverpool Regiment. Died
ROBINSON W
Private, Liverpool Regiment. Died
WINTON J
Private, Liverpool Regiment. Died
BICKFORD W
Private, Devonshire Regiment. Died
DOWN W
Private, Devonshire Regiment. Died
PINE W
Private, Devonshire Regiment. Died
PIPER G
Private, Devonshire Regiment. Died
RADFORD F
Private, Devonshire Regiment. Died
SMALE W
Private, Devonshire Regiment. Died
STONE W A
Private, Devonshire Regiment. Died
CARPENTER E
Private, Somerset Light Infantry. Died
CROSS J
Private, Somerset Light Infantry. Died
HEAL J
Private, Somerset Light Infantry. Died
PENDING D
Private, Somerset Light Infantry. Died
STOCKTON A
Private, Somerset Light Infantry. Died
CHADWICK  
Private, West Yorkshire Regiment. Died
WOOD J
Private, West Yorkshire Regiment. Died
DUNKLEY A E
Lance Corporal, Leicestershire Regiment. Died
DAWSON J
Private, Leicestershire Regiment. Died
LEADER J
Private, Leicestershire Regiment. Died
PEASGOOD A
Private, Leicestershire Regiment. Died
RICHARDSON G
Private, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died
WANLESS A
Private, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died
WILLIAMS  
Private, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died
LEGATT B
Lieutenant, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died
RANKIN J
Private, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died
SMITH W
Private, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died
SALT G
Lieutenant, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died
AVERILL E
Private, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died
BROCKLEHURST H
Private, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died
HAWKINS W
Private, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died
KEELAN P
Private, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died
LAWRENCE S
Captain, Scottish Rifles (Cameronians). Died
HALL F
Sergeant, Scottish Rifles (Cameronians). Died
SMITH J G
Lance Corporal, Scottish Rifles (Cameronians). Died
MAYBURY H
Private, Scottish Rifles (Cameronians). Died
MOORE H
Private, Scottish Rifles (Cameronians). Died
MYERS W
Private, Scottish Rifles (Cameronians). Died
RALSTON J
Private, Scottish Rifles (Cameronians). Died
NOLAN W
Private, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Died
CHESTER  
Sergeant, East Surrey Regiment. Died
BUTLER J S
Lance Corporal, East Surrey Regiment. Died
HOWLETT S
Private, East Surrey Regiment. Died
HULL C
Private, East Surrey Regiment. Died
SAYER P
Private, East Surrey Regiment. Died
SHADE J
Private, East Surrey Regiment. Died
DAVIS W
Lance Corporal, Border Regiment. Died
CRONE J
Private, Border Regiment. Died
CURTIS S
Private, Border Regiment. Died
HOWARTH  
Private, Border Regiment. Died
SLEE J
Private, Border Regiment. Died
HARMAN C
Drummer, Border Regiment. Died
BENNETT A
Private, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died
BOWRING G
Private, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died
HAWES E
Private, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died
PERRIOR F
Private, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died
CONOLLY R
Colour Sergeant, Middlesex Regiment. Died
ASHBY A E
Corporal, Middlesex Regiment. Died
ANSELL F
Private, Middlesex Regiment. Died
GARDINER O
Private, Middlesex Regiment. Died
SCOTT W
Private, Middlesex Regiment. Died
WARREN W J
Captain, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
GADSBY H
Corporal, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
HISCOCK J
Corporal, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
JOHNSON T
Lance Corporal, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
BRYAN B
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
COLDWELL F
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
COLE J
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
COOKE H
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
FISHER J
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
FISKE H
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
GARDINER  
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
GOODMAN W
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
HARRISON T
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
KENTON T
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
NORTON J
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
PILLEY H
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
SCHELTS C
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
WARWICK J
Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died
LLOYD J
Lance Corporal, Manchester Regiment. Died
BOWEN W
Private, Manchester Regiment. Died
DEWHURST E
Private, Manchester Regiment. Died
FINNEGAN J
Private, Manchester Regiment. Died
KELLY C
Private, York and Lancaster Regiment. Died
MEAKEN T
Private, York and Lancaster Regiment. Died
WOOD B
Private, York and Lancaster Regiment. Died
BOTHWELL W
Private, Gordon Highlanders. Died
EASSON D
Private, Gordon Highlanders. Died
SMITH J
Lance Corporal, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Died
WEIR W
Lance Corporal, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Died
DOHERTY A
Private, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Died
HODGINS S
Private, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Died
McGARRY T
Colour Sergeant, Connaught Rangers. Died
DOWLER G
Private, Connaught Rangers. Died
GILL R
Private, Connaught Rangers. Died
GOUGH R
Private, Connaught Rangers. Died
DIXON J
Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Died
WOODWARD A C
Corporal, Rifle Brigade. Died
CARTER F
Private, Rifle Brigade. Died
STANBRIDGE H
Private, Rifle Brigade. Died
WATHER W H
Sergeant, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died
UNDERWOOD H
Corporal, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died
COTTON D
Private, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died
FOSTER J
Private, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died
MARSH S
Private, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died
CHALK W
Corporal, Army Service Corps. Died
ENTICKNAP A
Driver, Army Service Corps. Died
MATHEWS A
Driver, Army Service Corps. Died
FRANCIS E
Trumpeter, Army Service Corps. Died
CHANDLER G
Trooper, South African Light Horse. Died
PALMER W
Trooper, South African Light Horse. Died
BAKER A
Trooper, Thorneycrofts Mounted Infantry. Died
HUTCHINSON G
Trooper, Thorneycrofts Mounted Infantry. Died
LAWRIE H
Trooper, Bethunes Mounted Infantry. Died
LARGE F
Lance Corporal, Military Foot Police. Died
ALT G
Bearer, Imperial Bearer Corps. Died

TEN UNKNOWN BRITISH SOLDIERS

Last updated 14 April, 2010

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