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PAISLEY ABBEY ARGYLLE & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS BOER WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled & Copyright © Rosemary Wilkinson 2009

The memorial is on the east wall of the north transept of Paisley Abbey. It is an elaborate, large memorial in stone with a bronze plaque. The names are listed in three columns. There are 23 names listed by rank that have been sorted here into alphabetical order for ease of reading and research. For details of the Argylle & Sutherlands in South Africa see our sister site www.boer-war.com

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IN MEMORY OF THE NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE 4TH BT ARGYLLE & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS ROYAL RENFREW MILITIA WHO LOST THEIR LIVES ON ACTIVE SERVICE SOUTH AFRICA 1900-1901.
THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS PAST AND PRESENT, NCOS AND MEN OF 4TH A&S

BALL

J

Private 4390, 4th (Royal Renfrew Militia) Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Killed in action at Boschrand 10 October 1900. Buried in North Road Cemetery, Kroonstad. Grave 643.

BARBOUR

T

Private 2331, 4th (Royal Renfrew Militia) Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died of disease at De Aar 12 July 1901. Buried at De Aar.

CAMPBELL

D

Private 495, 4th (Royal Renfrew Militia) Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died of disease at Kroonstad 9 October 1900. Buried in North Road Cemetery, Kroonstad. Grave 644.

CAMPBELL

H

Private 4047, 4th (Royal Renfrew Militia) Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died of disease at Kroonstad 17 June 1901. Buried in North Road Cemetery, Kroonstad. Grave 891.

CONNOLLY

J

Lance Sergeant 3642, 4th (Royal Renfrew Militia) Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died of disease at Kroonstad 28 December 1900. Buried in North Road Cemetery, Kroonstad. Grave 113.

COWAN

J

Private 4311, 4th (Royal Renfrew Militia) Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died of disease at Blomfontein 12 April 1901. Buried in President Avenue Cemetery, Blomfontein.

FAULDS

W

Private 2950, 4th (Royal Renfrew Militia) Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died at Sterkstrom 20 April 1900. Buried at Sterkstroom. (Note: The date is approximate).

FORREST

J

Private 4385, 4th (Royal Renfrew Militia) Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Drowned at Valsch River, Kroonstad 1 August 1900. Buried in Nort Road Cemetery, Kroonstad. Grave 646.

HOGARTH

J

Staff Sergeant 2507, 4th (Royal Renfrew Militia) Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died of disease at Kroonstad 21 February 1901. Buried in North Road Cemetery, Kroonstad. Grave 638.

KENNEDY

R

Private 3549, 4th (Royal Renfrew Militia) Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died of enteric at Sterkstroom 4 May 1900. Buried at Sterkstroom.

KERR

M

Private 5478, 4th (Royal Renfrew Militia) Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died of disease at Blomfontein 26 July 1900. Buried in President Avenue Cemetery, Blomfontein.

KIDD

A

Lance Corporal 3887, 4th (Royal Renfrew Militia) Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Killed in action near Kroonstad 16 April 1901. Buried in North Road Cemetery, Kroonstad. Grave 879.

LENNON

J

Private 3250, 4th (Royal Renfrew Militia) Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died of disease at Kroonstad 22 August 1900. Buried in North Road Cemetery, Kroonstad. Grave 648.

LOUGHRAN

W

Staff Sergeant 2110, 4th (Royal Renfrew Militia) Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died of disease at Kroonstad 12 January 1901. Buried in North Road Cemetery, Kroonstad. Grave 639.

McDERMOTT

W

Private 4681, 4th (Royal Renfrew Militia) Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died of disease at Kroonstad 12 July 1900. Buried in North Road Cemetery, Kroonstad. Grave 649.

McGUIRE

J

[Listed as W McGUIRE in records] Private 4405, 4th (Royal Renfrew Militia) Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Killed in action at Aerika Siding 1 September 1900. Buried in North Road Cemetery, Kroonstad. Grave 936.

McKAY

J

[Listed as W McKAY in records] Private 1731, 4th (Royal Renfrew Militia) Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died of disease at Kroonstad 7 June 1900. Buried in North Road Cemetery, Kroonstad. Grave 650.

McKENDRICK

H [L]

Lance Corporal 4791, 4th (Royal Renfrew Militia) Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died of disease at Kroonstad 27 November 1900. Buried in North Road Cemetery, Kroonstad. Grave 641.

O'NEILL

J [H]

Lance Corporal 4574, 4th (Royal Renfrew Militia) Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died of disease at Kroonstad 17 July 1900. Buried in North Road Cemetery, Kroonstad. Grave 642.

QUIGLEY

J

Private 1631, 4th (Royal Renfrew Militia) Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died of disease at Kroonstad 16 August 1900. Buried in North Road Cemetery, Kroonstad. Grave 651.

REID

C

Corporal 5307, 4th (Royal Renfrew Militia) Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died of disease at Kroonstad 8 February 1901. Buried in North Road Cemetery, Kroonstad. Grave 690.

ROBERTSON

R [A]

Lance Corporal Drummer 4391, 4th (Royal Renfrew Militia) Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died of disease at Kroonstad 23 May 1901. Buried in North Road Cemetery, Kroonstad. Grave 652.

WATSON

A

Lance Corporal 5200, 4th (Royal Renfrew Militia) Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died of disease at Springfontein 21 May 1900. Buried at Springfontein.

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