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DINGWALL SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS BOER WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman 2017

The Dingwall Seaforth Highlanders Boer War Memorial is to be found on the corner of High Street and Station Road, Dingwall. It takes the form of a pale pink, dressed, granite, Ionic cross on a two-course rustic pedestal, above which are two proportionately dressed bases; there are Celtic carvings and regimental badges, in relief, on the shaft of the cross; the whole is surrounded by railings. It was first unveiled 6 August 1904, attended by Col. Sir Hector Munro Bt. The manufacturers were Alexander Macdonald & Co. The names have been listed into alphabetical order within manner of death for ease of reading and research.

Note: Many Seaforth's were killed at the Battle of Magersfontein 18 December 1899, read about that battle on Wikipedia. Read more about the Seaforth Highlanders on The Boer Wars 1880-1881 & 1899-1902

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ERECTED BY
THE OFFICERS NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN
PAST AND PRESENT OF THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
ROSS-SHIRE BUFFS, THE DUKE OF ALBANY’S
IN MEMORY OF THEIR COMRADES
WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1902

KILLED IN ACTION OR DIED OF WOUNDS
AGNEW William
Private 6199, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
BAKER William
Lance Corporal 3983, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of wounds 28 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
BEATON James
Lance Corporal 6030, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
BLAIR Hugh Maxwell
Captain, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed in action at Koodoosburg 7 February 1900. Aged 28. Son of Alexander Blair (Advocate-Sheriff of the Lothians and Peebles). Commemorated on 1899-1902 Memorial, Kimberley West End Cemetery and buried there.

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:

Blair.—Capt. Hugh Maxwell Blair, Seaforth Highlanders, was killed in action at Koodoosburg, Feb. 7th, 1900. He was the eldest son of the late Alexander Blair, Esq., Advocate-Sheriff of the Lothians and Peebles. He was born in 1872, educated at Edinburgh Academy, also Sedbergh School, and at the latter was in his school football team. He entered the Seaforth Highlanders from the Royal Military College (passing out first), in 1891, being promoted lieut. 1894, and capt. Nov., 1899. Capt. Blair served with the 2nd battalion with the Chitral Relief Expedition of 1895, and was present in the engagement at Mamugai, receiving the medal with clasp. He was employed for a short time with the West African Frontier Force. At Koodoosburg, his carotid artery was cut by a bullet from a shrapnel shell and some of the men of his company took it in turns to press the artery, hoping thus to prevent loss of blood and to save his life, but their efforts, although continued for some hours, proved unavailing.

BREMNER Rodrick
Colour Sergeant 2284, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Wounded on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
BRODIE Donald
Lance Sergeant 1570, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
BRODIE Alastair William Mathew

Captain, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed at Magersfontein 11 December 1899. Aged 28. Born April 1871. Son of Hugh Brodie, of Brodie Castle, Forres and Lady Eleanor Ducie. Buried Modder River.

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:

Brodie. - Capt. Alastair William Mathew Brodie, Seaforth Highianders, was killed in action at Magersfontein Dec. 11th, 1899. He was the second son of the late Hugh Brodie, Esq., of Brodie Castle, Forres, N.B., and of Lady Eleanor, daughter of Henry, second Earl of Ducie, was born in April, 1871, and educated at Winchester. Passing out with honours from the Royal Military College, he joined the Seaforth Higblanders in 1890, was promoted lieut. in 1892 and capt. 1898. He served in the Hazara Expedition in 1891, with the second batt. receiving the medal with clasp. He also saw service with the Chitral Relief Force under Sir Robert Low, in 1895, was present at the engagement at Mamagai, and received the medal with clasp. He was specially employed in West Africa in 1897-98, in the Royal Niger Constabulary against the Slave Raider, Prince Arku, and distinguished himself in the attack on Kiffi, where his horse was shot under him, and in storming the town, he was reported as the first man to scale a wall eight feet high. In South Africa Capt. Brodie was adjutant of his battalion and served with it up to the action in which he fell. He was killed close to the Boer trenches. His body was brought back to the Modder River and buried there.

BROWN John
Private 1725, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
BROWN William
Private 3033, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of wounds on 16 October 1900 at Jagersfontein
BROWN William
Private 3933, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
BRUCE John
Lance Corporal 4155, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
BURGESS Cornelius
Private 1773, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
CATCHPOLE Robert
Private 3925, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 16 October 1900 at Jagersfontein.
CHEESLEY John
Private 3655, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
CHESHIRE Ernest
Private 3626, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg. See also Bedford, Swan Hotel Boer Memorial
COLEMAN Patrick
Private 4230, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
CONNELL John
Private 6423, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
CONWAY Frederick
Private 3825, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of wounds on 24 March 1900 at Wynberg.
COWIE William Russell
Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed in action at Magersfontein 11 December 1899. Aged 21. Born February 1878.

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:

Cowie.-2nd Lieut. William Russell Cowie, 2nd Batt. Seaforth Highlanders, was killed in action at Magers-fontein, Dec. 11th, 1899. He was born in Feb., 1878, and joined his regiment from the Militia, April, 1898. He embarked with his battalion for South Africa in Oct., 1899.

COX Ernest
Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, , Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed in action ar Magersfontein 11 December 1899. Aged 31. Served in Sudan 1898 (medal, Khedives medal and bar, MID, Order of the Medjidie 4th class). Commemorated on 1899-1902 Memorial, Kimberley West End Cemetery and buried there.

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:

Cox.—Lieut. Ernest Cox, 1st Batt. Seaforth Highlanders, was killed in action at Magersfontein, Dec. nth, 1899. He was the son of Mrs. Cox of Sloane Gardens, S.W., was born in March, 1868, educated at Harrow, and joined his regiment Nov., 1891, being promoted lieut. Sept., 1894. He served in the Soudan campaign, 1898, under Lord (then Sir Herbert) Kitchener, as extra A.D.C. to Major-Gen. Gatacre, commanding the British Division, and was present at the battle of Khartoum, being mentioned in despatches, L.G., Sept. 30th, 1898. He received the British medal and Khedive's medal with clasp, and the Order of the Fourth Class of the Medjidie. At Magersfontein, Lieut. Cox, rushing forward and leading a few men, endeavoured to climb up the hillside at the south-eastern corner they got up part of the way but in the end were all killed.

CRAIG William
Private 3174, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
CROUT John
Corporal 3200, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
DAVIDSON William
Private 2733, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
DAVIS John
Private 3522, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
DEMPSTER William
Private 6105, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of wounds on 28 December 1899 at Magersfontein
DICKENSON George
[Spelt DICKINSON in records] Private 1076, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
DICKIE Joseph
Lance Corporal 5432, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Wounded dangerously on 16 October 1900 at Jagersfontein, died of those wounds 16 October 1900 at Jagersfontein.
DOUGLAS Robert
Private 3437, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
DOUGLAS William
Private 3625, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
FARMER Thomas
Private 6227, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg
FARRELL Andrew
Private 4416, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 16 October 1900 at Jagersfontein
FEDARB Thomas
Sergeant 2711, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg
FERGUSON George [D]
Lance Sergeant 2060 [memorial] or 2000 [records], 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein
FINLAYSON John
Private 6327, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein
FISHER George
Private 6254, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg
FORBES Alexander
Private 2819, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg
FORBES J
Private 6501 - No further information currently
FRASER George
Private 6372, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein
GEMMELL William
Private 5542, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 16 October 1900 at Jagersfontein
GILMOUR John
Private 3105, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein. Missing. Court of enquiry states killed.
GORDON David
Private 6112, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein
GORE James
Private 1685, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg
GORMAN William
Private 4337, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 16 October 1900 at Jagersfontein.
GRAHAM William
Lance Corporal 5531 [memorial] or 5584 [records], 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg
GRAY William
Private 2690, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg
GUNN James
Private 4384, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein
HENDERSON J
Private 5168, 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 9 May 1902 at Tafel Kop (Official casualty roll location states Houtenbek)
HENDERSON Robert
Lance Sergeant 2093, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 16 October 1900 at Jagersfontein
HILL Frank
Private 4114, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein
HUNT John
Private 3311, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein
HUNTER James
Private 1645, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of wounds on 19 February 1900 at Paardeberg
INNES Robert
Private 3249, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein
IRVINE George
Private 6333, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 7 November 1900 at Nodhulp.
JACKSON William
Lance Corporal 6404, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein. Missing. Court of enquiry states killed
JARVIS John
Private 3754, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of wounds on 26 February 1900 at Paardeberg
JENKINS Robert
Private 3125, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein
JOHNSTONE William
Private 2933, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg
KING John
Private 45833, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Wounded dangerously on 16 October 1900 at Jagersfontein, died of those wounds on 17 October 1900 at Jagersfontein
KYNOCH James
Private 3328, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of wounds on 15 December 1899 at Modder River
LEDBROOK William [P]
Colour Sergeant (Orderly Room Sergeant) 3567, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg
LEITCH D
Sergeant 5078, 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 22 December 1901 at Windhoek
LEITCH Henry
Private 2755, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Wounded on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein, died of those wounds on 12 December 1899 at Modder River
LIDDLE Mathew
Lance Corporal 6015 [memorial] or 6013 [records], 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of wounds on 19 February 1900 at Paardeberg
LINDSAY Michael William Howard

Captain, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed in action at Bakenlaagte 30 October 1901. Born 1872. Son of William Alexander Lindsay, KC, and Lady Harriet Lindsay.

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:

Lindsay. - Capt. Michael William Howard Lindsay, 2nd Batt. Seaforth Highlanders, was killed in action near Brakenlaagte (20 miles N.W. of Bethel), Oct. 31st, 1901. He was the second son of Mr. William Alexander Lindsay, K.C. (Windsor Herald), and of Lady. Served Chitral 1895 (medal & clasp).

LLOYD Charles
Private 4801, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein
LOWDEN James
Corporal 3560 [memorial] or 3550 [records], 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein
LOWERY James
Private 2592, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg
MACKENZIE Kenneth Ross

Major, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed in action at Magersfontein 11 December 1899. Born May 1885. Served Afghanistan 1879 (medal), Hazara 1888 and 1891 (medal & 2 clasps), Chitral 1895 (medal & clasp). Commemorated on 1899-1902 Memorial, Kimberley West End Cemetery and buried there.

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:

Mackenzie.—Major Kenneth Ross Mackenzie, 2nd Batt. Seaforth Highlanders, was killed in action at Magersfontein Dec. nth, 1899. He was first returned as missing, but it was afterwards reported that he had been killed on the above-mentioned date. He was born May, 1855, educated at Winchester, and entered the 71st Foot Aug., 1873, being promoted lieut. in the Seaforth Highlanders Nov., 1873, capt. March, 1883, and major Sept., 1891. He served in the Afghan war 1879-80, with the Transport. Department, and received the medal ; also in the Hazara. Expeditions of 1888 (medal with clasp) and 1891 (clasp). Major Mackenzie also took part in the operations in Chitral in 1895, with the Relief Force, and was present at the action at Mamagai and awarded the medal with clasp. He held the post of second-in-command of his battalion since Dec., 1897, and embarked for South Africa in Oct., 1899, joining the Kimberley Relief Force shortly before being killed.

MAITLAND Ernest
Private 6130, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein
MCARTHUR Duncan
Private 2648, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg
MCCANDLISH Thomas
Private 3314, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein
MCCLURE Robert Hamilton

Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed in action at Paardeberg 18 February 1900. Aged 18. Born March 1881.

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:

McClure.---2nd Lieut. Robert Hamilton McClure, 2nd Batt. Seaforth Highlanders, was killed in action at Paardeberg, Feb. 18th, 1900. Born in March, 1881, he entered the Seaforth Highlanders, Aug., 1899, and embarked for South Africa in October. The late Major-Gen. Sir H. Macdonald, in his report concerning the battle of Paardeberg, states that 2nd Lieut. McClure succeeded in crossing the'river, but, "I regret to say, lost his life." 2nd Lieut. McClure's death is also mentioned in the despatch of F.-M. Earl Roberts, Feb. 28th, 190o, from Paardeberg, also in that of March 31st for having "rendered valuable service," L.G., Feb. 8th, 1901.

MCCRONE William
[Listed as J MCCRONE on memorial] Private 2871, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein
MCDONALD Alexander
Private 6059, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg
MCDONALD James
Private 2260, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein
MCDONALD Thomas
Drummer 5623, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of wounds on 11 December 1899 at Orange River
MCEWAN Hugh
Private 3820, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Wounded on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein, died of those wounds on 16 December 1899 at Modder River
MCGOWAN Hugh
Private 3767, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein
MCGREGOR John
Private 4186, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg
MCINTYRE David
Private 4520, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 7 February 1900 at Koodoesberg
MCKAY Alexander
Private 2936, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of wounds on 17 December 1899 at Orange River
MCKAY Alexander
Piper 3295, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein
MCKAY Thomas
Lance Sergeant 4193, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg
MCKENZIE Charles
Private 1817, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of wounds on 21 February 1900 at Paardeberg
MCKENZIE John
Private 4048, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg
MCLEAN Murdoch
Private 2789, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein. Missing. Court of enquiry states killed.
MCLEAN Patrick
Private 3828, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg
MCLEOD John
Private 3700, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
MCLEOD Lachlan
Private 2795, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
MCRAE A
Private 6095, 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Wounded dangerously on 30 July 1901 at Goedehoek, died of those wounds 30 July 1901 at Goedehoek
MILNE W
Drummer 3545 [memorial] or 3543 [records], 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein. Missing. Court of enquiry states killed.
MITCHELL Charles
Private 3368, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 16 October 1900 at Jagersfontein.
MONEYPENNY Douglas Blackwell
[Spelt MONYPENNY in book and records] Second Lieutenant, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Wounded 18th February 1900, died next day at Paardeberg 19 February 1900. Aged 21. Born May 1878. Son of J.R.B. Monypenny, of Pitmilly, Fife.

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:

Monypenny.-2nd Lieut. Douglas Blackwell Monypenny, Seaforth Highlanders, died Feb. 19th, 190o, of wounds received in action near Paardeberg the previous day. He was the youngest son of the late J. R. B. Monypenny, Esq., of Pitmilly, Fife. He was born in May, 1878, and educated at Fettes College, Edinburgh, where he played in the cricket and football teams, and ranked very highly as a three-quarter back. He also obtained his International Cap for Scotland at Rugby football. 2nd Lieut. Monypenny entered the Seaforth Highlanders from the 3rd Batt. Loyal North Lancashire Regt., Oct., 1899. He was present at the actions of Magersfontein and Koodoosdrift. The late Maj.-Gen. Sir H. Macdonald in his report mentions with regret that this officer had lost his life. The death of 2nd Lieut. Monypenny is also mentioned in the despatches of F.-M. Earl Roberts, Feb. 28th, 190o, from Paardeberg, and March 31st, from Bloemfontein, in which 2nd Lieut. Monypenny is referred to as having " rendered valuable service," L.G., Oct. 8th, 1901.

MORRISON Alexander
Private 4557, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg
MORRISON John
Private 4405, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg
MULLINGS Robert
Corporal 3667, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 7 February 1900 at Koodoesburg.
MUNRO James
Lance Corporal 2896, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
MURDOCH John
Private 3415, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
MURRAY William
Private 3083, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
ODDIE Andrew
Private 719, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
PAGETT Albert
Private 2997, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 16 October 1900 at Fauresmith.
PAINE Harry
Private 3459, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
PURVIS Alexander
Private 6131, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of wounds on 8 February 1900 at Koodoesberg.
REID George
Private 3313, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of wounds on 19 February 1900 at Paardeberg
REID James
Lance Corporal 3100, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
RIACH Daniel
Private 5651, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
ROBERTSON Alexander
Corporal 2763, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
ROBERTSON Joseph
Private 3345, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of wounds on 22 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
ROBERTSON Matthew
Private 6099, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of wounds on 13 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
RODGERS James
Drummer 5739, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of wounds on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
ROSE Peter
Private 4829, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
ROSS Allan
Private 1682, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
RUTHERFORD James
Lance Corporal 6900 [memorial] or 5790 [records], 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
RUTHERFORD-CLARK James

Captain, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed in action at Magersfontein 11 December 1899. Commemorated on 1899-1902 Memorial, Kimberley West End Cemetery and buried there.

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:

Clark.—Capt. James Rutherford Clark, 2nd Batt. Seaforth Highlanders, was killed in action at Magers-fontein, Dec. 11th, 1899. He was born Oct., 1862, joined the Seaforth Highlanders as lieut. Sept., 1882, arid was promoted capt. Oct., 189o. He served in the Hazara Expedition of 1888, as acting-adjutant of the left half battalion, 2nd Batt. Seaforth Highlanders, receiving tire medal with clasp. He was also in the Hazara Expedition of 1891, as adjutant of his battalion (clasp). Capt. Clark also served with the Chitral Relief Force, under Sir Robert Low, in 1895, and was present in the engagement at Mamagai, receiving the medal with clasp. He accompanied his battalion to South Africa in Oct., 1899, and joined the Kimberley Relief Force shortly before the action at Magersfontein.

SCOTT James
Private 1063, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Wounded dangerously on 16 October 1900 at Jagersfontein, died of wounds 16 November 1900.
SHEPHERD Frank
Corporal 3578, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
SINCLAIR David
Private 2614, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
SMITH Donald
Lance Corporal 2852, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
SMITH Henry
Private 2654, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
STEWART Josiah
Private 5685, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 16 October 1900 at Fauresmith
SUTHERLAND Eric Macnaught
Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed in action near Frederickstad 29 May 1902. Aged 19. Born September 1882. Son of Sir Thomas Sutherland (Chairman of the Peninsular & Oriental Steamship Company, and MP for Greenock).

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:

Sutherland.-2nd Lieut. Eric Macnaught Sutherland, 2nd Batt. Seaforth Highlanders, was killed in action near Frederickstad on May 29th, 1902, two days before the treaty of peace was signed. He was the eldest son of Sir Thomas Sutherland, Chairman of the Peninsular and Oriental Steamship Company, who represented Greenock in the House of Commons for sixteen years. Lieut. Sutherland was born in Sept., 1882, and educated at Eton (Mr. Williams'). He passed out of Sandhurst in Dec., 1901, being gazetted to the Seaforth Highlanders, Jan., 1902, and joined the 2nd Batt. in South Africa a few weeks later. The day he was killed he was pursuing some Boers with a handful of horsemen, when they were ambushed by the enemy and 2nd Lieut. Sutherland got separated from his horse. Scorning to surrender, he fought his way on foot for over a mile, and was then shot down by one of the enemy who had got round him. The Boer Commander stated he had seen no finer example of British courage during the war.

SUTHERLAND William
Sergeant 2575, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Wounded dangerously on 16 October 1900 at Jagersfontein, died of those wounds on 29 October 1900
SUTHERLAND William
Private 2505, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
SUTHERLAND William
Private 5179, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
SWANSON Alexander
Private 5743, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
THACKERAY Henry
Private 3824, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
THEWLIS Robert
Private 3866, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
THOMSON Charles
Lance Corporal 5882, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
THOMSON Robert
Sergeant 5221, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 8 August 1901 near Bethesda Road.
TIDBURY George
[Listed as H TIDBURY on memorial] Private 3789, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
VIDLER Albert [F]
Private 6172, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of wounds on 1 March 1900 at Paardeberg.
WALLACE William
Colour Sergeant 2899, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
WARREN William [A]
Private 3885, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
WATSON Alexander
Private 1216, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein.
WILSON Andrew
Private 2864, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 18 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
WILSON David
Private 6258, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of wounds on 21 February 1900 at Paardeberg.
WILSON J
Private 3312, 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on 5 December 1901 at Bultfontein.
DIED OF DISEASE OR ACCIDENT
BAIN William
Private 8573, 2nd Volunteer Service Company, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of Hepatitis on 15 March 1902 at Kroonstad.
COLLIER Afred
Private 3872, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of Enteric on 16 February 1901 at Springfontein.
DOYLE W
Lance Corporal 5415, 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of disease on 26 April 1901 at Middelburg.
DUNCAN Peter
Private 6802, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died on 26 March 1901 at Burghersdorp.
FOLEY James
Private 3318, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of Dysentery on 2 June 1900 at Naauwpoort.
FORBES James
Private 1881, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of disease on 24 June 1900 at Wynberg.
FRASER D
Private 5121, 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of disease on 10 May 1901 at Middelburg.
FRASER William
Private 6373, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died.
FRASER William
Private 1615, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of Enteric on 6 May 1901 at Norval's Pont.
GARDNER Herbert
Private 37955, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Drowned on 12 November 1900 at Norval's Pont.
GILLESPIE Henry
Private 4868, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of Enteric on 10 February 1900 at Modder River.
LAMB William
Private 2259, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Wounded on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein. Died of Enteric on 16 May 1900 at Bloemfontein.
LAWSON Arthur
Lance Sergeant 6408, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Wounded on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein. Died of Dysentery on 4 March 1902 at Kroonstad.
LEONARD Hugh
Private 4314, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of disease on 14 August 1902 at Cathcart.
MATHESON Walter
Lance Sergeant 8552, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of Enteric on 20 April 1902 at Driekuil.
MAXWELL William
Private 6982, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of Enteric on 28 February 1902 at Bloemfontein.
MCAULAY Rodrick
Private 6490, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of Enteric on 11 July 1900 at Bloemfontein.
MCBEATH Alexander
Private 6995, 1st Volunteer Service Company, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's. Died of Enteric on 2 August 1900 at Bloemfontein.
MCCRONE George
Lance Corporal 4262, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of disease on 8 March 1902 at Lindley.
MCGILL John
Sergeant 4218, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Wounded on 11 December 1899 at Magersfontein. Died of disease on 8 October 1902 at Pretoria.
MCINTOSH A
Lance Corporal 7195, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of disease on 27 August 1901 at Boshop.
MCKAY J
Private 6447, 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of disease on 30 November 1901 at Middelburg.
MCLAINE John
Private 5277, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died on 11 December 1902.
MCLENNAN James
Private 7172 [on memorial] or 7072 [records], 1st Volunteer Service Company Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of Enteric on 24 July 1900 at Heilbron.
MCLEOD John
Private 3750 [on memorial] or 2750 [records], 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of Enteric on 16 February 1900 at Modder River.
MCLEOD William [M]
Lance Corporal 7007, 1st Volunteer Service Company Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of Bright's Disease on 3 June 1901 at Deelfontein.
MCMILLAN Malcolm
Private 4537, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of Pneumonia on 22 March 1900 at Kimberley.
MOIR G
Lance Corporal 5140, 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of disease on 23 February 1902 at Pinetown Bridge
NICHOLSON William
[Spelt Nicolson on records] Private 5731, 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of Pleurisy on 16 February 1901 aboard S.S. Manhattan.
OGLE Frederick
Lance Corporal 6167 [memorial] or 6176 [records], 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of Enteric on 1 May 1900 at Bloemfontein.
PATTERSON R
Corporal 2056, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Killed on the Railway, accidentally run over by train, on 21 April 1900 at Cape Town.
RADMALL George
Private 3884, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of Enteric on 26 March 1902 at Kroonstad.
RANKIN John
Private 6797, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of Enteric on 31 January 1902 at Burghersdorp.
ROBB John
[Memorial loists a G ROBB] Private 6261, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of Enteric on 11 February 1900 at Modder River
ROSS John
Lance Corporal 6283, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Mentioned in Despatches, London Gazette, number 27353, page 5949, published on 10 September 1901. Accidentally drowned on 11 November 1901 at Pienaar's River.
ROSS Robert
Private 6282, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of Enteric on 5 April 1900 at Bloemfontein
RUSSELL Alexander
Private 6211, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of Enteric on 23 July 1900 at Green Point
THOMSON Thomas
Private 6209, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of Typhoid on 30 March 1900 at Cape Town
WHITE Charles
Private 3499, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of Enteric on 3 August 1900 at Green Point
WOOD William
Sergeant Major 753, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of Enteric on 26 February 1900 at Modder River.
WOODWARD Henery
Private 1039 [memorial] or 1057 [records], 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Died of Pneumonia on 13/ MAy 1900 at Port Elizabeth

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