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CHESWARDINE BOER WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards & Neil Evans 2009

The memorial is located in St Swithin's Church, Cheswardine, Shropshire. It takes the form of a nowy headed, upright, rectangular brass plaque with a thin black line border with an engraving at the top, above the dedication, of rifles and a gun carriage. The lettering is black and red. There are thirteen name slist of men who served and returned and three who paid the ultimate sacrifice.

Photograph copyright © Neil Evans 2009

PARISH OF CHESWARDINE
COUNTY OF SALOP
THIS TABLET WAS PLACED IN ST SWITHINS CHURCH AS A
LASTING RECORD TO COMMEMORATE THE LOYALTY, PATRIOTISM AND
DEVOTION TO THE EMPIRE OF THE UNDERMENTIONED OFFICERS
NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF CHESWARDINE WHO
SERVED WITH THE FORCES IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN
1899- 1902

Died    

BARKER

Frederick

Trooper, 12th Royal Lancers. Died of enteric fever at Leonstad, O.R.C. 8th May 1900

JONES

Harry

Private, Volunteer Battalion, Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in a railway accident bear Fredrikstaad 30th July 1900

KEMP

Charles William

Trooper, 75th Imperial Yeomanry (Sharpshooters). Drowned in the River Reit near Jacobsdal 23rd December 1900.

Returned    

HUGHES

Arthur Beckett

Lieutenant, H.M.S. Philomel, Royal Navy

HODGKINSON

Charles

Sergeant, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment

PORTER

James

Sergeant, 1st Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers

SUTTON

William Onslow

Sergeant, 2nd Battalion, Shropshire Regiment

PORTER

George

Private, 1st Battalion, Manchester Regiment

GEE

William

Trooper, Shropshire Imperial Yeomanry

HUSSEY

Phillimore

Trooper, Northumberland Imperial Yeomanry

JACKSON

Tom

Trooper, Staffordshire Imperial Yeomanry

WOOD

William

Trooper, Shropshire Imperial Yeomanry

GEE

Thomas

Private, Volunteer Battalion, Shropshire Light Infantry

"NOT ONCE OR TWICE IN OUR ROUGH ISLAND STORY
THE PACK OF DUTY WAS THE WAY TO GLORY"

Last updated 15 February, 2009

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