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WILLENHALL BOER WAR MEMORIAL

Boer War - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2005 Transcribed Tony Duncombe, Researched Martin Edwards

The Willenhall Boer War Memorial stands behind the Cenotaph in Field Street. It was moved there in 1964 from the old Willenhall Town cemetery ground in Wood Street. It consists of two brass plates. A third plate in bteween these two brass plates describes the moving of the memorial. The names are listed by Regiment by Battalion. For purposes of this page the names have been sorted into alpabetical order to aid reading and researching.

Photograph Copyright © Tony Duncombe 2005

THESE PIERS & GATES
ARE ERECTED BY
PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION
IN HONOUR OF
THE MEN OF THIS TWON
WHO SERVED IN THE
SOUTH AFRICAN WAR
1899-1902
AND IN GRATEFUL
MEMORY OF THE MEN
WHOSE NAMES ARE RECORDED
ON THE OPPOSITE PIER
WHO DIED DURING
THE CAMPAIGN

These tablets were unveiled September 7th 1905

Willenhall Men who died in the South African War 1899-1902

ADAMS

S

Private 3187, 2nd Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Died of disease at Kroonstad 24 May 1900.

BAKER

H

Trooper, 1st Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry.

BAKEWELL

H

Trooper, 2nd Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry.

BANKS

I

Private 5043, 4th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of disease at Virginia Siding 17 March 1901.

COLLETT

M

Private 4784, 4th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of disease at Kimberley 8 July 1900.

CONSTABLE

R

Private, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment.

CONSTABLE

T

Private 5270, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of disease at Standerton 20 August 1901.

DOLMAN

J

[Also spelt DOLLMAN in other records] Private 5297, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of disease at Reitz 17 December 1900.

EVANS

J

Private 4065, 4th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of disease at Winburg 31 May 1901.

FAULKNER

F

Private 5270, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of disease at Winburg 2 April 1901.

FELLOWS

G

[Listed a Private on memorial] Lance Corporal 4964, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of disease at Winburg 25 January 1901.

FRENCH

A [E]

Private 5199, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Accidentally drowned at Ficksburg 18 March 1901.

FRYER

H

Private 5618, 2nd Battalion, Shropshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds at Jacobsrust 1 May 1900.

GRIFFITHS

W

Private 7063, 3rd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action near Klerksdorp 25 February 1902.

HANCOX

W

Private, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment.

HILL

M

Private 5649, 3rd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of disease at Simonstown 11 August 1901.

MANNION

P

[Lited as Mannison elsewhere] Private 5137, 4th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Accidentally wounded at Bakenkop 4 July 1900

MORGAN

A

Private 5973, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action at Driefontein 10 March 1900.

PICKEN

E

Private 4863, 4th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds at Winburg 23 April 1901.

TRUSS

T

[Listed as J TRUSS elsewhere] Private 4150, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of disease at Senekal 25 June 1900.

TURNER

J

Private, 3rd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment.

WILLIAMS

C

Private, 1st Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment.

WYNN

W

Private 5278, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of disease at Ficksburg 20 July 1900.

17 December 2005

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