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MIDDLESBROUGH BOER WAR MEMORIAL

Detailed information for Boer War
Compiled and Copyright © Martin Edwards 2007
all photographs courtesy & copyright © Middlesbrough Museum Service
Dorman Memorial Museum 2007

The Middlesbrough Boer War Memorial is to be found in Albert Park, Middlesbrough; there is also a museum in Middlesbrough to Lieutenant Dorman called the Dorman Memorial Museum, part of Middlesbrough Museum Service which was opened on the 1st July 1904. The memroial is a granite obelisk with a bronze plaque and a three stepped base of stone. The cap is carved with laurel wreaths and garlands. There are 70 name son the memorial which was unveiled on 7th June 1905 by Lieutenant-General Sir H M Leslie-Rundle; the designer was Mr Francis W Doyle Jones. The names here have been sorted into alpahbetical order for ease of reading and research.

Photographs Courtesy & Copyright © Dorman Memorial Museum, Middlesbrough 2007

Museum

IN MEMORY OF LIEUTENANT G L DORMAN AND HIS MEN WHO FELL IN THE BOER WAR

War Memorial

TO THE MEMORY OF THE MIDDLESBROUGH MEN
WHO WERE KILLED IN ACTION OR DIED OF WOUNDS
OR DISEASE IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR A.D. 1899 - 1901

ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION
(NAMES OF COMMITTEE)

ARMSTRONG

J W

Trooper, Imperial Yeomanry. Died

BEHARREL

E

Private 4104, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Port Elizabeth 25th September 1900. See also Richmond Boer War

BELL

H

Private 5315, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 25th November 1899 at Enslin. Commemorated on 1899-1902 Memorial, Kimberley West End Cemetery and buried there.

BOWMAN

T

Private 4104, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Port Elizabeth 25th September 1900. Died. See also Richmond Boer War

BOWSTEAD

J

Private 5029, 3rd Mounted Infantry, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Killed in action at Brakenlaagte, Orange River Colony 30th October 1901.

BUCKLEY

J

Private 2251, 2nd Battalion, Yorkshire Light Infantry. Died of disease at Elandsfontein 30th December 1901.

CAIL

W

Private, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died

CARROLL

P

Private 5961, 1st Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kromati Poort 29th December 1900.

CARTER

R

Private, Cape Pioneers. Died

CATTERSON

J

Trooper, Imperial Yeomanry. Died

CHAPMAN

C

Private, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died

CRAM

J

Private, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died

DORMAN

George Lockwood

Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of enteric 30th March 1901 at Kroonstad. Born 23rd May 1880 at Norton, Stockton on Tees. Son of the industrialist, Sir Arthur Dorman (co-founder of Dorman Long and Co Ltd, builders of the Tyne Bridge, Sydney Harbour Bridge, etc) . Educated at Lockers Park School and Eton. His father founded the Dorman Memorial Museum as a memorial to him and the other comrades of the Yorkshire Regiment who fell in the Boer War, it was opened on 1st July 1904 by Colonel Hoole of the Yorkshire Regiment. The museum coontains among other things George's book of letters, published by his mother after his death and also many family items, photographs, scrapbooks etc., as well as George's collections of ethnography and natural history.

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

Dorman. - Lieut. George Lockwood Dorman, 3rd Batt. the Princess of Wales’s Own Yorkshire Regt. (5th West York Militia), died of enteric at Kroonstad March 30th, 1901. He was educated at Eton (Mr. Hare’s), and entered his Regiment Jan., 1900, being promoted lieut. the following Dec. His battalion proceeded to South Africa Feb., 1900, and Lieut. Dorman served with it in the Cape and Orange River Colonies.

See also Richmond Boer War

DRURY

G R

Trooper 36271, 5th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry. Dangerously wounded and subsequently died 25th February 1902 at Elandslaagte near Klerksdorp.

DUNFORD

W [D]

Private 1637, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Wounded at Rhenoster 28th December 1900 then later died of disease at Kroonstad 26th February 1901. Died. See also Richmond Boer War

EVANS

W H

Trooper, 16th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry. Accidentally seriously wounded 7th May 1901 at Priors Siding, subsequently died from those wounds 14th June 1901.

FENTON

R

Private, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died

FOXTON, DCM

J

Trooper 36273, 4th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry. Died of disease 24th November 1901 at Elandsfontein. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM).

GILZEAN REID

H T

Sergeant, South African Light Horse. Died

GOODWILL

R

Private 2945, 1st Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 7th May 1900.

GRIGG

A

Private 3097, 1st Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action at Paardeberg 23rd February 1900.

HANNAH

P

Private 6575, 18th MI, 4th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of disease at Middleburg 28th November 1901.

HAWTHORNE

T

Private, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died

HIRONS

H

Trooper 36274, 5th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry. Killed in action at Elandslaagte near Klersdorp 25th February 1902

HORTON

E

Private 5254, 1st Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action at Paardeberg 18th February 1900.

HORTON

F

Private 3387, 1st Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 9th May 1900.

HORTON

T

Private, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died

HOYES

W A

Bombardier Wheeler, Royal Field Artillery. Died

HUGHES

P

Colour Sergeant 3924, 1st Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action at Paardeberg 18th February 1900.

I'ANSON

F

Private, Volunteer Company, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died

JEFFERSON

H

Private, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died

JOHNSON

W M

Private, Royal Dragoon Guards. Died

JONES

T

Private 6064, 3rd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action at Natal 24th January 1900

KINCHLEY

P

Private, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died

LEONARD

X

Private 3177, 12th, Lancers. Died of disease at De Aar 11th February 1900.

MARTIN

G

Private, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died

McDUFF

A

Private 4635, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 25th March 1901. See also Richmond Boer War

McFEE

C

Private 6704, 2nd Battalion, Cameronian Highlanders (Scottish Rifles). Accidentally killed in action near Platrand 20th April 1902

MEGGISON

W H

Trooper 36245, 10th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry. Killed in action at Roodeval 21st October 1901

MOHAN

M

Private 4360, 4th Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Vryburg 11th May 1902

MULLANEY

D

Private, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died

MULLIGAN

W

Private, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died

NEWTON

G

Private 6015, 1st Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 9th April 1900.

NICHOLSON

T B

Corporal, Imperial Yeomanry. Died

OGDEN

S

Private 4708, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Drowned at Port Elizabeth 2nd August 1900. See also Richmond Boer War

PEARSON

J H

Trooper, Imperial Yeomanry. Died

PRESTON

W

Private 3705, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 26th February 1901. See also Richmond Boer War

PRICE

D

Private 4540, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 7th August 1901. See also Richmond Boer War

RANK

S

Private, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died

SEAMAN

W H

Trooper, Imperial Yeomanry. Died

SOWERBY

G

Private 2544, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action at Paardeberg 18th February 1900. See also Richmond Boer War

STEVENS

J

Sergeant 4526, 4th Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Vryburg 12th May 1902.

SULLIVAN

P

Private, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died. [Not on the Richmond Memorial strangely]

WALDEN

G A

Private 2759, 2nd Battalion, Royal Lancaster Regiment. Died of wounds at Mooi River 4th February 1900. [Listed as WALDON elsewhere]

WESTGARTH

?

Sergeant, Imperial Yeomanry. Died

WILSON

A

Private 4613, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease on board SS Sicilia at Capetown 21st April 1902. Buried in Cape Town (Maitland) Cemetery, Cape Town, South Africa. See also Richmond Boer War

WOOD

F

Private 4851, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died

WOOLAMS

W

Private 2740, Mounted Infantry, 2nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action at Modderfontein 18th May 1901.

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