Ministry of Defence
Ministry of Defence

Lest We Forget
British Legion
The Royal British Legion


RICHMOND, 3RD BATTALION, YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, BOER WAR MEMORIAL

Detailed information for Boer War
Compiled and Copyright © Martin Edwards 2007

The Richmond Boer War Memorial to the men who fell in South Africa 1899-1902 from the 3rd Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment can be found in St Mary's Church, Richmond. It was erected to Lieutenant George Lockwood Dorman and the men of the Battalion. It takes the form of an ornate tablet; there is a museum in Middlesbrough to Lieutenant Dorman called the Dorman Memorial Museum, part of Middlesbrough Museum Service. There are 54 names listed. The names here have been sorted into alpahbetical order for ease of reading and research.

Photograph Courtesy & Copyright © Dorman Memorial Museum, Middlesbrough 2007

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN SACRED MEMORY OF
LIEUTENANT GEORGE LOCKWOOD DORMAN
AND THE NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF
THE 3RD BATT, ALEXANDRA, PRINCESS OF OF WALES'S OWN
YORKSHIRE REGIMENT WHO GAVE UP THEIR LIVES FOR
THEIR COUNTRY IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN,
1899 - 1902

ADAMSON R
Private 3933, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died
ALLEN A
[Listed as ALLAN in Colesburg Cemetery] Private 138, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease 13th February 1901 at Norval's Point. Buried in Colesburg Cemetery, South Africa Grave No. 37
ARNOLD H
Private 3807, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 16th February 1901.
ASTLEY H
Private 6821, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died
BAGGALEY B
Private 3110, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died
BATTYE H
Colour Sergeant 208, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 23rd May 1901.
BEHARRELL E
Private 4104, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Port Elizabeth 25th September 1900. See also Middlesbrough Boer War
BLAZARD F
Private 4655, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 24th May 1901.
BOWMAN T
Private 4283, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of wounds accidentally received 14th July 1901 at Rhenoster, Orange River Colony. See also Middlesbrough Boer War
BURTON T
Private 1732, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died
BUTTERWORTH J
Private 4443, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died
CAFFERTY T
Private 4070, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of wounds at Honing Spruit 31st October 1901.
CAVANAGH M
Private 4178, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Port Elizabeth 5th August 1900.
CHAPLIN W
Lance Corporal 3513, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 16th March 1901.
COOPER W
Private 1776, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Bloemfontein 3rd February 1901
CURRIE W
Sergeant 4576, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died
DIBBLE G
Private 173, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 6th March 1901
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 Middlesbrough Boer War

DUNFORD G
[Listed as 1st Battalion in The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902] Private 4052, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease on board Hospital Ship "Orcana" in Delalgoa Bay 18th January 1901
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. See also Middlesbrough Boer War
DUNN M
Private 7553, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 20th February 1901.
EGLINGTON Charles Raymond
[Listed as E Eglington on memorial] Sergeant 4465, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 22nd February 1901. Born 1877 at Ferry Hill, County Durham. Raised in Stockton on Tees, married Flornce Vertha Lamb in Middlesbrough in 1899.
ELLIOTT J
Private 4043, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 4th December 1901.
FENTON G
Lance Corporal 4583, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 13th February 1901
HAGAN T
Private 3025, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died
HAINES H
[List as Driver elsewhere] Drummer 6022, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 28th March 1901
HOLMES T
Private 2167, 4th Battalion attached 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Accidentally drowned at Leespruit 22nd January 1901
HUNT H
Private 2693, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 5th January 1902
KAYE W
Corporal 3539, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 30th January 1901
KETTLEWELL H
Private 4428, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 11th May 1901
LANGAN T
Private 766, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died
LARKIN J
Private 1736, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Accidentally killed at Rhenoster 13th January 1901
LEE H
Sergeant 4077, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 20th January 1901
MALLEY D
Private 1638, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 18th November 1901
McDUFF A
Private 4635, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 25th March 1901. See also Middlesbrough Boer War
McHALE J
Private 3356, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action at Paardeberg 18th February 1900.
MURRAY J
Private 2414, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 19th March 1901.
NEWMAN E
Private 4578, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 19th February 1901.
NEWTON E
Private 3637, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died
OGDEN S
Private 4708, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Drowned at Port Elizabeth 2nd August 1900. See also Middlesbrough Boer War
O'SHAUGHNESSY O
Private 2258, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action at Paardeberg 18th February 1900.
PERKINS E
Private 2110, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Wounded at Paardeberg 128th February 1900, later died of disease at Deelfontein 11th June 1900
PRESTON W
Private 3705, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 26th February 1901. See also Middlesbrough 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 Middlesbrough Boer War
PYE S
Private 6244, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 19th May 1901.
ROBINSON H
Private 2495, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 4th June 1901.
SMITH G
Private 2614, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). 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 Middlesbrough Boer War
STEPHENSON G
Colour Sergeant 3613, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Cradock 12th May 1900.
TOWRIESS G
Private 2845, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Cradock 7th May 1900.
WARD J A
Private 4701, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of disease at Kroonstad 3rd April 1901.
WATKINSON T
Private 2819, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). 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 Middlesbrough Boer War
WOOD F
Private 4851, 3rd Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died. See also Middlesbrough Boer War

"Dulce et decorum est pro Patria mori."
ERECTED BY PAST AND PRESENT OFFICERS OF THE BATTALION.

Last updated 7 June, 2007

Friends of the War Memorials
War Memorials Trust
Main page
Commonweath War Graves Commission
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Copyright © Roll-of-Honour.com 2002-
Email: rollofhonour@ntlworld.com

See our on-line bookstore
Visit our bookstore