OFFICERS DIED : SOUTH AFRICA 1899 - 1902
DALBIAC - Major Henry Shelly
- Imperial Yeomanry
Killed in action at Senekal. 24th May 1900. Aged 49. Born June 1850. Served in the Royal Artillery 1871-87. A famous athlete, jockey, and writer for sports papers. Served in Afghanistan (medal, star, MID), Egypt 1882 (medal & clasp, MID, Khedives star, Order of the Medjidie 4th class).
DALRYMPLE-HAY - Lieutenant
John Douglas - 1/Gordon Highlanders
Died of enteric at Bloemfontein. 26th May 1900. Aged 25. Son of Major Dalrymple-Hay and grandson of Admiral Sir John Dalrymple-Hay. Born August 1874. Served at Tirah 1897-8 (medal & 2 clasps).
DALY - 2nd Lieutenant
Cornelius Jospeh - Royal Irish Fusiliers
Killed in action at Pieter's Hill. 27th Feb. 1900. Aged 22. Born Feb. 1878.
DALYELL - Lieutenant Charles
William Parry - Royal Garrison Artillery
Died of enteric at Pretoria. 7th Dec. 1900. Aged 23. Born 1877.
DALZEL - Lieutenant Augustus
Frederick - 1/Devonshire Regt.
Killed at Ladysmith. 27th Dec. 1899. Aged 29. Son of Surgeon-Major William Frederick Dalzel, MD (Bengal Army). Born Sept. 1870. Served at Tirah 1897-8 (medal & 2 clasps).
DANKS - Lieutenant Cyril
German - 1/Manchester Regt.
Wounded at Elandslaagte. Died 31st May 1900 at Cambridge Hospital, Aldershot. Aged 24. Son of Rev. G.W. Danks. Born Sept. 1875. Buried at Morton, Gainsborough.
DARTER - Lieutenant C.T. -
Namaqualand Border Scous
Killed in action at Garies. 18th March 1902.
DAVIDSON - Lieutenant Francis
Coventry Dudfield - Royal Lancaster Regt.
Wounded on the Tugela. Died 23rd Feb. 1900. Aged 25. Son of Lieut-Colonel C.M. Davidson, of His Majesty's Body Guard (ex-4th King's Own Regt. and Royal Munster Fusiliers), of Dover. Born August 1874.
DAVENPORT - Lieutenant George
Holt - 3/King's Royal Rifle Corps
Died of enteric at Standerton. 23rd June 1901. Aged 23. Son of Captain Davenport, of Bembridge, Isle of Wight. Born Dec. 1877.
DAVIES - Lieutenant Byam
Henry Ernest - 3/Wiltshire Regt.
Killed in action at Winbult. 4th Feb. 1902. Aged 23. Son of Byam Martin Davies, of Warminster, Wiltshire.
DAWSON-SCOTT - Lieutenant
Geoffrey Nicholl - Royal Garrison Artillery
Died 31st Dec. 1900. Aged 26. Born Oct. 1874.
DAY - Major Charles Russell -
Oxfordshire Light Infantry
Died of wounds at Paardeberg. 18th Feb. 1900. Aged 39. Son of Rev. Russell Day, of Horstead, Norwich. Born April 1860. A Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, author of 'Music and Musical Instruments of Southern India and the Deccan'. He was wounded while saving the life a wounded Corporal Knowles.
de GUERIN - Lieutenant S.C.W.
- 33rd East Kent Co. Imperial Yeomanry
Died of enteric at Norval's Pont. 11th Feb. 1902. Previously served with the Cape Mounted Rifles.
Memorial at Colesburg Cemetery, South Africa (grave no. 111) - "In Memory of the following Officers, NCO's & Men who fell in this district in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902.... 111 Lieut. S. de Guerine 33rd I.Y. 12.2.1902."
de KOCK - Lieutenant
Christian G. - Clanwilliam Convoy Guard
Killed in action 31st Oct. 1901.
de MONTMORENCY - Captain
Raymond Harvey Lodge Joseph, VC. - 21st Empress of India's
Killed in action near Stormberg. 23rd Feb. 1900. Aged 33. Son of Viscount Frankfort de Montmorency, KCB and Rachel Michel. Born Feb. 1867. Served in Sudan 1898 (VC, medal, Khedives Medal, MID). Buried at Molteno cemetery.
DENNE - Major Henry William
Denne - 2/Gordon Highlanders
Killed in action at Elandslaagte. 21st Oct. 1899. Aged 39. Born 1860. Served in Egypt 1882, Sudan 1884, Nile 1884-5 (medal & 4 clasps, Khedives star).
DENNIS - 2nd Lieutenant
George Barlow Bartley - 23rd Field Co. Royal Engineers
Killed in action at Wagon Hill, Ladysmith. 6th Jan. 1900. Aged 21. Son of E.R. Bartley Dennis, of Harrow. Born Nov. 1878. Shot in the head while trying to help Lieut. Robert Jones (who was also killed).
DENNIS - 2nd Lieutenant John
Tracton - 2/Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Died of enteric at Aliwal, North. 2nd may 1900. Educated at Cheltenham College. Had served with the Royal Gloucesterhire Engineer Volunteers.
Memorial at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire - "This memorial is erected in memory of those Cheltenham men, who, either as regulars, or volunteers, died in their country's service, during the South African war, and on the side panels hereof are recorded the names of those Cheltenham men who volunteered, and served in the war... Lts. .... J.T. Dennis (R.Dub.Fus.)... Unveiled by Lt. Gen. Sir Ian Hamilton, K.C.B. 17th. July 1907. W. Nash Skillicorne, Mayor."
DENNY - Captain Peter Robert
- 1st Dragoon Guards
Killed in action at Roodekop. 25th April 1900. Aged 25. Son of William and Lelia Denny. Born Jan. 1875 at Dumbarton. He was serving with the 14th Hussars when he was killed.
DENT - 2nd Lieutenant Francis
Noel - 6th Inniskilling Dragoons
Drowned at Norval's Pont, Orange River. 15th March 1900. Aged 23. Son of Stanley Dent. Born Dec. 1877.
Memorial at Colesburg Cemetery, South Africa - "For King & Empire - In memory of the Officers, NCO's and men who fell in this district in the Anglo-Boer War: 1899-1900.... 6th Innisng. Dgns. - Lt. N. Dent (15.3.1900)."
de ROUGEMONT - Captain Harold
Wake - South African Light Horse
Died of wounds at Chieveley. 24th Jan. 1900. Aged 22. Son of Commander Frank de Rougemont (Royal Navy), of Bradwell, Oxon. Born July 1877.
de VILLIERS - Lieut-Colonel A.P.
- Cape Garrison Artillery
Died at Durban Road. 12th June 1901.
DEWAR - Captain Edward John -
4/King's Royal Rifle Corps
Wounded at Paardeberg, 18th Feb. 1900. Died 2 days later. Aged 37. Born Feb. 1863. Served with the Mounted Infantry.
DICK - Captain Colin Eccles -
Royal Irish Fusiliers
Died of wounds at Vryheid. 29th Sept. 1901. Aged 36. Born Dec. 1864. Served 7 years in the ranks, commissioned 1893.
DICK-CUNYNGHAM - Lieutenant-Colonel
William Henry, VC - 2/Gordon Highlanders
Wounded at Ladysmith, 6th Jan. 1900. Died next day. Aged 48. Son of Baronet Sir William Hanmer Dick-Cunyngham, of Prestonfield. Born June 1851. Served Afghanistan 1878-80 (VC, medal & 2 clasps, star, MID) and South Africa 1881. Husband of Helen Wauchope. He was buried in Ladysmith town cemetery.
Memorial at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire - "This memorial is erected in memory of those Cheltenham men, who, either as regulars, or volunteers, died in their country's service, during the South African war, and on the side panels hereof are recorded the names of those Cheltenham men who volunteered, and served in the war. Col. Dick-Cunyngham .... Unveiled by Lt. Gen. Sir Ian Hamilton, K.C.B. 17th. July 1907. W. Nash Skillicorne, Mayor."
DICKINSON - Lieutenant Harold
Lissaman - 7th New Zealand M.I.
Killed in action at Langverwacht. 24th Feb. 1902. Aged 31. From Christchurch, New Zealand. Born Oct. 1875 in Manchester, England. Moved to New Zealand in 1878. Shot in the head. (QSA 5 clasps, KSA 2 clasps).
DILLON - Lieutenant Charles
Henry - Rifle Brigade
Died of wounds at Standerton. 8th June 1901. Aged 23. Born August 1877.
DILLON - Captain Edward
Walter Cotter - 9/King's Royal Rifle Corps
Died of sunstroke at Wynberg. 7th Feb. 1900. Aged 26. Son of Major-General Edward Sangford Dillon (1st Royal Irish Regt.). Born August 1873.
DIMSDALE - Captain Wilfrid
Philip - 2/Royal Irish Rifles
Wounded at Reddersberg, 3rd April 1900. Died 9th April. Aged 30. Son of Baron Dimsdale of Essendon, Herts. Born April 1870. Served in Tirah (medal and 2 clasps).
DOBBIE - Lieutenant Wallace
Houston - Orange River Colony Police
Died of wounds at Ladybrand. 30th Nov. 1900.
DODD - Major Thomas R. - 2nd
Railway Pioneer Regt.
Died of dysentry at Germiston. 4th Feb. 1901. A Fellow of the Royal Colonial Institute and a member of the South African League.
DORMAN - Lieutenant George
Lockwood - 3/Yorkshire Regt.
Died of enteric at Kroonstad. 30th March 1901.
DOUGLAS - Lieutenant-Colonel
Arthur Baird - 3/Cameron Highlanders
Killed in action at Roodeval. 7th June 1900.
DOVETON - Major David Edwin -
Imperial Light Horse
Wounded at Wagon Hill, 6th Jan. 1900. Died of wounds 14th Feb.
DOW - Lieutenant John - 2nd
Killed in action at Hake Banagher. 20th Dec. 1901.
DOWIE - Captain Ronald
Mackenzie - 3/Suffolk Regt.
Wounded at Vredefort, 17th Dec. 1901. Died 3 days later. Serving with the 1st Battalion.
DOWNMAN - Lieutenant-Colonel
George Thomas Frederick - 1/Gordon Highlanders
Died of wounds at Magersfontein. 11th Dec. 1899. Aged 44. Born 1855 in Devonshire. Served in Sudan 1884, Nile 1884-5 (medal and 2 clasps, Khedives star) and Chitral 1895 (medal & clasp, MID) and Tirah 1897-8 (2 clasps and MID).
DOWSE - Captain Henry Esmonde
- Royal Army Medical Corps
Died of enteric at Bloemfontein. 5th May 1900. Aged 32. Son of Henry James Dowse. Born Jan. 1868. Served in Chitral 1895 (medal & clasp).
DRAGE - Lieutenant Percy
William Chanter - 1/New South Wales Rifles
Killed in action at Diamond Hill. 11th June 1900.
Memorial at St. James Church, Sydney, Australia - "Sacred to the memory of Lieut P.W.C. Drage NSW Mounted Infantry (late of the NSW Engineer Staff) Killed in action at Diamond Hill, Sth Africa 12th June 1900. This tablet is erected by his comrades of the NSW Engineer Staff."
DREW - Lieutenant Percy James
Vaughan - Kimberley Corps
Died at Potchestroom. 28th July 1900.
Memorial at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire - "This memorial is erected in memory of those Cheltenham men, who, either as regulars, or volunteers, died in their country's service, during the South African war, and on the side panels hereof are recorded the names of those Cheltenham men who volunteered, and served in the war... Lts. ... P.J.V. Drew (Kim. R.)... Unveiled by Lt. Gen. Sir Ian Hamilton, K.C.B. 17th. July 1907. W. Nash Skillicorne, Mayor."
DRYSDALE - Lieutenant Robert
- 1/Royal Scots
Killed in action at Slabbert's Nek. 31st Aug. 1901. Aged 25. Born Oct. 1876.
Du BUISSON - 2nd Lieutenant
Claude Seaton - 2/Royal West Surrey Regt.
Wounded on the Upper Tugela, 20th Jan. 1900. Died at Pietermaritzburg, 2nd April. Aged 24. Son of James Du Buisson, of West Clandon, Surrey. Born Feb. 1876.
DUDGEON - Lieutenant Patrick
Wellwood - 1/King's Own Scottish Borderers
Died of enteric at Krugersdorp. 30th Dec. 1901. Aged 23. Born June 1878.
DUFFIELD - Captain Samuel -
Royal Army Medical Corps
Died of dysentry at Pretoria. 17th Jan. 1901. Served in the ranks 18 years. Served in Egypt 1882 (medal & Khedives star).
Du MOULIN - Lieutenant-Colonel
Louis Eugene - 1/Royal Sussex Regt.
Killed in action at Abraham's Kraal, near Koffyfontein. 28th Jan. 1902. Aged 42. Born October 1859. Served in Hazara 1885 (medal & clasp, MID), Chin-Lushai 1889-90 (clasp, MID), Manipur 1891 (clasp), Tirah 1897-8 (medal & 2 claps), and QSA (4 clasps).
DUNN - Lieutenant Joseph
Smith - 2nd Scottish Horse
Died of fever at Pretoria. 13th Jan. 1902. Acting as a war correspondent for the 'Central News', London.