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OFFICERS DIED : SOUTH AFRICA 1899 - 1902

EAGAR - Captain Edward Boaz - 1/Northumberland Fusiliers
Killed in action at Belmont. 23rd Nov. 1899. Aged 39. Son of Colonel Edward Hungerford Eagar (40th Foot) and Elizabeth Kelly. Born 7th April 1860. Served in the Nile expedition 1898 (medal and bar). He was killed by a wounded Boer who was holding a white flag.
Memorial at St. Peter's Church, Leckhampton, Cheltenham, Glos. -
"Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth relict of Lieut Col. Edward Hungerford Eagar, 40th Regiment, and daughter of the late Denis Kelly, Esq. of Castle Kelly Co Galway Ireland died at Cheltenham, December 19th 1892. Also in loving memory of her son Edward Boaz Eagar, Captain in the 5th Fusiliers, who fell at the Battle of Belmont, S. Africa Nov. 23rd 1899, Aged 39 years."
Memorial in Royal Garrison Church, Portsmouth - "In loving memory of Edward Boaz Eagar: Captain and of Robert Walter Maxwell Brine Lieutenant, Fifth Fusiliers they served in the Soudan Expedition to Khartoum and at the Occupation of Crete in 1898-9 and were killed in action 23 Nov 1899 at Belmont S. Africa where they rest aged 39 and 24 respectively. Their death they were not divided."

EAGAR - Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Averell - 2/Royal Irish Rifles
Wounded at Stormberg, 10th Dec. 1899. Died of wounds at Burghersdorp, 13th Feb. 1900. Aged 46. Born April 1853.

EALES - Major Lionel George Nuttall - 2/East Kent Regt.
Died on the transport ship 'Avoca' on the 2nd May 1902. Aged 37. Born July 1864. Served at Manipur 1891 (medal and bar, MID).

EARLE - Captain Sydney - Coldstream Guards
Killed in action at Modder River. 28th Nov. 1899. Aged 34. Born Jan. 1865.

EATON - Lieutenant Charles Edward - Robert's Horse
Died of enteric at Kroonstad. 4th June 1900. Aged 31. Son of Robert and Helen Eaton, of Bryn-y-mor, Swansea. Born Jan. 1869. (QSA and 3 bars).

EBSWORTH - 2nd Lieutenant Alfred - 1st Australian Horse
Killed in action at Bronkhorstspruit. 23rd July 1900.

EDDY - Major George Albert - 1/Victorian Mounted Rifles
Killed in action near Rensburg. 12th Feb. 1900.

EDMONDS - Lieutenant Nicholas Gifford - 2/Black Watch
Killed in action at Magersfontein. 11th Dec. 1899. Aged 27. Son of W. Edmonds, of Colyton. Born Dec. 1872.

EGERTON - Lieutenant Frederick Greville - H.M.S. Powerful
Died of wounds at Ladysmith. 2nd Nov. 1899. Aged 31. Son of Admiral Francis Egerton, of Weybridge (MP 1866-8). A Boer shell hit him in the legs. Both legs were amputated, his only remark, 'This will put an end to my cricket I'm afraid'. He died later that day.
Memorial in St. Anne's Church, Portsmouth -
"This tablet is erected by Capt the hon Hedworth Lambton CB and the Officers and Men of HMS Powerful in memory of Commander Alfd P. Ethelston RN Fleet Paymaster, Wm H.F. Kay RN, Commander Fredk G. Egerton RN, Lieutenant Edward Stabb RNR, the Non-Commissioned Officers, Petty Officers and Men of the Naval Brigades of HMS Powerful who were killed or died during the campaign in South Africa 1899-1900."
Memorial in Chapel, Peak Forest, Derbyshire, England - "In memory of Frederick Greville Egerton Commander RN younger son of Admiral the Hon. Francis and Lady Louisa Egerton grandson of the 7th Duke of Devonshire K.G. He died from wounds received in action while serving with the Naval Brigade from H.M.S. Powerful in defence of Ladysmith South Africa Novr 2nd 1899 in the 31st year of his age."

ELKINGTON - Lieutenant George Edward - Royal Engineers
Died of enteric. 12th Jan. 1901. Aged 30. Son of Lieut-General Elkington, CB, of Sonning, Berkshire. Born Jan. 1871. Served in the Dongola expedition 1896 (medal and bar, MID, Khedives medal, Order of the Medjidie 4th class). He was serving with 1st Division Telegraph Battalion when he died.

ELLIOTT - Captain Herbert W. Drummond - South African Irregular Forces
Killed in action near Ugie. 21st Nov. 1901. Son of Major Sir Henry George Elliott, Chief Magistrate of Tembuland.

ELLIS - Lieutenant Thomas Flower - Thornycroft's M.I.
Killed in action at Spion Kop. 24th jan. 1900. Aged 31.

ELLISON - Captain George Paget - 9th Lancers
Died of enteric at Kroonstad. 7th April 1900. Aged 31. Son of Colonel R.G. Ellison, of Boultham Hall, Lincolnshire. Born Dec. 1868.

ELSWORTH - Lieutenant A. - New South Wales M.I.
Killed in action.

ELTON - Captain Erle Godfrey - 2/Black Watch
Killed in action at Magersfontein. 11th Dec. 1899. Aged 30. Son of Colonel F.C. Elton (Royal Artillery). Born June 1869.

ELWORTHY - Captain Charles Kershaw - 6th Dragoon Guards
Killed in action at Zand River. 10th May 1900. Aged 35. Son of Charles James Elsworthy, of Wellington, Somerset. Born Sept. 1865.

ELY - Lieutenant Thomas Butler - 2/Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Died of enteric on the SS 'Orcana'. 15th April 1900. Aged 24. Son of Major-General Ely. Born Sept. 1875.

ENGLEBACH - Captain Francis Joyce - 1/East Kent Regt.
Killed in action near Bothaville. 6th Nov. 1900. Aged 33. Born Oct. 1867. Served at Chitral 1895 (medal and bar), the Niger 1897-8 (medal and bar).

ENGLAND - Captain Alick Thornber - 1/Derbyshire Regt.
Died of enteric at Sterkstroom. 24th Feb. 1900. Aged 30. Born 9th March 1869.
Memorial at War Memorial Church, Sandhurst Royal Military Academy -
"In loving memory of Alick Thornber England, Captain The Sherwood Foresters (Gent Cadet 1887-1888) who died at Sterkstroom, South Africa of enteric February 24th 1900 aged 30 years."

ERSKINE - Captain W. C. C. - Field Intelligence Dept.
Killed in action near Fouriesberg. 7th Oct. 1901. Attached to 16th Brigade Staff. He was a Fellow of the Royal Colonial Institute.

ERSKINE-FLOWER - Lieutenant Henry Noel Clare - Scottish Horse
Wounded near Rustenburg, 30th Sept. 1901. Died 22nd Nov. Aged 20. Son of Rev. H.H. Flower.

ETHELSTON - Commander Alfred Peel - H.M.S. 'Powerful'
Killed in action at Graspan. 25th Nov. 1899. Son of Robert and Philippa Ethelston, of Hinton, Salop. Joined the Royal Navy in 1875. Served in Sudan 1884-5 (medal and bar, Khedives star).
Memorial in St. Alkmund's Church, Whitchurch, Shropshire -
"In loving memory of Alfred Ethelston Commander RN HMS Powerful fourth son of Robert Peel Ethelston and Louisa Philippa his wife of Hinton in this parish Killed in action at Graspan S. Africa 25th November 1899 aged 36."
Memorial in St. Anne's Church, Portsmouth - "This tablet is erected by Capt the hon Hedworth Lambton CB and the Officers and Men of HMS Powerful in memory of Commander Alfd P. Ethelston RN Fleet Paymaster, Wm H.F. Kay RN, Commander Fredk G. Egerton RN, Lieutenant Edward Stabb RNR, the Non-Commissioned Officers, Petty Officers and Men of the Naval Brigades of HMS Powerful who were killed or died during the campaign in South Africa 1899-1900."

EUSTACE - Captain Alexander Rowland - 2/East Kent Regt.
Killed in action at Driefontein. 16th March 1900. Aged 40. Born August 1859.

EVANS - Lieutenant Ernest C. - Johannesburg District Mounted Troops
Died at Klipplaat. Had served in the 2nd Tasmanian M.I.

EVANS - Lieutenant-Colonel R. W. - Natal Volunteer Composite Regt.
Killed in action at Llangelegen. 19th Feb. 1902.

EVANS-FREKE - Lieutenant Cecil Montague - 16th Lancers
Wounded at Orange Grove, 2nd June 1900. Died 15th June. Aged 23. Son of the 8th Lord Carbery, of Glaston House, Uppingham. Born Sept. 1876.

EYKYN - Captain Cecil - 2/Black Watch
Wounded at Koodoosberg, 7th Feb. 1900. Died next day. Aged 32. Son of Thomas Eykyn, of London.

EYRE - Lieutenant Charles George - 10th Batt. Imperial Yeomanry
Killed in action near Sterkfontein. 15th Nov. 1901. Had previous service with the Royal Scots Fusiliers.
Buried at Coligny Graveyard -
"Charles George Eyre. Lieut Xth Imperial Yeomanry Killed in action Novr. 16th 1901."
Memorial at Shaw Church, Shaw, near Newbury, Berkshire - "Erected by the County of Berkshire in memory of Lieut. Charles George Eyre 39th Company Imperial Yeomanry aged 39 years who was killed in action at Sterksfontein, South Africa on 15th November 1901."


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