OFFICERS DIED : SOUTH AFRICA 1899 - 1902
RAIKES - Lieutenant Francis
Howard - 2/King's Royal Rifle Corps
Killed in action at Wagon Hill, Ladysmith. 6th January 1900. Only son of Judge F. Raikes of Malton, Yorkshire.
RAIT - 2nd Lieutenant Walter
Garnet - 1/King's Own Scottish Borderers
Died of enteric at Wynberg 22nd June 1900. Only son of Lt.Colonel Rait, CB of Anniston, Arbroath.
RAITT - Captain Arthur
Douglas - 2/Queen's Royal West Surrey Regt.
Killed in action on the Upper Tugela, 1st January 1900. Aged 30.
RALLI - Major Antonio Stephen
- 12th Lancers
Died of enteric at Kroonstad, 26th May 1900. Aged 39. Son of M. Ralli (ex-Prime-Minister of Greece).
RALSTON - Lieutenant James -
1st Imperial Light Horse
Killed in action at Hartebeestefontein, 22nd March 1901.
RAMSAY - Lieutenant Nigel
Neis - 2/Royal Highlanders
Killed in action at Magersfontein 11th December 1899. Aged 33.
RAMSAY - Major Thomas Burnett
- Mounted Infantry Rifle Brigade
Died of dysentry at Elandsfontein 20th December 1901. Aged 39. Only son of Colonel William Ramsay, Rifle Brigade.
RAPHAEL - Lieutenant
Frederick Melchoir - 1/South Lancashire Regt.
Killed in action at Spion Kop 24th January 1900. Aged 29. Second son of George Raphael of London.
RASBOTHAM - Lieutenant Robert
Egerton - 1/Durham Light Infantry
Killed in action at Eden Kop, 22nd June 1901. Aged 22.
RAY - Major George Lake
Sidney - 1/Northumberland Fusiliers
Killed in action at Magersfontein, 11th December 1899. Aged 30. Son of Surgeon-Colonel Sidney Ray, of Kent.
RAYNER - Lieutenant George
Pritchard - 49 Coy. Imperial Yeomanry
Died of enteric at Trescawan, Anglesey, 1st July 1900. Aged 29.
READE - Lieutenant Robert
Ernest, DSO - 1/King's Royal Rifle Corps
Wounded at Roodepoort, 2nd February 1901. Died of wounds 4th February. From Wilmot, Co. Antrim. Born 18th April 1879.
REES - Lieutenant James
Edward - Western Light Horse (Rhodesia)
Injured in a fall from his horse at Salisbury, 2nd June 1902 and died the next day.
REEVES - 2nd Lieutenant
Evelyn Layard - 4/Somerset Light Infantry
Drowned while crossing a spruit near Bailey, 29th October 1901. Aged 20. Son of E. Reeves, of Ceylon.
REID - Lieutenant James
Cunnighame Corsane - 3/Somerset Light Infantry
Killed in action at Nooitgedacht, 13th December 1900. Aged 19. Son of James Reid, of Dumfriesshire.
RENNIE - Lieutenant
Coverley James - 2/Lincolnshire Regt.
Severely wounded. Died at Rietfontein West, 26th August 1901.
RENNIE - Captain John -
Colonial Defence Force
Killed in action at Buffelshoek, Bedford District.
RHODES - Lieutenant
John Fairfax - 2nd Dragoons (Scot Greys)
Killed in action at Klippan, near Springs, 18th February 1902. Aged 24. Son of Fairfax Rhodes, of Gloucestershire. Buried at Charlton Abbott's, near Cheltenham. Stained glass window in St. Andrew's Church, Sevenhampton - "To the memory of John Fairfax Rhodes Lieut. Royal Scots Greys who lost his life while serving his country in the war in South Africa Feb 18th 1902." "In memory of Mary, Wife of Fairfax Rhodes of Brockhampton Park who died 4th Jan 1915."
RICHARDS - Lieutenant Herbert
Samuel - 2/North Staffordshire Regt.
Died of enteric at Johannesburg, 18th January 1901. Aged 20.
RITCHIE - Lieutenant Horace
William - 2/North Staffordshire Regt.
Killed at Poetze, near Jacobsdal, 15th February 1901. Aged 25.
ROACH - Lieutenant J.J. -
Killed in action at Boshbult, 31st March 1902.
ROBBINS - Lieutenant Donald
Gorton - 21st Batt. Imperial Yeomanry
Killed in action near Standerton, 22nd August 1901. Second son of William Robbins, of Bexley, Kent.
John Henry - Queenstown Rifle Volunteers
Killed in action at Helpmakaar Farm, near Winburg, 25th August 1900. Aged 25.
ROBERTS - Lieutenant
Frederick Hugh Sherston, V.C. - King's Royal Rifle Corps
Wounded at Colenso, 15th December 1899. Died 17th December. Aged 27. Born at Umballa, Punjab, India. Son of Field Marshall Earl Roberts and Nora. He was buried at Chieveley Station, on the Tugela.
ROBERTS - Lieutenant James
Clarke - Victorian Mounted Infantry
Died at Rensburg, 12th February 1900.
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.... Vicn.M.R - Lt. J.C. Roberts k.i.a. 12.2.1900."
ROBERTSON - Lieutenant Albert
Meyer - Mossel Bay District Mounted Troops
Died of enteric at Mossel Bay, 5th May 1902.
ROBERTSON - Captain Claude
William - Royal Marine Light Infantry
Killed in action at Selous River, 22nd July 1900, while attached to the 1st Australian Bushmen. Aged 31.
ROBERTSON - Captain Crewe -
Killed in action at Ramathlabama, near Mafeking, 31st March 1900.
ROBERTSON - Captain Edgar
Quartus - King's Own Scottish Borderers
Killed in action at Stephanusdrai, 29th July 1900. Aged 32. Son of John Robertson, of Colac, Victoria, Australia.
ROBERTSON - 2nd Lieutenant
Hugh - 14th Hussars
Died in an accident at Johannesburg, 1st February 1901. Aged 21. Son of Lord Robertson, of Porteviot.
ROBERTSON - Major James
Stewart - 3/Black Watch
Died of enteric, 1st June 1900 while attached to the 14th Hussars. Aged 44. Son of James Robertson, of Perthshire.
ROBINSON - Major Sidney
Loftus - 1/Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Died of wounds at Magersfontein, 11th December 1899. Aged 39.
ROGERS - Lieutenant Henry
Paton - 2/Wiltshire Regt.
Died of enteric at Bloemfontein, 13th May 1900. Aged 26.
ROLFE - Lieutenant William -
Cape Mounted Rifles
Wounded near Hoopstad, Kimberley, 23rd October 1900. Died at Kimberley, 13th November.
ROSE - Lieutenant Bertram
Temple - Thorneycroft's M.I.
Died of enteric at Base Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, 30th March 1900. Aged 25. Son of Charles Day Rose, M.P., of Pangbourne. Brother of the officer below.
ROSE - Captain Charles Ernest
- Royal Horse Guards
Killed in action near Wellow, 4th May 1900. Aged 27. Son of Charles Day Rose, M.P., of Pangbourne. Brother of the officer above.
ROSE - Lieutenant F.W. - Cape
Died at King William's Town, 24th March 1900.
ROSS - Lieutenant Alex Don -
3rd New Zealand Contingent (Rough Riders)
Died of enteric at Pretoria, 10th January 1901.
ROSS - Major Archibald John
Joseph - 2/Royal Lancaster Regt.
Killed in action at Spion Kop, 24th January 1900. Aged 41. Educated at Cheltenham College.
Memorial at Holy Cross, Ramsbury, Wiltshire - "In loving memory of Major A.J.J. Ross King's Own Royal Lancaster Regt. eldest son of Col. & Mrs Ross who fell at Spion Kop S. Africa January 24th 1900 aged 41 years."
ROWAN - Lieutenant Ernest
Courteney - Army Service Corps
Died of enteric at Pretoria, 25th February 1901. Aged 28.
ROYSTON - Colonel-Commandant
William - Natal Volunteer Force
Died at Woodstock, Pietermaritzburg, 6th April 1900.
RUDALL - Lieutenant -
Imperial Light Infantry
Killed in action at Spion Kop, 24th January 1900.
RUNDLE - Lieutenant William
John Scott, D.S.O. - 6th Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers)
Wounded at Kareebosch, 19th July 1901. Died at Beaufort West, 30th July. Aged 25. Born 26th March 1876. Son of Dr. George E. Rundle, of Rooty Hill, New South Wales.
RUSSELL - Lieutenant Cecil
Pomeroy - Leicester Regt.
Died of enteric at Intombi Field Hospital, Ladysmith, 5th January 1900. Aged 24. Son of Colonel C.J. Russell, Royal Engineers, of Weymouth.
RUSSELL - 2nd Lieutenant
Lionel Phillips - 2/West Yorkshire Regt.
Wounded at Holland, 19th December 1901, died the next day. Son of Sir W.R. Russell, of Flaxmere, Hastings.
RUSSELL - 2nd Lieutenant
Philip Leslie - 17th Lancers
Killed in action at Modderfontein, near Tarkastad, 17th September 1901. Aged 23.
RUSSELL-BROWN - Lieutenant
Frank - 1/Royal Munster Fusiliers
Wounded near Bloemfontein Waterworks, 30th March. Died of wounds 4th April 1900, aged 28. Son of Colonel F. Brown, VC, ISC. Husband of Kathleen Colquhoun, married August 1899.
RYALL - Captain Charles -
2/West Yorkshire Regt.
Killed in action on the Upper Tugela, 21st January 1900. Aged 31.
RYAN - Lieutenant F.J. - 6th
New Zealand M.I.
Killed in action at Paardeplaats, 16th June 1901.