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OFFICERS DIED : SOUTH AFRICA 1899 - 1902

SALE - Lieutenant Arthur Arnold - 3rd (1st Tasmanian Mounted) Contingent (Bushmen)
Wounded at Pietsburg, 8th April 1901. Died 9th April.

SALKELD - Lieutenant Philip - Cape Mounted Police
Killed during the siege of Kimberley. Son of Colonel Charles Salkeld (Royal Artillery).

SALMON - Lieutenant-Colonel Albert Louis - 3rd Derbyshire Regiment
Died of wounds 4th August 1902 at Deerfontein.
Memorial at Southwark Cathedral -
"To the glory of God and in memory of Lieutenant Colonel Albert Louis Salmon (3rd Derbyshire - Sherwood Foresters) who for the benefit of London Working Boys raised the 1st Cadet Battalion "The Queen's" (Royal West Surrey Regiment) with Head Quarters in this Parish and was its commanding officer for thirteen years (1889-1902) He died 4th August 1902 at Deerfontein South Africa of wounds received whilst Commandant of Stormberg."

SALMON - Captain Robert Westrup - 1st Victorian Mounted Infantry
Died of enteric at Naauwport 16th March 1900.

SALT - Lieutenant George Edmund Stevenson - 1st Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died of enteric at Modder Spruit 3rd April 1900. Aged 27. Son of Sir Thomas Salt, of Stafford. Born February 1873.

SALTER - Captain Philip Stanley - 7th Batt. Imperial Yeomanry
Killed in action at Rooival, Transvaal. 11th April 1902. Son of Philip Salter, of Broadclyst, near Exeter.

SANDERS - Major Francis Alexander - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Killed in action at on the Tugela 24th February 1900. Aged 44. Born in December 1855.
Memorial at Inniskilling Hill - "Near this spot were killed or mortally wounded on Feb. 23rd-24th 1900, Lieut-Col. T.M.G. Thackeray, commanding, Major F.A. Sanders, 2nd-in-command, Lieut. W.O. Stuart, and 65 NCO and men of the 27th Inniskillings whilst advancing to the relief of Ladysmith."

SANDERS - Lieutenant Lionel Salter - Imperial Light Horse
Killed in action near Klip Drift 31st July 1901.

SANDFORD - Captain Harry Coddington - Indian Staff Corps
Killed in action at Game Tree in the sortie from Mafeking 26th December 1899. Aged 30. Born March 1869 at Sandford, Shropshire. Served in Burma 1892 (medal and bar).  After his death, Queen Victoria requested a photograph of him from his family.

SAUNDERS-KNOX-GORE - Captain Cecil Henry - Thornycroft's Mounted Infantry
Killed in action at Spion Kop 24th January 1899. Aged 36. (Ex-6th Inniskilling Dragoons.) Son of Major-General Sauders-Knox-Gore (Royal Artillery), of Ballina, Co. Mayo. Born February 1862.

SAUNDERSON - Captain Llewellyn Traherne - Rifle Brigade
Wounded at Standerton, 22nd April 1902. Died 24th April. Aged 31. Son of Lady Rachel Saunderson, of Co. Cavan and of Glamorganshire. Born June 1870.

SAVORY - Captain Albert Savory - 4th Hussars (att. South African Light Horse)
Died of wounds near Dalmanutha 23rd August 1900. Aged 22. Son of Albert Savory, of Banbury. Served at Tirah 1897 (medal and bar).

SHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN - Major His Highness Prince Christian Victor Albert Ludwig Ernst Anton,
heir of Norway, Duke of Shleswig-Holstein, G.C.B., G.C.V.O. - 4th King's Royal Rifle Corps
Died of enteric at Pretoria 29th October 1900. Aged 33. Born at Windsor Castle 14th April 1867. Served Hazara 1891 (medal and bar, MID), Mirzanai 1891 (bar), Ashanti 1895 (star, MID), Nile 1898 (medal, 4th class of the Osmanieh, MID).

SCHNADHORST - Lieutenant Frank Gladstone - Kitchener's Fighting Scouts
Wounded at Heilbron, 4th October 1901. Died 22nd October. Aged 21. Son of Francis Schnadhorst, of Birmingham.

SCHREIBER - Lieutenant Clare Basil - 66th Battery, Royal Field Artillery
Killed in action at Colenso 15th December 1899. Aged 26. Son of Percy Schreiber (ex-Royal Scots). Born December 1873.

SCHWABE - Lieutenant Horace Foster - 2nd Batt. Imperial Yeomanry
Died of typhitis at Johannesburg 25th September 1901. Aged 25. Son of H.A. Schwabe, of Lymm, Cheshire.

SCOBELL - Lieutenant John Francis - 1st Leicester Regt.
Died of enteric at Vrede 6th March 1901. Aged 23. Son of Rev. John F. Scobell. Born June 1877.

SCOTT - Captain Henry Farquhar - 3rd Royal Berkshire Regt.
Killed in action near Hout Kop 14th June 1901.

SCOTT - Commandant Scott - Vryburg Police
Died trying to reach British forces with his small volunteer force.

SEAGRIM - Captain Dudley Gillum - Royal Garrison Artillery
Died of illness at Capetown 15th May 1900. Aged 32. Born July 1867. Served in Burma 1885-89 (medal and 2 bars), Zhob Valley 1890, Waziristan 1894 (bar).
Buried at Woodstock Cemetery, Cape Twon - "Capt. Seagrim R.A. 15.06.00."

SEALE - Captain John Whiteway - Cape Police
Died of enteric at Wynberg 5th March 1902.

SEEDS - Captain James Thomson - 5th Royal Irish Rifles
Died of dysentry at Kroonstad 1st June 1901. Aged 30. Son of W. Seeds, of Ballymott House, near Downpatrick. Born October 1870.

SELOUS - Lieutenant Harry Dyson - 2nd Bedfordshire Regt.
Killed in action at Paardeberg 18th February 1900. Aged 26. Born July 1873.

SENIOR - Captain Guy - Royal Marine Artillery
Killed in action at Graspan 25th November 1899. Aged 23. Born December 1875. Served on HMS Monarch.
Memorial at West End Cemetery, Kimberley South Africa - "In memory of the Officers of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines of the Naval Brigade who fell at the battle of Graspan, 25 November 1899, Commander A.P. Ethelston, R.N. H.M.S. 'Powerful' Major J.H. Plumbe, R.M.L.I. H.M.S. 'Doris' Captain G. Senior, R.M.A. H.M.S. 'Monarch.''

SEYMOUR - Major L. J. - Cape Pioneer Railway Regt.
Killed in action at Zand River 14th July 1900. (born in Australia).

SHAFTO - Lieutenant Charles Duncombe - 1st Durham Light Infantry
Killed in action on the Upper Tugela 5th February 1900. Aged 21. Born June 1878.

SHAND - Lieutenant William Jorie - 1st Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Wounded at Tafelkop, 20th December 1901. Died 22nd December. Aged 23. Born March 1878.

SHARPE - 2nd Lieutenant James Minot - 4th North Staffordshire Regt.
Wounded near Carnarvon, Cape Colony, 21st February 1902. Died 23rd February. Aged 20. Son of James Sharpe, of London.

SHAW - Lieutenant Percy Costello - 3rd Royal Munster Fusiliers
Died of enteric at Bloemfontein 28th May 1900.

SHAW-STEWART - Captain Houston Michael, D.S.O. - 17th Lancers
Accidentally drowned on voyage home from South Africa, on the SS Canada. 28th July 1901. Aged 29. Son of Sir Michael Robert Shaw-Stewart, of Ardgowan, Greenock and Lady Octavia Grosvenor. Born October 1871. DSO in 1901.

SHEA - 2nd Lieutenant Geoffrey Norman - 1st Royal Munster Fusiliers
Killed in action at Schotland West 20th April 1902. Aged 21. Born December 1880 at Bradfield.

SHEPHERD - Captain Charles - South African Light Horse
Died of enteric at Springfontein 22nd July 1901.

SHEPHERD - Lieutenant Richard Edmund - Yorkshire Light Infantry
Killed in action near Brakenlaagte 31st October 1901. Aged 26. Son of Colonel C.H. Shepherd, D.S.O. Born May 1875. Had served in the British South Africa Police 1898-99. QSA and 7 bars.

SHERIDAN - Lieutenant Richard Brinsley - 17th Lancers
Killed in action at Modderfontein 17th September 1901. Aged 27. Born May 1874.

SHERRARD - Major John Meade - Army Pay Department
Died of illness at Bloemfontein 6th November 1900. Aged 52. Born March 1848.

SHERSTON - Lieutenant-Colonel John, D.S.O. - Rifle Brigade
Killed in action at Talana Hill 20th October 1899. Aged 42. Son of Captain Sherston (6th Dragoon Guards), of Bath. Born July 1857. Served Afghanistan 1878-80 (medal and 3 bars, Star, MID), Burma 1886-7 (medal and bar, MID, DSO).

SHOWERS - Lieutenant-Colonel Eden Currie - Lumsden's Horse
Killed in action near Thaba N'chu 30th April 1900. Ex-Surma Valley Light Horse Volunteers and Bengal Constabulary. Son of Major-General St. George Daniel Showers, of Fort William, Calcutta, and Cheltenham.
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..... Maj. E. Showers (L.H.)..... Unveiled by Lt. Gen. Sir Ian Hamilton, K.C.B. 17th. July 1907. W. Nash Skillicorne, Mayor."

SIDNEY - Lieutenant Thomas Alfred Winsmore - Army Ordnance Department
Died of enteric at East London 10th January 1901. Aged 36. Born June 1864. Served 15 years before being commissioned in 1899.

SIMPSON - 2nd Lieutenant Francis James Thomas Uniacke - Royal Scots Fusiliers
Killed in action at Pieter's Hill 27th February 1900. Aged 20. Educated at Cheltenham College. Born November 1879.

SIMPSON - Lieutenant Tom Thorp - 1st Shropshire Light Infantry
Died of dysentry at Schhoeman's Kloof 30th April 1901. Aged 23. Son of Dr. W.S. Simpson. Born May 1877.

SIORDET - Lieutenant Frederick John - West Riding Regt.
Killed in action at Paardeberg 18th February 1900. Aged 28. Born December 1871.

SITWELL - Major Claude George Henry, D.S.O. - Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Killed in action on the Upper Tugela 23rd February 1900. Aged 41. Son of Captain G.T. Sitwell (3rd Dragoons). Born October 1858. Served Afghanistan 1879-80 (medal), Egypt 1882 (medal and Khedives star), Nandi (East Africa) 1895 (MID), Uganda 1897 (MID, DSO). Husband of Amy Cooke.

SKENE - Lieutenant William - Kitchener's Horse
Killed in action at Nooitgedacht 13th December 1900. Aged 25. Born December 1875 in Victoria, Australia. Son of T. Skene, a member of the Commonwealth Parliament of Australia.

SKIRVING - Lieutenant G. McB. - 101st Co. 5th Batt. Imperial Yeomanry
Wounded at Rhenosterfontein, 5th September 1901. Died 8th September.

SLATER - Lieutenant Sydney Arthur, D.S.O. - 57th Company, 15th Batt. Imperial Yeomanry
Died of enteric at Kroonstad 29th January 1901. Aged 29. Son of E. Slater, of Slingsby Hall, Yorkshire. Born December 1872. DSO 1901.

SMITH - Lieutenant and Quartmaster William Dixon - Border Mounted Rifles
Died at Intombispruit, Ladysmith 13th January 1900. Buried at Intombi memorial cemetery, along with his stepson Trooper Alexander Anderson (who also died at Intombi). There is a Memorial to the Border Mounted Rifles at Umzinto, where William lived from 1881 and from which area the members of the Border Mounted Rifles were drawn.

SOUTHEY - Lieutenant Arthur Melville - 2nd Scots Guards
Killed in action at Tiger's Kloof 23rd November 1900. Aged 28. Born October 1872.

SOWERBY - Lieutenant Francis Hubert Airey - 3rd Durham Light Infantry
Died of dysentry at Kroonstad 21st April 1901.

SPANDOW - Captain H. J. A. - Midland Mounted Rifles
Killed in action at Water Kloof, near Craddock. 20th June 1901.

SPENCE - Colonel William Alexander, V.D. - Duke of Edinburgh's Own Volunteer Corps
Killed in action near Douglas 30th May 1900. Ex-Middlesex Regt. Son of Captain S. Spence (28th Foot). Served in the 77th Foot 1863-75. Retired to New Zealand and then moved to Cape Town.  Served Bechuanaland 1897.

SPENCER - 2nd Lieutenant A. - Cape Volunteer Medical Staff Corps
Died at Krugersdorp 26th September 1900.

SPICER - Lieutenant Arthur Reginald William - 3rd King's Royal Rifle Corps
Died of enteric at Germiston 8th May 1901. Aged 22. Son of Richard Spicer. Born June 1878.

SPRATT - Lieutenant H. Devereux - 23rd Co. Imperial Yeomanry
Wounded at Waterval, 2nd June 1902. Died at Mortimer on the 3rd June. Aged 35. The Peace Treaty ending the War was signed two days before he was wounded, the Boers being unaware of the fact. Son of Richard Spratt, of Pencil Hall, Mallow.

SPRECKLEY - Lieutenant-Colonel J. A. , C.M.G. - Rhodesian Protectorate Regt.
Killed in action at Klip Drift 20th August 1900. Aged 35. Born March 1865. CMG 1896 for South Africa.

SPRENGER - Major C. F. - Cape Mounted Rifles
Killed in action at Wepener 9th April 1900.  Served in the Galeka and Gaika campaigns 1877-78, and Basutoland 1880.

SPRING - Lieutenant H. G. - Imperial Yeomanry
Killed in action at Vlakfontein 29th May 1901. Son of Rev. H.C. Spring, of Tiverton, Devon (ex-army chaplain). Reported to have been killed while lying wounded.
Memorial at St. Andrews Church, Alwington, Devon -
"To the glory of God and in loving memory of Henry Geoffrey Spring, Lieut. 27th (Devon) Imperial Yeomanry who was killed in action at Vlakfontein S. Africa on the 29th May 1901 aged 20. Also of Harold Paynter Spring 2nd Lieut. 28th Punjaubis who died of enteric fever at Delhi, India. Sons of the Rev. Henry Coleridge Spring, Rector of this parish by whom this tablet is erected."

STABB - Lieutenant Edward - Royal Naval Reserve
Died of fever at Ladysmith 15th January 1900.
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."

STANLEY - Captain Herbert Foster Wentworth - 9th Lancers
Died of wounds near Dewetsdorp 28th April 1900. Aged 36. Son of Sidney Stanley, of Longstone Hall, Cambridgeshire. Born July 1863.

STANLEY - Lieutenant Henry Thomas - 7th Batt. Imperial Yeomanry
Killed in action at Hekpoort 16th September 1900.

STANTON - Lieutenant A. A. - Commander-in-Chief's Bodyguard
Died of peritonitis at Utrecht 9th March 1901. A fellow of the Royal Colonial Institute.

STANTON - Lieutenant Harold John - 2nd Northumberland Fusiliers
Wounded at Nooitgedacht, 13th December 1900. Died at Pretoria, 30th December. Aged 22. Son of Captain F.R. Stanton (Royal Scots). Born December 1878.

STAPLETON-BRETHERTON - 2nd Lieutenant Robert Charles Lucius -1st Royal Fusiliers
Killed in action at Ronderan 30th January 1902. Aged 26. Son of F.A. Stapleton-Bretherton, of Rainhill, Lancashire. Born August 1875. Served as Assistant-Inspector of the Gold Coast Constabulary 1899-1900.
Monument at ICL Beaumont - "Capt. F. Owen-Lewis Nov 24 1899 near Graspan. Lieut. A. Byrne June 10 1900 Bloemfontein. Lieut. J. Lawlor Augt 30 1900 Waterwal. Lieut. A.E. Murphy May 29 1901 Middlekraal. 2nd Lieut. R. Stapelton-Bretherton Jany 30 1902 Ronderan. RIP This monument in memory of old Beaumont boys who fell in the South African War 1899-1902 was erceted by by some old boys and friends of Beaumont 1903."

STAPLETON-COTTON - Lieutenant Wellington Robert Paul - 19th Hussars
Died of enteric at Ladysmith 29th January 1900. Aged 27. Son of Colonel Richard Stapleton-Cotton, of Somerford Hall, Staffordshire. Born August 1872.

STAPYLTON-BREE - Lieutenant Reginald Robert - Victorian Mounted Infantry
Died of enteric at Bloemfontein 26th May 1900. Aged 19. Son of Robert Stapylton-Bree, of Hamilton, Australia.

STAYNER - Captain Frederick Sutherland - 1st Gloucestershire Regt.
Died of enteric at Ceylon 8th October 1900. Aged 34. Severely wounded at Nicholson's Nek. Born March 1866.

STEBBING - Lieutenant Frederic Anderson - Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Killed in action on the Tugela 24th February 1900. Aged 23. Son of Lieutenant-Colonel Frederic A. Stebbing (King's Regt.), of Ealing. Born June 1876. QSA and 2 bars.

STEPHENSON - Lieutenant W. H. - Canadian Scouts
Died of enteric at Bloemfontein 13th February 1902.

STEWART - Captain Archibald Dundonald - 1st Rifle Brigade
Killed at Kaap River, near Vlakfontein 9th October 1900. Aged 36. Born February 1864. Served Burma 1886-88 (medal and 2 bars).

STEWART - Captain Gilbert Macdonald - Lancashire Fusiliers
Killed in action at Spion Kop 24th January 1900. Aged 26. Born February 1873. Served Sudan 1898 (medal, Khedive's medal and bar).

STONEMAN - Lieutenant-Colonel James - Army Service Corps
Died of enteric at Pietermaritzburg 10th December 1900. Aged 45. Served 14 years before being Commissioned in 1889. Served Egypt 1882 (medal and Khedive's star).

STOPFORD - Lieutenant-Colonel Horace Robert - Coldstream Guards
Killed in action at Modder River 28th November 1899. Aged 44. Born October 1855.

STREAK - Lieutenant - Dennison's Scouts
Killed in action at Schweitzerrenneke. 29th December 1900.

STRONG - Lieutenant Charles Powlett, D.S.O. - 2nd Bedfordshire Regt.
Killed in action at Graspan 6th June 1901. Aged 25. Son of Lieutenant-Colonel Strong, of Peterborough. Born January 1875.
Memorial in Northampton Cathedral - "To the Glory of God and in memory of Brave Men, inhabitants of this County and neighbourhood, who gave their lives for their Sovereign and Country during the War in South Africa 1899-1902, the Western Window of this Cathedral was filled with stained glass, AD 1903.... The Bedfordshire Regiment, Lieut. C.P. Strong, DSO..."

STRONG - Major Sydney Philip - 2nd Scottish Rifles
Died of wounds at Spion Kop 24th January 1900. Aged 41. Born February 1858. Served South Africa 1877-8, Zululand 1879 (medal and bar, MID).

STUART - Lieutenant Charles McKay Stuart - South African Town Guards
Died of epilepsy at Mossel Bay 12th December 1901.

STUART - Major Sidney Offord - Royal Army Medical Corps
Died of dysentry at Winburg 18th April 1902. Aged 41. Born November 1860.

STUART - Lieutenant Walter Ochiltree - 1st Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Killed in action on the Upper Tugela 23rd February 1900. Aged 22. Educated at Cheltenham College. Son of Major Burleigh Stuart, of Omagh, Co. Tyrone. Born November 1877.
Memorial at Inniskilling Hill - "Near this spot were killed or mortally wounded on Feb. 23rd-24th 1900, Lieut-Col. T.M.G. Thackeray, commanding, Major F.A. Sanders, 2nd-in-command, Lieut. W.O. Stuart, and 65 NCO and men of the 27th Inniskillings whilst advancing to the relief of Ladysmith."

STUBBS - Brevet-Major Arthur Kennedy - 2nd Worcestershire Regt.
Killed in action at Rensburg 12th February 1900. Aged 32. Son of Major-General F.W. Stubbs (Royal Artillery). Born December 1867 at Meerut, India.  Served Niger 1898 (wounded, MID, medal and bar).
Memorial at Worcester Hill, Yardley Farm, South Africa -
"In Memory of the following Officers, N.C.O's and Men of the 2nd Batt. (36th) Worcestershire Regiment who were killed in action or died of wounds, received in action near this spot while doing their duty defending this position on 12th February 1900..... Major Stubbs ... "

SUTHERLAND - 2nd Lieutenant Eric Macnaught - 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Killed in action near Frederickstad 29th May 1902. Aged 19. Son of Sir Thomas Sutherland (Chairman of the Peninsular & Oriental Steamship Company, and MP for Greenock). Born September 1882.

SUTTON - Captain Francis Hubert Clifford - Royal Canadian Dragoons
Died at sea returning from South Africa to Canada. Aged 35. Son of Rev. Walter Henry Sutton, of South Cerney, Gloucestershire.

SWANSTON - Lieutenant Arthur William - 6th Inniskilling Dragoons
Killed in action near Ermelo 16th October 1900. Aged 25. Son of J.C. Swanston, of Bourne End, Buckinghamshire. Born February 1875. Killed while trying to bring in wounded troopers.

SYKES - Captain Herbert Schofield - Royal Scots Fusiliers
Killed in action at Pieter's Hill, on the Upper Tugela. 27th February 1900. Aged 36. Born June 1863 at Manor Adel, near Leeds.

SYMONS - Major-General Sir William Penn, K.C.B.
Wounded in the battle of Talana, 20th October 1899. Died 23rd  October at Dundee. Aged 56. Son of William Symons, of Hatt, Cornwall. Born 17th July 1843. Served in Zululand with the 24th Foot (medal and bar), Burma 1886 (medal and bar, MID), Chin-Lushai 1889 (bar, C.B.), Waziristan 1894 (bar), Tochi and Tirah 1897 (medal and 2 bars, K.C.B.) Husband of Caroline Hawkins.
A monument in St. Paul's Church, Ambala, India - "To the memory of Major General Sir William Penn Symons K.C.B. who was mortally wounded when leading on his troops to victory against the Boers at the battle of Talana Hill on the 20th Oct. 1899. Erected by Officers who had served under him."


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