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AFRICA

Captain Owen Arthur Ormsby Gore - 43rd Light Infantry - Killed 6th April 1852
Memorial at St. Oswald's Church, Oswestry -
"Sacred to the memory of Captain Owen Arthur Orsmby Gore of the 43rd Light Infantry third son of William Orsmby Gore Esq. MP of Porkington, who fell in action with the Caffres at the head of his Company on the sixth of April 1852 at "Atna's Cave" British Caffraria. This monument was erected by his brother officers as a mark of their affectionate regard."

Lieutenant Frederick Henry Eardley-Wilmot - Royal Artillery - Killed 3rd November 1873
Memorial at Berkswell Church, Berkswell -
"Frederick Henry Earldey-Wilmot, Lieutenant of the Royal Artillery, fourth son of Sir John Eardley-Wilmot, Bart. Formerly of Berkswell Hall in this parish. He fell in the Ashantee War at Dunquah near Cape Coast Castle 3 November 1873 in the 28th year of his age, while endeavouring to rally a few Native troops against the enemy. he died universally lamented, both on account of th heroic courage displayed at the time of his death, and his gentle and noble disposition."

Lieutenant Arthur Hardolph Eyre - 90th Foot - Killed 4th February 1874
Memorial at St. All Saints Royal Garrison Church, Aldershot -
"In memory of Arthur Hardolph Eyre, Lieutenant 90th Infantry, who having served throughout the Ashantee Expedition, in which he evinced the noble courage hereditary in his family, was killed whilst leading the advanced guard in the last days fighting before Coomassie 4th February 1874, in the 24th year of his age. Erected by his messmates and brother officers of Wood's Regiment."


Edmund Musgrave Bartelott - 2/7th Royal Fusiliers - killed 19th July 1888
Served Afghanistan 1880. Egypt 1882 (medal & clasp), sudan 1884 (MID). Emin Pasha Relief Expedition. Assassinated in Central Africa, 19th July 1888. Aged 32.
Memorial at the War Memorial Church, Sandhurst Military Academy -
"In loving memory of Edmund Musgrave Bartelot. Major. The Royal Fusiliers. Assassinated at Unaria, Central Africa when in command of an expedition in search of Stanley and relief of Emin Pacha 19th July 1888 aged 29."
 
Captain Edward Augustus William Lendy, DSO - Sherwood Foresters - Killed 23rd December 1893
Memorial fountain at Sunbury Park, Sunbury on Thames, Surrey -
"To the memory of Charles Frederick Lendy, Captain RA, who died at Bulawayo, South Africa 15th January 1894 aged 30, from the effects of the Matabele Campaign through which he served in command of the guns with indefatigable zeal and conspicuous bravery. And of Edward Augustus William Lendy DSO killed in action 23rd December 1893 at Warina, West Africa aged 25. Captain, Sherwood Foresters and seconded as Inspector General Sierra Leone Frontier Police. The only sons of the late Mayor Lendy of Sunbury on Thames. This fountain has been erected in their native village by their friends as a tribute to the memory of two brave men."

Lieutenant William Henry Arnold - HMS Raleigh
- killed 23rd February 1894
Memorial at St. Bartholomew's Church, Great Barrow, Cheshire -
"In memory of William Henry Arnold, RN, First Lieutenant HMS Raleigh who was killed in action on the Gambia West Coast of Africa February 23rd 1894."

Lieutenant George John Taylor - HMS St. George - killed 22nd February 1895
Memorial at St. Andrew's Church, Hove, Sussex -
"To the memory of George John Taylor, Lieut. R.N. H.M.S. St George killed in action on Brass River West Africa Feb 22nd 1895 aged 33 years."

Captain Frederick Eyre Lawrence - Rifle Brigade - killed 15th October 1895
Memorial at Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire -
"In memory of Frederick Eyre Lawrence Captain in the Rifle Brigade, son of General Sir Arthur Lawrence KCB, Colonel Commandant 2nd Battalion Rifle Brigade, who was killed whilst on service at Mboyani in East Africa on 15th October 1895 aged 35 years."

Lieutenant Norman Alexander MACDONALD - 14th Sikhs - killed 11th December 1897
Killed in action against the Sudanese mutineers at Usoga, East Africa, 11th December 1897. A memorial was placed in St. Andrew's Church, Ferozepore, India - "XIV Sikhs. Sacred to the memory of Lieut. Norman Alexander Macdonald 14th Sikhs who was killed in action on the 11th December 1897, while fighting against the Soudanese Mutineers at Usoga, East Africa. Erected by his Brother Officers."

Lieutenant Arthur Leghorn THOMPSON - Leicestershire Regiment - killed 26th January 1897
Monuments in St. Martin's Cathedral - "In memory Lieutenant Arthur Leghorn Thomson The Leicestershire Regiment Killed in action at Breda West Africa on the 26th January 1897. This monument erected by his brother Officers who unite in lamenting the lost of a gallant officer and a valued friend."

Lieutenant Frank Ford FENTON - 11th Hussars - died of wounds 24th January 1898
Memorial at War Memorial Church, Sandhurst Royal Military Academy - "In loving memory of Frank Ford Fenton. Gentleman Cadet 1890. Lieutenant 11th Hussars. Died at Old Calabar from the effects of wounds received in the Cross River Expedition, Nigeria, January 24th 1898, aged 27."

Lieutenant John Arthur Greer - 3rd West India Regiment -
killed 7th August 1900
Son of George and Sydney Greer.
Memorial in Holy Trinity Church, Much Wenlock, Shrosphire -
"In loving memory of John Arthur Greer Lieut. 3rd West India Regt eldest son of George and Sydney Greer. He was attached to the West African Regiment for service with the Ashanti Field Force; and fell, mortally wounded while charging at the head of his men, during a night attack on a rebel camp near Kumasi, on the 7th August 1900 aged 23."

Lieutenant Charles Valentine Keyes - Corps of Guides - killed 21st June 1901
Son of General Sir Charles Patton Keyes, GCB (Indian Staff Corps, Madras). Born at Abbottabad, 14th February 1876. Served Malakand 1897 (medal & 2 bars). June 1900 appointed to the West African Frontier Force. He was murdered by 'a gang of French cattle stealers he was trying to arrest.'
Tablet in St. Alban's Church, Mardan -
"Sacred to the memory of Lieutenant C.V. Keyes Queen's Own Corps of Guides who was assassinated at Argunga in Nigeria on 21st June 1901. Erected in affectionate remembrance by his brother officers."

Captain H.S. LOGAN - Leicestershire Regiment - killed in action - 1st May 1908
Monument in St. Martin's Cathedral -
"Erected by his brother officers in memory of Captain H.S. Logan The Leicestershire Regiment who died the 9th May 1908 of wounds received in action while commanding a detachment of Soudanese Troops near Mesellamian, Soudan on 1st May 1908."


Memorial at Royal Garrison Church, Portsmouth:
"Sacred to the memory of Lieut. John Crockett, RMA who was killed leading his men in an attack on a band of pirates in the River Teba near the Gambia on the coast of Africa on 12th December 1819, aged 26 years. He met a soldiers death and rests in a sailors grave. Also to the memory of Michael Cairns Boatswain's Mate, aged 35 years and John Neale, Gunner RMA, aged 27 years who died of wounds received on the same occasion. This tablet is erected by their messmates and shipmates in HM Steam Frigate 'Centaur' who deeply lament their untimely fate."

Memorial at St. Anne's Church, Portsmouth:
"To the memory of the Officers, Seamen and Royal Marines who were killed or mortally wounded in the engagements at Lagos on the West Coast of Africa AD 1851.
This tablet is erected by their shipmates and companions in arms
John G.F. Dyer and Henry H. Hall, Mates of HMS Niger, killed 25th Nov. 1851.
Fredk. R. Fletcher Mid: Jno. McDonald, Wm. Laws, Fredk Hunn, Thomas Sutton, James Webb, Thos. Davis, Saml. Pitt, Benjn. Tracey and Richd Peacock, Seamen
Francis Bone, Thos. Nonely and Wm. Wilson. Royal Mar. Arty.
and King George. Kroomen of HMS Penelope
killed 26th December 1851.
Hy. M. Gilham. Masters Assistant. George E. Howell, Gunner and W. Botters RMA.
HMSpenelope. mortally wounded
Thomas Richards, Mid: HMS Sampson killed 26th december 1851."


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