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New CWGC Commemorations 22.03.14


Terry Denham

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CWGC added the following casualties to its database today.

All were IFCP cases put forward for the South African War Graves Project and all are commemorated temporarily in the South African Book of Remembrance unless otherwise stated.

ASHTON, Harold

Rifleman 5432

South African Mounted Rifles

Died 06.07.18

(Illness)

AUSTIN, Wilfred Graham Bertram

Lieutenant

3 Regt, South African Mounted Rifles

Died 18.02.20

(Heart failure)

BARNES, Walter Thomas

RQMS 1831

5 Regt, South African Mounted Rifles

Died 13.04.19

(Suicide)

BATTENBURY, Joseph

Rifleman 1111

South African Mounted Rifles

Died 15.04.16

(Washed overboard from S.S. Cluny Castle)

BEARD, Blancoe Boorman

Rifleman 1410

South African Mounted Rifles

Died 08.02.16 Age 44

(Suicide by shooting)

BERGH, Cornelius Stephanus Jacobus

Rifleman 4714

3 Regt, South African Mounted Rifles

Died 19.08.19

(Heart failure at Nongoma)

BEZUIDENHOUT, Johannes Jacobus

Rifleman 2299

3 Regt, South African Mounted Rifles

Died 09.11.18 Age 29

(Illness)

BISCHOFF, John

Shoeing Smith 2110

5 Regt, South African Mounted Rifles

Died 22.10.19 Age 27

(Laryngitis)

BOOYSEN, Christoffel Jacobus

Rifleman 2139

5 Regt, South African Mounted Rifles

Died 23.10.18 Age 26

(Influenza)

BOTHA, Matthew

Conductor M/8656

South African Service Corps

Died 07.12.15 Age 30

(Pneumonia)

BRADSHAW, Percy Scarr

Corporal 4563

3 Regt, South African Mounted Rifles

Died 19.06.21 Age 38

(Illness)

BRUMMER, Leslie Myra

Rifleman 2480

3 Regt, South African Mounted Rifles

Died 01.10.19 Age 26

(Heart failure)

CARR, Edward

Corporal 910

3 Regt, South African Mounted Rifles

Died 05.11.17

(Suicide)

CARTER, Michael Joseph

Rifleman 1456

3 Regt, South African Mounted Rifles

Died 04.12.19 Age 37

(Unspecified cause at Bushman’s Nek)

COQUI, John Peter Deneys

Constable (Special) 6491

5 Regt, South African Mounted Rifles

Died 16.05.19 Age 20

(Suicide by shooting)

DEELEY, William

Corporal 1254

3 Regt, South African Mounted Rifles

Died 12.02.16 Age 36

(Pneumonia)

O’NEILL, Richard Patrick

Private 3298

4 Regt, South African Infantry

Died 12.06.21

(Post-discharge of phthisis)

PAULSON, Joseph

Conductor 1983

South African Service Corps

Died 11.05.18

(Died following railway accident)

PICKWORTH, Arthur Henry

Private 17623

1 Regt, South African Infantry

Died 08.10.18

Commemorated: France (1914-1918) Memorial, France

(Killed in action)

REID, Daniel

Corporal 12150

Military Labour Corps

Died 08.12.19 Age 41

(Post-discharge of malaria)

RIP, Joris William Charles

Sapper 6662

South African Engineers

Died 24.03.18 Age 20

Commemorated: France (1914-1918) Memorial, France

(Missing in action)

ROBERTSON, Willis Bentley

Rifleman 5677

4 Regt, South African Mounted Rifles

Died 23.07.17

(Blackwater fever)

SLADE, Leonard Lewis

Private 12932

2 Regt, South African Infantry

Died 20.12.19 Age 21

(Post-discharge of heart disease)

SMITH, George Adolph

Private 108

Returned Soldiers’ Battalion

Died 16.02.20 Age 50

(Cancer)

SNEDDON, John Percival

Private 1908

8 Regt, South African Infantry

Died 11.03.17 Age 45

Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

(Post-discharge of dysentery)

STRETCH, Richard Aldworth

Sergeant X/281

South African Engineers

Died 24.03.18 Age 22

Commemorated: France (1914-1918) Memorial, France

(Missing in action)

THOMS, Robert L.

Driver 451

South African Field Post and Telegraph Corps

Died 08.02.16 Age 45

(Tuberculosis)

TITTERS, Booi

Driver 4112

South African Service Corps

Died 02.02.15

(Phthisis)

VAN DER MERWE, Albert

Private 1918

South African Veteran Reserve

Died 20.10.18

(Illness)

VAN WIJK, Thomas

Private 1025

Cape Corps

Died 11.09.20

(Post-discharge of malaria)

VINCENT, Robert Alexander

Private 19015

5 Regt, Infantry Infantry

Died 18.01.19

(Illness)

WALKER, John Hamilton MBE MSM

Staff Sergeant X/235

2 Regt, South African Infantry

Died 29.09.20

(Illness)

NOT FORGOTTEN

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That's stunning.

Rest in peace soldier boy's, gone and never forgotten. :poppy:

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SNEDDON, JOHN PERCIVAL

Rank:PrivateService No:1908Date of Death:11/03/1917Age:45Regiment/Service:South African Infantry 8th Regt. Grave Reference:Grave 31.Cemetery:CULROSS WEST CHURCHYARDAdditional Information:Son of John and Agnes Sneddon, of Culross, Fifeshire.

Commemoration Moved From SA BOR.

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ASHTON, Harold

Rifleman 5432

South African Mounted Rifles

Died 06.07.18

Commemoration moved to JOHANNESBURG (BRIXTON) CEMETERY South Africa.

 

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