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Terry Denham

New CWGC Commemorations 30.01.19

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Terry Denham

CWGC added the following casualties to the WW1 War Dead Roll today.

 

 

LYSAGHT, Percy Joseph

Sergeant  1878

5th South African Mounted Rifles

Died 20.10.16

Commemorated: South African Book of Remembrance

 

 

MGUDLWA, Abel

Native Constable  4000

1st South African Mounted Rifles

Died 23.07.19

Commemorated: South African Book of Remembrance

 

 

SOMMERS, John William

Ordinary Seaman  J/44808

Royal Navy, HMS Vivid I

Died 08.07.19  Age 19

Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

 

 

VILJOEN, Christian

Rifleman  5773

3rd South African Mounted Rifles

Died 29.10.17

Commemorated: South African Book of Remembrance

 

 

 

NOT FORGOTTEN

 

 

The above above were In From the Cold Project cases.

-          Sgt Lysaght died of heart disease (Volunteer: Terry Cawood)

-          Constable Mgudlwa died of unspecified illness (Volunteer: Terry Cawood)

-          OS Sommers died post-discharge of tuberculosis (Volunteer: Steve John)

-          Rfn Viljoen drowned trying to cross the Umlaas River (Volunteer: Terry Cawood)

Edited by Terry Denham

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May They Rest In Peace.

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