Category: BOER WAR

BOER WAR

GEORGE ROGERS

GEORGE ROGERS

    Died: 12th May 1900, died of Enteric Fever at Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa. ENTERIC FEVER   Enteric Fever (eneterica serotype bacteria) was a rampant bacterial infection during the South Africa Boer War – 1899 – 1902. This systemic disease, now known as Typhoid Fever, from the bacterium Salmonella typhi, is characterised by fever […]

JAMES WILLIAM ROSENDALE

JAMES WILLIAM ROSENDALE

    Birth: 1870, Kneesworth, Cambridgeshire. Baptised: 14th August 1870, Kneesworth, Cambridgeshire. Died: 1st November 1902; age: 32; Died at Sea. Residence: High Street, Kneesworth, Cambridgeshire. Occupation: Farm Labourer. Enlistment Date: 11th July 1888.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 2242. Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion, South Africa Field Force.   Clasp Awarded: Transvaal + 1902 […]

W. ROGERS

W. ROGERS

  Died: 10th March 1900; Died of Disease at Middelburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa. Was taken PoW at Colesberg – 6th January 1900.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 4908. Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion, South Africa Field Force.   Clasps Awarded: Cape Colony, Orange Free State & Transvaal.   Soldiers’ Effects to George Rogers – father. […]

ALFRED COOPER

ALFRED COOPER

    Died: 6th January 1900; KiA at Suffolk Hill, Colesberg, Northern Cape, South Africa.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 5118. Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion, South Africa Field Force.   Clasps Awarded: Cape Colony.   Soldiers’ Effects to Frederick W. Cooper – brother & Elizabeth – step sister. One of the notable Battles with […]

WALTER LEWIS

WALTER LEWIS

    Born: 1887, Woolverstone, Suffolk. Died: 8th February 1901; age: 24; Died of Enteric Fever, at Middelburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa. ENTERIC FEVER   Enteric Fever (eneterica serotype bacteria) was a rampant bacterial infection during the South Africa Boer War – 1899 – 1902. This systemic disease, now known as Typhoid Fever, from the bacterium Salmonella […]

GEORGE JAMES ALLENSBY

GEORGE JAMES ALLENSBY

  Born: 3rd May 1880, St. George, Walworth, South East London. Baptised: 24th October 1880; at St. John the Evangelist Church, Larcom Street, Walworth. Parents: Jane & James Thomas Allensby, of 82, Henshaw Street, Walworth. Died: 26th February 1901; age 20; Died of Disease at Wynberg Military Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa. Residence: 176, Wornington […]

FERDINAND HUGO ZISSELL

FERDINAND HUGO ZISSELL

    Born: 1877, Hounslow, Middlesex. Baptised: 1st July 1877, at St. Stephen’s Church, Hounslow. Parents: Ann & Georg Louis Zissell, a Baker, of High Street, Hounslow. Died: 13th February 1900; age 24; Died of Enteric Fever, at Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Served 6 years & 200 days. ENTERIC FEVER   Enteric Fever (eneterica serotype bacteria) […]

PHILIP HOPKINS WRIGHT

PHILIP HOPKINS WRIGHT

    Born: 1878, Stretham, Isle of Ely, Cambridgeshire. Died: 9th March 1902; age: 23; Died of Disease at Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Residence: Grocer’s, 13, Front Street, Stretham, Isle of Ely, Cambridgeshire. Occupation: Labourer. Enlistment Date: 31st December 1895.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 4356. Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.   Clasps Awarded: Transvaal […]

FREDERICK JONAS WRIGHT

FREDERICK JONAS WRIGHT

    Born: 16th October 1873, New Nelson Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk. Died: 14th December 1900; age: 27; Died from wounds received on the 13th December 1900 at Nooitgedacht, Western Cape, South Africa. Residence: 58, Rothsay Road, East Ham, Essex. Occupation: Labourer. Enlistment Date: 19th September 1894; age: 20 years & 11 months.   Rank: Gunner; […]

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