Category: Suffolk Regiment

ARTHUR WOODGATE

ARTHUR WOODGATE

    Died: 24th March 1901; Died of Disease at Middelburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa. Enlistment Date: 2nd March 1896. Occupation: Labourer.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 4298. Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion, South Africa Field Force.   Clasps Awarded: Cape Colony, Orange Free State & Transvaal + South Africa 1901.   Soldiers’ Effects to William […]

CHARLES WOOD

CHARLES WOOD

    Born: 1873, Theydon Garnon, Essex. Died: 8th February 1901; age: 27; Died of Disease at Middelburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa. Residence: Blackacre Road, Theydon Bois, Essex. Occupation: Farm Labourer. Enlistment Date: 2nd October 1897.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 4737. Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion, South Africa Field Force.   Clasps Awarded: Cape Colony, […]

HARRY HORACE SANDERSON WILSON

HARRY HORACE SANDERSON WILSON

    Born: 1877, Linton, Cambridgeshire. Died: 19th June 1901; age: 24; Died of Disease at Middelburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa. Residence: 40, Ainsworth Street, St. Andrew Less, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. Occupation: Labourer. Enlistment Date: 22nd February 1895.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 1249. Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, South Africa Field Force.   Clasps Awarded: Cape Colony, Orange […]

CHARLES ERNEST WILSON

CHARLES ERNEST WILSON

    Born: 1879, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. Died: 7th July 1900; age: 20; Died of Enteric Fever, at Germiston, Gauteng, 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 […]

FRANCIS ALFRED PRESSLAND WILKINS

FRANCIS ALFRED PRESSLAND WILKINS

Image “The Graphic” 27 January 1900   Born: 7th April 1871, at South Yarra, Victoria, Australia. Died: 6th January 1900; age: 28; KiA at Suffolk Hill, Colesberg, Northern Cape, South Africa. Residence: 43, Earl’s Court Square, London.   Francis passed out of the Royal Military College, Sandhurst with Honours, and entered the Suffolk Regiment 18th […]

CECIL ARBUTHNOT WHITE

CECIL ARBUTHNOT WHITE

    Born: 17th August 1874, 10, Devonshire Place, Marylebone, London. Baptised: 17th September 1874, at Holy Trinity Church, Marylebone Road, London. Parents: Robert Holmes White & Elizabeth Sarah White, of 10, Devonshire Place, Portland Street, Middlesex. Died: 6th January 1900; age: 25; KiA at Suffolk Hill, Colesberg, Northern Cape, South Africa. Residence: Boulge Hall, […]

THOMAS WEBB

THOMAS WEBB

Photographs courtesy of Elaine. Born: 12th October 1869, West Dean, Gloucestershire. Died: 6th January 1900; age: 30; Died of Wounds at Suffolk Hill, Colesberg, Northern Cape, South Africa. Originally reported Missing in Action. One of the notable Battles with a large loss of Suffolk life was the “Battle of Suffolk hill” at Colesberg, Northern Cape […]

ARTHUR DANIEL WATSON

ARTHUR DANIEL WATSON

    Born: 1864, Boxford, Suffolk. Died: 14th November 1901; age: 37; Died of Disease at Krugersdorp, Gauteng, South Africa. Occupation: Labourer. Enlistment Date: 6th August 1883.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 647. Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion, South Africa Field Force.   Clasps Awarded: Cape Colony, Orange Free State & Transvaal + South Africa […]

WALTER WATLING

WALTER WATLING

    Born: 1871, Walsham le Willows, Suffolk. Died: 15th April 1900; age: 30; Died of Enteric Fever at Pretoria, Gauteng, 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 […]

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