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SOUTH AFRICA 1899 - 1902

St. Mary's church, Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire

"Albert Andrews Private 2nd Wilts Died of enteric at Blomfontein June 22nd 1900
Albert Cowdry Private 2nd Wilts Died of enteric at Kroonstadt February 19th 1902
Henry Bailey Lance Corp. 23rd Comp. R.E. fell at Ladysmith 6th Jan. 1900
Erected by the Parish to the honoured memory of those who fell in the Boer War."

St Margaret of Antioch Church, Alderton:

"This memorial is erected in honour of the Alderton men
who gave their lives for their Country in the South African War
Private Ernest Sallis 1st Batt Glos Regt at St. Helena March 10 1901
Private James Betts Colonial District Troop at Fraserburg April 21 1902
Trooper Thomas Heek 2nd Life Guards at Bloemfontein April 7 1899 "

Overton church, Overton, Denbihshire:

"To the glory of God and in memory of Pte John Lewis No. 7353 R.W.F. who was buried at sea.
This tablet was erected by public subscription in recognition of his voluntary services to his
country in South Africa 1901."

Memorial from the Grammar School, High street, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire:

"In memory of
Lieut. Daniel Buchanan, Kitchener's Light Horse.
Killed in action at Paardeburg, Feb 18th 1900 aged 36.
Corpl. Albert N. James, Glos. Imp. Yeomanry.
Died at Harrismith, May 18th 1901 aged 23.
John S. Bristow, British South African Police.
Wounded at Elands River, Died at Krugersdorp.
Sept 12th, 1900, aged 23
Trooper Bertram Bernard Baldwin, Warwick. Imp. Yeo.
Died at Pretoria. Nov. 1900, aged 20.

Also in proud recognition of the patriotic services of
Corpl. Lewis Gurton, Sussex Imp. Yeomanry.
Pte. Robert Coldicott, K.Co., 2nd V.B. Glos. Regt.
Trooper Gerald A. Neve, Worcester Imp. Yeo.
Basil H. Neve, Imp. Yeo. Hospital Staff.
Charles N. Foster, Oxfordshire Imp. Yeo.
Sergt. E.A. Kingzett, Warwick Imp. Yeo.
Trooper J.C. Hopkins, Warwick Imp. Yeo.
Trooper Guy D. Griffiths, Royal E. Kent Imp. Yeo.
Trooper J.C. Rainbow, Berks. Imp. Yeo.
Trooper W. Shepard, Gloucestershire Yeo.
Trooper Ed. W. Lowndes, 1st Imp. Light Horse
Trooper H.M. Fisher, MAnchester Imp. Yeomanry.
Trooper C.F. Fisher, Warwick Imp. Yeo.
Trooper W.H. Keyte, Yorkshire Imp. Yeo.

Old boys of
Chipping Campden Grammar School
Volunteers in the South African War

"This tablet was erected
by pupils past & present
and was unveiled Dec. 17th 1903
Col. J.C. Griffith V.D.
2nd V.B. Glos. Regt."


St. James' Church, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire:

"To the Glory of God and in memory of Privates
Alfred Benfield 1st King's Royal Rifles
William Henry Franklin 2nd Royal Warwicks
and William Tracey 1st Gloucestershire
who died of dysentery in S. Africa while
serving their country in the Boer war 1900."

Parish church, Cirencester, Glouc:

"In memory of Frederick John Barker XII Royal Lancers who gave his life for his country in South Africa
on May 12th 1900. Erected by the XII Royal Lancers past and present."

"In memory of George Frederick Cole (Corporal 19th Hussars) who lost his life in Ladysmith during the siege.
Born in this parish 5th Augst 1874 Died 9th Decbr 1899."

Memorial in St Nicholas Church, Condicote:

"To the glory of God and in memory of
Pte Ernest W. Rimell
Somersetshire Light Infantry Killed in Action
Near Colenso Feby 20th 1900, and of
Trooper Herbert Malings
Worcester Co. Imperial Yeomanry, Killed
in action at Bloemfontain Oct 24th 1901

This tablet was erected by voluntary subscriptions
Rees Davies - Rector."

Stained Glass window in St. Andrew's Church, Sevenhampton:

"To the memory of John Fairfax Rhodes
Lieut. Royal Scots Greys who lost
his life while serving his country in
the war in South Africa Feb 18th 1902."

"In memory of Mary, Wife of Fairfax Rhodes
of Brockhampton Park who died 4th Jan 1915."

Memorial in St. Edward Church, Stow on the Wold:

"To the Glory of God and in Remembrance of
John Pegler, Royal Scots Greys.
Killed in Action at Zand River, South Africa, May 10th 1900 Aged 22 years
Albert Busson, Corporal 3rd Kings Royal Rifles
Died S. Africa, Feb: 24th 1900 of wounds received in action. aged 25 years
Talbot Dickens Gillett, Corporal 2nd Royal Berks Regt.
Died at Middelburg of enteric fever, March 14th 1901. Aged 29 years
Reuben Clifford, Col.Sergt. 1st. Coldstream Guards.
died at Deelfontein May 9th 1901. Aged 38 years.
This tablet is erected by the Church Sunday School Children.
J.T. Evans Rector - E.L.Harrison Asst. Priest."

St Peter's Church, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire:

"This Memorial is ercted in honour of the Winchcombe men
who gave their lives for their Country in the South African War
Private Charles Core 2 Batt Glos Reg at
Ladysmith Dec 23 1899
Private Charles Haslam 2 Batt Glos Reg at
Nicholsons Nek Oct 27 1900
Trooper William Humphries 1 Life Guards at
Kimberley April 11 1900
Private Charles Knight 2nd Rifle Brigade at
Ladysmith April 6 1900
Private Arthur Pigeon 1st Batt Glos Reg at
Capetown March 26 1900
Private Albert Sharp Imperial Yeomanry at
Umtale June 7 1900
Cpl Albert Noice James Imperial Yeomanry at
Harrismith May 18 1901."

Memorial at All Saints Church, Coddington:

"To the glory of God and in memory of Capt. Arthur William Curtis R.A. Who having shared in the defence of Ladysmith died of fever 9 days after the relief on March 9th AD 1900 age 30 years. Ths memorial is placed here by his father's parishioners and other worshippers in this Church."

Memorial at St Giles, Bredon:

"In memory of Major Henry Montague Browne 30th Regt.
Died of Enteric at Bloemfontaine May 25 1900 aged 42
and of
Lieut. James Cavendish Browne Imperial Yeomanry
who fell in action at Vrede Oct 23 1900 aged 37
Sons of
Henry and Amelia Cavendish Browne
at Bredon Rectory, and grandsons of
the late Honble Henry Montague Browne
Dean of Lismore
who died at this rectory Nov 24 1884 aged 84."

Memorial at St. Giles Church, Bredon's Norton:

"In Loving memory of William John Miles, Private, 1st Battn. Gloucestershire Regiment
Second son of Robert & Ellen Miles of Bredon's Norton

Killed in action at Nicholson's Nek, S. Africa on Oct 30th 1899. Aged 21 Years."

Memorial at St. Eadburgha's Church, Broadway:

"In loving memory of Richard Fordham Flower
Lieutenant Warwickshire Imperial Yeomanry
second son of Edgar and Isabella Flower
Killed in action at Haman's Kraal, South Africa August 20th 1900."

St Mary the Virgin Church, Childswickham, Worcestershire:

"This memorial is erected in Honour of Sergeant M. Agg, Glos. Regt. who gave his life for his country
in the South African War at Nicholsons Nek Oct 30 1899."

Memorial at St. Michael Church, Cropthorne:

"This Brass is erected by Lt Colonel W. Holland, Worcestershire Regt
In Memory of Private Thomas Forrester 2nd Worcestershire Regt
Who laid down his life for his country at Newcastle S. Africa March 13th 1901."

"In memory of Daniel Tarplee, Corporal, Royal Field Artillery
who served through the Boer War 1899-1901, and died at Cropthorne
Jany 12th 1904 from illness contracted during the Siege of Ladysmith."

Memorial at Evesham Town Hall, Gloucestershire:

"This tablet commemorates the public appreciation of the patriotism shown by the undermentioned men of the 'D' Evesham Company 2nd Worcestershire Regt in volunteering for active service in the South African War 1900-1901.
C. Byrd - J. Cassell - J.R. Dale - F.B. Finch - C. Freeman - W.J. Gardiner - W. Grinnall - F. Halford -
J.H. Hay - C. Harcourt - H. Harris - J. Langstone - G. March - W. Perrigo - W.J. Porter - H. SMITH - W. Sorrell -
R.E. Twigg - J. Tomkins - W. Walters."

St. Peter & St. Paul's Church, Upton on Severn:

"To the Glory of God and in loving memory of George James Taylor Colour Sergeant Northumberland Fusiliers
who died while on active service in South Africa, April 23 1901 aged 28 years.
To the Glory of God and in memory of George Tinson 2nd Batt. Shropshire Light Infantry
who died while serving in South Africa at Bloemfontein, April 17, 1900."

St. Anne's Church, Wyre Piddle:

"In memory of Corpl A.P. Hodgetts I.Y. and Corpl A.J. Hands S.A.C.
of this village who died in the service of their Country in S. Africa during the Boer War.
This tablet is placed by friends and parishioners, A.D. 1902 ."

Memorial at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire:

"This memorial is erected in memory of those Cheltenham men, who, either as regulars, or volunteers, died in their country's service, during the South African war, and on the side panels hereof are recorded the names of those Cheltenham men who volunteered, and served in the war.

Col. Dick-Cunyngham, Lt. Ian A. Campbell (G.H.), Lt. Col. Eustace C. Knox (18th. H.), Lt. Col. W. Aldworth, DSO (D.C.L.I.), Maj. E. Showers (L.H.). Capt. W. Collins (Ches. R.), Capt. Eager (N.F.), Lts. S.R. Theobald (9th. Lcrs.), G.E. Courtenay (A&S.H.), J.T. Dennis (R.Dub.Fus.), P.J.V. Drew (Kim. R.), G.C.D. Fergusson (R.B.), R.E. Meyricke (R.E.), T. Morris (6th. D. Cds.), 2nd. Lts. A.C. Neave (York.R.) A.C.S. Knox-Fletcher (R.I.R.), Sgt. Maj. B. Gray, Sgt. A. Cooper. L-Cpl. T. Bradley, Pts. C. Aston, J. Averies, J. Bond, W. Butler, W. Davis, A.G. Clapham, W. Drew, T.C. Dodwell, C.H. Hooper, A. King, W. Miles, W.R. Mott, C. Naish, A.J. Pigeon, C. Powell, T. Regan, H.J. Waite, C. White, W.W. Wilcox (Glos. R.). Sgt. W.C. Stone (N.M.P.), L-Cpl. W. Granville (G. Gds.), R.J.C. Daubeney (L.H.), Tpr. W.E. Cullis (5th. Lancers), L-Cpl. F.E. Hewer, A. Pearce (5th. D.Grds.), Pts. W. Dee (C.G.A.), G.H. Evans (R.B.), J. Gurney, F. Kidman (W.R.), Cpl. W. Harris (4th. .H), L-Cpl. T.H. Davis (4th. B.K.R.R.), Lt. Baillie Guthrie (C.I.V.), Sgts. J. Calderwood (K.Scs.), -. Reid (R.G.H.), Sgt. F.C. Martin (A.S.C.), Cpl. E. Baldwin (R.G.H.), L-Cpl. W. Browning (1st.G.R.E.V.), Trps. J. Barrow (Brab.H.), H.T. Brookes, R.G. Brooke, H.A. Eves, E.A. Sole, A. Tayleur (I.Y.), H.G. Baggs (1st.V.B.E.R.), Pts. T.S. Jenkins (D.T.G.), T. Maisey (1st.V.B.G.R.)

Unveiled by Lt. Gen. Sir Ian Hamilton, K.C.B. 17th. July 1907
W. Nash Skillicorne, Mayor.

Officers NCO and men (Vol.) belonging to Cheltenham who served in South Africa.

R.G.H.I.Y Vet Off. T.A. Huband. S-Maj. A. Seager, Sgt. J. Butler. Cpls. H.S. Clark, E. Hooper, E. Smeeton.
Trps. C. Arter, F. Baldwin, F.A. Beddard, F. Burroughs, F. Davidson, G. Dickinson, E.W. Dicks, R.H. Greaves, W. Jones, W.A. Mather, R.F.S. Rosoman, A. St.Clair-Ford, S. Sparrow, S. Walker, H.A. Walwin, H. Warner, R. Workman.
I.Y. Maj. Macdonald, Capt. R.B. Wilson, and W.F. McDonell
Lts. C. Benwell, G.A. Buckland, H.Q. Glenny, H.B. Hogarth, F.F. Rogers.
Sgts. F.C. Cheshire, F.G. Francis
Trps. A. Baker, E.K. Clark, A.W. Fraser, W.A. Fraser, H.C. King, H. Merry, A.J. White.
Trumpr. G. Crowther. Shoeing smith W. Isaac.

Capts. W. Massey (E.G.M.R.), P.C. Clownes (W.A.B.C.), Lts. A.J. Barnard (C.H.), D.R. Clowes (C.M.R.), A. Wilson (B.C.), Dr. Martin (M.C.). S-smith G. Hopton (R.F.A.) Sgts. G. Hastings (C.M.P.), J.F. Villar (K.S.), Cpl. C.L. Jewell (N.Z.).
Tprs. Bethell, Bethell, W. Dee (M.T.G.), A. Calderwood (B.H.), F.J. Marshall (R.F.F.), F.A.W. Matthews, G.H.S. Matthews (S.H.). Pte. C.F. Fraser (2nd.G.H.)

Officers, NCO and men (vol.), belonging to Cheltenham, who served in South Africa.

1st. G.R.E.V. Cpl. A. Dodwell, 2nd. Cpl. G. Grieve, Sappers A. Bull, J. Coombes, H. Farmer, H. Harris, J.R. Karn, F. Lawrence, A. Meulbrouck, A. Roberts, H.G. Rock, F. Ryder, J. Sallis, H. Such.

Joined I.Y. Cpl. H. Young (Sgt. I.Y.)

2nd. V.B.G.R. Capt. C.E.F. Mouat-Biggs, Sgt. A.V. Holman, Cpl. W.A. Bendall, L-Cpl. A. Bunston,
Pts. S.C.H. Dix, S.P. Excell, A. Harries, C.O. James, H. James, A.E. Lawrence, D.P. Smith, W.H. Treleaven, A. Wells, J.M. Wyllie & G.E. Yateman.

Joined I.Y. Sgt. J.W. Price (Sq. S-Maj. I.Y.), L-Cpl. W.H. Codby (Sgt. I.Y.), Pts. R.R. Clay, H.S.T. Devereux, C.A. Shaw & S. Thompson Joined A.M.C. Pte C. Kingston.
Joined S.A.C. Pts. O. Beard, A.S. Cowley.
Joined P.O.C. Pte. T. Evans (Col-Sgt. P.O.C.)

Trps. J.S. Saunders, L.G. Williams (L.H.), W. Holtam, S.E. Miles, -. Neville (S.A.C.), H.W. Peebles (Canads.), G.J. Sumption (C.T.H.), E.G. Lenthall (C.M.R.), Pte. A.R. Niblett (V.B.S.W.B.), Cpls. R.F. Elmes, F.M. Ransom, (S.A.C.), Cpl. A.M. Arter (S.A.C.), Pte. W.H. Morgan (A.S.C.), Sgt. W.E. Tanner (E.K.R.), Pte. S.R. Davis (2nd. S.W. Brs.)."

Memorial at Droylsdon:

Pro Patria. In honour of the 320 Men from this town & district  who fought for their Country in the 
South African War 1899-1902 and in Memory of those who gave their lives &  whose names are inscribed below 

This tablet was erected by the Subscibers the Droylsden Patriotic Fund
in recognition of those who belonging to the township of Droylsden assisted
H.M. Forces in the South African War 1899 - 1902

Corporal T. King, Killed on Spion Cop
Private W.H. Taylor, Died from enteric at Zeerust

Surgeon Gellately. Private Tongue.
Driver Williams. Private Rhearden.
Trooper Bond. Private Shaughnessy.
Private Cliffe. Private Power.
Private Sellers. Private Forshaw.
Private Etchells. Private J. Bailey.
Private Arrandale. Private Johnson.
Private Baguley. Private Hughes.
Private Garside. Private Morris.
Private Dickenson. Private Richardson.
Private T. Gough. Private Heaton.
Private J. Gough. Private Hargreaves.
Private Cosgrove. Private Marland.
Private T. Baines. Private Warrington.
Private Hackney. Private Hibbert.

Private S. Smith. Simpkins. Sagar.
Easthope. M. Bailey. Lee. Downs.
P. Baines. Higgins. Baron. Wall.
Bryne. Snape. Ford. Tetlow."

St. Luke's church, Duston, Northamptonshire:

"In loving memory of John William the beloved son of Thomas and Susan Dove of Duston
who volunteered for service in the South African War and died at sea on the outward journey Feb 21st 1900 aged 38 years."

St. Chad's church, Hammer, near Wrexham:

"In memory of Frank Edwards, Shropshire Imperial Yeomanry
who was killed in action October 20th 1900 at Zeerust South Africa
This memorial has been placed by his friends and neighours.
June 1901."

Southwark Cathedral, London:

"3 Batt East Surrey Regt. Formerly First Royal Surrey Militia.
To the glory of God and In memory of our comrades who gave their lives for King and Country in the
South African War 1901 1902

Killed in Action
Major H.W.G. Crofton
2nd Lieut. H.F. Lyon

Died of Wounds
No. 6177 Pte E. Windsor

Died of Disease
No 3828 Sgt Major M. Robertson
No 1480 Lce Corpl J. Bromfield
No 486 Pte J. Aitkinhead
No 7974 Pte C.A. Martin
No 5086 Pte J. Miller
No 7432 Pte J. Penstone
No 2294 Pte F. Tresserdern
No 2588 Pte J. Moseley
No 1763 Pte T. Allard
No 1314 Pte L.A. Skipper

This tablet was erected by their comrades past and present
whose names are inscribed on a scroll enclosed in this casket."

Memorial at St. Nicholas, Newbury, Berkshire:

"In memory of Private W. Blackford XII Royal Lancers who gave his life for his country in South Africa on March 11th 1902. Erected by the XII Royal Lancers past and present."

"Erected by the County of Berkshire in memory of Private George A. Rogers 39th Company Imperial Yeomanry aged 24 years who died of enteric fever at Boshof South Africa on 19th May 1900."

Memorial at Newbury Town Hall:

"Erected by the Burgesses of Newbury to the memory of their fellow townsmen
Tprs W. Blackford 12th Rl. C.H. Freeman NMP. E.J. Merritt IY. G.A. Rogers IY.
Lce Corpl A. Bosley 2nd R. Berks. Pvts W. Hicks QRWS. J.A. Hutchins 5th R. Bde. C. Wells 2nd R. Berks.
who were killed in action or died during the South African War 1899-1902."

Memorial at St. John's church, Cove, Farnborough, Hampshire:

"South Africa 1899-1902
This memorial was erected to perpetuate the memory of those parishoners of Cove who lost their lives during the war in the service of their Sovereign and Country.
Corpl. William C. Hazell No. 3629 2nd Hants Regiment
Died of pneumonia on the 26th April 1900 at Green Point Hospital Cape Town aged 26 years
Private Charles Rance No. 7180 38th Company Army Service Corps
Died of enteric fever on the 14th May 1900 at Bloemfontein Orange River Colony aged 31 years
Trooper Thomas Henry Mill No. 40846 162nd Company 36th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry
Died of scarlet fever on the 18th July 1902 at Newcastle Natal aged 19 years."

Memorial at St. Mary the Virgin's church, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire:

"To the longer memory in this town of
Henry Bagnall Priv. 1st Battn Sherwood Foresters
Killed at Moedvil Transvaal on Sepr 30th 1901
John Price Halliday Sergt. Major 4th Battn Sherwood Foresters
Killed at Rhenoster June 7th 1900
and also of
Harry Brough Sergt. 2nd Battn Nth Staffordshire Regt.
Died at Uttoxeter Feby 7th 1902
George Aldridge Priv. 2nd Battn Northumberland Fusiliers
Died in Pretoria April 1st 1900
John Mynors Gill Priv. 8th Hussars
Died at Rustenburg Jany 6th 1901
of disease contracted in the war."

Memorial at All Hallows church, Whitchurch, Hampshire:

"To the glory of God and in memory of
Corpl Charles Childs
L Corpl James Harding
Pte William Barnett
Pte William Swatton
2nd Battn Hampshire Regiment

Pte Ernest Kimber
2nd Raily Pionr Regt

Pte Leonard Cooper
Pte Frank Goodall
1st Vol Battn Hampshire Regt

who died in service of their country in South Africa 1900-1902
This tablet was erected by the inhabitants of Whitchurch
and the neihbouring district. 1902."

Parish church, Croyden:

"To the glory of God this brass in memory of
No 7541 Pte Howard Ellis who died of enteric fever at Lindley O.R.C. April 27th 1902 aged 24 years
No 7554 Pte Clarence Snelling who died of enteric fever at Kroonstad O.R.C. April 30th 1902 aged 21 years
Is erected by the officers non-commissioned officers and privates of the 2nd Volunteer Service Compy
"The Queen's" Royal West Surrey Regiment."

"In memory of Private James Laver XII Royal Lancers
who gave his life for his country in South Africa on July 14th 1901
Erected by the XII Royal Lancers past and present."

St. Andrew's church, Shrivenham, Oxon:

"To the glory of God & in memory of Arthur James Day of Stainwick in this parish
who died of fever at Pretoria whilst serving his country in the South African Constabulary
Born October 4th 1881. Died September 4th 1901.
This tablet was erected by some of his friends."

St. Mary the Virgin church, Rye, Sussex:

"To the glory of God and in memory of Frederick Louis Lewns
Trooper 33rd Company East Kent Imperial Yeomanry
(Private E Coy 1st Cinque Ports Rifle Volunteers)
Youngest son of Edward Kitchen and Mary Ann Lewns
who died at sea June 4th 1901 on board the SS Tintagel Castle whilst on
his homeward journey from the war in South Africa
Aged 22 years
This tablet is erected as a tribute of affection by his sorrowing parents."

Holy Trinity, Ardington, Oxfordshire:

"To the glory of God and in memory of Private Henry Miles (XIII Hussars)
who died of dysentry at Ladysmith during the South African War
Mar. 21st 1900 aged 23 years. Erected by a few of his friends in Ardington."

Holy Trinity, West Hendry, Oxfordshire:

"Erected by the county of Berkshire in memory of
Shoeing Smith George Arthur Alder
58th Company Imperial Yeomanry
aged 23 years who died of enteric fever at Lindley South Africa
on 27th Dec. 1900."

(West Hendry was in Berkshire until boundary changes in 1974)

Holy Trinity, Theale, Berkshire:

"To the glory of God and in affectionate remembrance of the soldiers belonging to this parish
who died for their country in the war in S. Africa 1899-1902.
Private Thomas Henry Bushell 18th Hussars
Killed at Talana Hill 20th October 1899 aged 25
Sergeant Thomas Davis 1st Battn Royal Berks Regt
Died of fever at Frankfort 6th July 1900 aged 29
their parents and the parishoners of Theale place this tablet in their parish church."

St. John the Baptist, Windsor, Berkshire:

"In memory of Corp. Henry John Marshall XII Royal Lancers
who gave his life for his country in South Africa on February 27th 1902
Erected by the XII Royal Lancers past and present."

St. Mary's church, Thame, Oxfordshire:

"To the glory of God this brass in memory of
Driver William Hubbard, Royal Engineers
Private George Archer, Oxfordshire Light Infantry
Trooper Michael William Bond, Imperial Yeomanry
Trooper Charles R.B. Plim, Imperial Yeomanry
who lost their lives in the South African War
1899 to 1920
This tablet was erected by the inhabitants of Thame and neighbourhood."

St. Helen's church, Abingdon, Oxfordshire:

"Erected by the county of Berkshire in memory of
Private Walter Murray Austin
39th Company Imperial Yeomanry
aged 22 years
who died of enteric fever at Bothaville O.R.C. South Africa
on 30th May 1900"

"Erected by the Non-Com Officers and men of
F Company 1st Vol Battn Royal Berkshire Regt
in memory of Pte George Proberts
who died at Blomfontein South Africa
while serving with the Volunteer Company
2nd Battn Royal Berkshire Regt
July 1900."

(Abingdon was in Berkshire until boundary changes in 1974)

St. Mary the Virgin, Silchester, Hampshire:

"To the glory of God and in loving memory
of Percy Barnard Cooper of this parish
Duke of Cambridge's Own Imperial Yeomanry
who was killed in action at Vlakfontein South Africa
May 29th 1901 aged 22 years
This tablet is erected by friends and colleagues with whom he was
associated in Reading as a mark of respect and high appreciation of his gallntry."