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Earle of Chester's Imperial Yeomanry

This memorial is dedicated to the men who fell in the Boer War and it is in Chester Cathedral In memory of comrades who died in South Africa. This tablet is placed by the Earle of Chester's Imperial Yeomanry 1904

Earle of Chester's Imperial Yeomanry
28th61st, Mar 26, 2011
Lieutenant J W BROADHURST, 9th Battalion died 24th November 1901 at Gelgenfontein
Lieutenant Horace Foster SCHWABE 2nd Battalion died 25th October 1901 at Johannesburg (Wills and Probate On Ancestry.co.uk Have his death date as 21st October 1901 and his effects went to Herbert Priestly Schwabe, merchant
Private 1831 J C CRAMER-ROBERTS, 2nd Bn, died 25th April 1900 at Deefontein
Private 9023, GEoege FRederick FOX died 16th May 1900 at Cape Town. (Wills and Probate on Ancestry.co.uk have the following information. He lived at Castle Hill, Ewloe, Flintshire and he was Trooper, 21st Company, Imperial Yeomanry who died 18th May 1900 at the Woodstock Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa. His effects went to Emma Fow, widow
Private F DAVIES, no information, it may be this soldier Private 1716, F DAVIS, 2nd Bn who died 15th June 1900 at Draghoender
Private 883, C E HUSKISSON, Cape Police, died 12th November 1900 at Vryburg
Private J J WHITE, no information found
Private 1811 G BRADSHAW, 2nd Bn, died 1st April 1900 at Draghoender
Private 1789, G WHITELEGGE, 2nd Bn, died 12th December 1900 at Maitland
Private W LISTER, no information found
Private H THORNTON, See comments below
Private 1721, E PRITCHARD, 2nd Bn, died 10th April 1900 at De Aar
Private 1709, A A CARRICK, 2nd Bn, died 13th May 1900 at Draghoender
Private 1767, P J PRESTON, 2nd Bn, died of wounds 10th May 1901 at Eensgevonden
Private H GOUGH, no information found
Private E HODSON, no record found. It may be this soldier Private 9036, E HODGSON, 2nd Bn died 21st May 1901 at Thabanchu
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      Hoping to receive information and photo of Henry Thornton soon from his niece
      Thank you Joyce :D
    • Bombardier
      Received this information from Joyce

    • Bombardier
    • 28th61st
      Thanks for the info mate and thank you Joyce for sharing this information, great reading.

      I will have to have a look at this book.
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      Henry Thorntons medal

    • 28th61st
      Thanks for that mate, another great find.
    • Bombardier
      Two photos of Henry Thornton

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