DELVILLE WOOD

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ARRAS MEMORIAL

Pas-de-Calais, France

14 men of the 2nd SAI.

Bay 10

 

Private

Robert Bruce BARCLAY

Son of Mrs C Barclay, of 565, Moore Rd, Berea, Durban, Natal (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 12th April 1917. Age 26.

 

Private

Albion William CORRIE

Fought in Delville Wood in July 1916.

Killed in action on the 11th April 1917.

 

Private

Victor Julian FORREST

Son of Joseph Alexander and Julia Joanna Forrest, of 45, Cato St, Durban (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Fought in Delville Wood in July 1916.

Killed in action on the 12th April 1917. Age 22.

 

Private

Herbert William HUNTER

Killed in action on the 9th April 1917.

 

Sergeant

Septimus Henry LEDGER

Son of the late Fred and Elizabeth Ledger (nee Knobel). Member of the 1912 SA Rugby Football team (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 12th April 1917. Age 26.

 

Private

William MACKENZIE

Son of James and Jessie MacKenzie, of Grasslands, Shannon, Bloemfontein, Orange Free State (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 13th May 1917. Age 19.

 

Private

Wallace MASSON

Son of John Masson, of Richmond, Natal, and the late Flora Masson (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Fought in Delville Wood in July 1916.

Killed in action on the 12th April 1917. Age 20.

 

Private

Harry Edwards NICHOLLS

Son of Charles William and Eleanor Janes Nicholls, of 38, Rosedale Rd, Forest Gate, Essex, England (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 12th April 1917. Age 36.

 

Second Lieutenant

James McKenzie ROSS

Son of James and Tessie Magdalene Ross, of Nottingham Rd, Natal (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 12th April 1917. Age 23.

 

Private

Clarence RUDD

Son of Herbert and Elizabeth Rudd, of 12, Prince's st, Port Elizabeth (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 12th April 1917. Age 19.

 

Private

Alfred Henry SEPHTON

Son of Frederick William Sephton, of 1427 Ashton Old Rd, Manchester, and the late Maria Sephton (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Fought in Delville Wood in July 1916.

Killed in action on the 12th April 1917. Age 31.

 

Private

John Abraham VAN ECK

Son of Mr JBL and Mrs CLD van Eck, of Rensburgskull, Reitbron, Cape Province (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Fought in Delville Wood in July 1916.

Killed in action on the 9th April 1917. Age 24.

 

Private

Ernest WEAVER

Son of Walter Edward and Frances Weaver, of 141, Shobnall St, Burton-on-Trent, England. Husband of the late F Weaver (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Fought in Delville Wood in July 1916.

Killed in action on the 9th April 1917. Age 24.

 

Private

Edwin Christopher Angelo WOODROW

Son of Edwin James Carr Woodrow and Winifred Mary Woodrow, of King William's Town, Cape Province, South Africa. Also served in German SW Africa (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 12th April 1917. Age 22.