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CAMBRAI MEMORIAL

Louverval, Nord, France

Fiveteen South Africans, of whom ten served in British units*, are commemorated on this Memorial.

*Registered on the Roll of South Africans who fell 1914-1918 edited after the War by the South African authorities.

Private

Thomas Henry ANDERSON

Panel 13.

Son of Mr JM and Mrs JF Anderson, of 45, Warren St, De Beers, Kimberley (source : C.W.G.C.).

4th S.A.I.

Killed in action on the 7th December 1917 - Age 16

Second Lieutenant

John Antonio Scochey BOYLE

Panel 1.

Son of Mr JM and Mrs JF Anderson, of 45, Warren St, De Beers, Kimberley (source : C.W.G.C.).

2nd/1st (Lancashire) Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery

Killed in action on the 30th November 1917.

Second Lieutenant

Harold Broughton BROSTER

Panel 9.

Son of Charles John and Lois Emma Broster, of 31, Ebden St, Queenstown, Cape Province (source : C.W.G.C.).

11th Battalion, The King's Royal Rifle Corps

Killed in action on the 30th November 1917 - Age 23.

Lieutenant

George Miller BROWN, M.C.

Panel 1.

Son of William George and Agnes Josephine Brown (nee King), of 88, Musgrave Rd, Durban. Born at Greytown, Natal (source : C.W.G.C.).

12th (Prince of Wales's Royal) Lancers

Killed in action on the 28th November 1917 - Age 27.

Lieutenant

Richard Lester COLTMAN

Panel 2.

Son of Walter John and Ethel Matilda Coltman, of Johannesburg, South Africa. Born in London. Educated at King Edward's School, Johannesburg, Potchefstroom Agricultural College and Emmanuel College, Cambridge, in each of which institutions he gained scholarships. Passed Natural Sciences Tripos with double honours before joining the Army and gained further scholarships which he did not live to take advantage of. previously wounded at Ypres in July 1917 (source : C.W.G.C.).

Coldstream Guards, attached to 2nd Guards Brigade Machine Gun Coy

Killed in action on the 27th November 1917.

Private

Norman Lionel DONELLY

Panel 13.

Son of the late William Thomas and Charlotte Donelly (source : C.W.G.C.).

4th S.A.I.

Killed in action on the 6th December 1917 - Age 19

Second Lieutenant

Michael Stanley FOX

Panel 3.

6th Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)

Killed in action on the 20th November 1917.

Captain

Arthur Bloomfield LANE

Panel 10.

Son of Wilmot and Martha Lane, of 3, Eaton Gardens, Hove, Brighton. Formerly served in the KOYLI. Was managing a ranch in Rhodesia at outbreak of war, and accepte a commission in the SA Forces, with whom he served in german West Africa, and France (source : C.W.G.C.).

10th Battalion, The Rifle Brigade

Killed in action on the 20th November 1917 - Age 43

Captain

David McCAUSLAND

Panel 10.

Son of David and Jane McCaustand, of Kinnycally, St Johnston, Londonderry. Husband of the late Janie McCausland (nee Morgan), of Bloemfontein, South Africa. Served with Irish Horse in the South African campaign. Settled in South Africa and returned home to again offer his services. (source : C.W.G.C.).

12th Battalion, The Royal Irish Rifles (Central Antrim)

Killed in action on the 22nd November 1917 - Age 38

Private

Harry Herbert MORCOM

Panel 13.

Son of Harry Herbert and Anna Maria Morcom, of 94, Market St, Uitenhage (source : C.W.G.C.).

4th S.A.I.

Killed in action on the 7th December 1917 - Age 20

Private

Arthur PASCOE

Panel 13.

4th S.A.I.

Killed in action on the 7th December 1917.

Major

James Edmond Pringle RAE

Panel 6.

Son of James Edmond and Constance Eileen Mary Rae, of Rosevanion, Padstow, Cornwall. Scholar of Worchester College, Oxford. On active service from August 1914 without a break and was killed when in command of, and rallying his battalion (source : C.W.G.C.).

7th Battalion, The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry

Killed in action on the 30th November 1917 - Age 25

Private

Gordon Redvers ROSS

Panel 13.

Son of George and Jane Ross, of 65, Harvey Rd, Durban (source : C.W.G.C.).

4th S.A.I.

Killed in action on the 7th December 1917 - Age 18.

Second Lieutenant

Harold STOKES

Panel 13.

Son of Mrs Stokes, of Laverstock, Southbourne, Bournemouth, and the late Robert Stokes. Enlisted in 1914. Also served with Natal Carbineers in German SW Africa (source : C.W.G.C.).

E Battalion, Tank Corps

Killed in action on the 20th November 1917. Age 25.

Second Lieutenant

George Edward TATUM

Panel 12.

Son of George Edward and Alice Ann Mary Tatum, late of Pinetown, Natal (source : C.W.G.C.).

1st/5th Battalion, The London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade)

Killed in action on the 30th November 1917. Age 26.

 

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