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POZIERES MEMORIAL

Somme, France

100 men of the 4th South African Infantry Regiment

Panels 97-98

Private

Peter Rodger ALLAN

Son of the late John and Marion Rodger Allan, of Greenock, Renfrewshire (Source : C.W.G.C.).

A Company

Missing in action on the 22nd March 1918 - Age 32.

Sergeant

James Lee ANGUS

Son of Mr and Mrs JL Angus of 72, Old Married Quaters, ERPM, East Rand, Transvaal (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Fought in Delville Wood in July 1916.

B Company

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 24.

 

Private

John Fred AULSEBROOK

Son of Mrs Mary N, Aulsebrook, of Weltevreden, Bellville (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 21st March 1918 - Age 19.

 

Lance Corporal

Arthur William BARHAM

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

 

Private

William McNiece BELL

Son of John Bell, of 68, Queen's St, Ballymena. Husband of Hannah Grace L Bell, of Crumkill, Ballymena, Co.Antrim, Ireland (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 38.

 

Private

Arthur William Ferguson BENNETT

Husband of Agnes Marie Bennett, of 120, Victoria Avenue, Brakpan, Transvaal (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Dioed of wounds on the 25th March 1918 - Age 27.

 

Private

William Bruce BOYD

Son of the late Bryce and Florence Elizabeth Jessemine Boyd. (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 20.

 

Private

James BOYLE

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

 

Private

William BRISTOE

Son of Mrs Ellen Kelly, of 317, Jules St, Malvern, Johannesburg, Transvaal (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 21st March 1918.

 

Private

William BURNS

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

 

Private

Herbert BURREL

Son of George Henry and Mary Burrell, of 461, Reite St, Sunnyside, Pretoria, Transvaal. Also served in East Africa with 10th Bn. (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 17.

 

Private

Alexandre de Villiers CALDER

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

 

Lance Corporal

Jacob Jaconus COLLINGS

Son of Richard George and Maria Janette Collings (nee Stigman), of Grassy Park, Plumstead, Cape Province (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 22.

 

Private

Robert James COOPER

Son of William and Mary AK Cooper, of 135, Bonanza Cottages, Crown Mines, Johannesburg (Source : C.W.G.C.).

C Company

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 25.

 

Private

Thomas James CRAMOND

Son of Alexander and Catherine Cramond, of 9, Sutherland Avenue, Wanderers View, Johannesburg  (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 20.

 

Private

Thomas Frederick Lambert DE REUCK

Son of Mr and Mrs DW de Reuck, of 5, St Paul Rd, East London, Cape Province (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 24.

 

Private

Herbert William DEUTSCHMAN

Served as MACHONOCHIE HW. Son of the late Frederick August and Helene Wilhelmina Deutschmann (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 25.

 

Private

Andrew James DICKS

Son of Mrs AC Lee (formerly Dicks), of 22a, Amalinda Rd, East London, Cape Province, and the late Andrew Dicks (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 23.

 

Lance Corporal

Chapman Oxden ELSE

Son of the late WJ and CJ Else (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 33.

 

Private

Walter Ronald FARQUHAR

Son of the late John and Marion Farquhar (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 34.

 

Private

Thomas Allan FILBY

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

 

Private

James Middleton FORGAN

Son of Andrew and Elizabeth Middleton Forgan. Served in the South African campaign and in East Africa (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 42.

 

Private

Allen Blake FOTHERINGHAM

Son of Alex and Mary Helen Fotheringham, of George, Cape province (Source : C.W.G.C.)

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 28.

 

Lance Corporal

Roland FRANCIS

Nephew of Mrs C Swan, of 111, Regent St, Bellevue, Johannesburg (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 19.

 

Private

Frank Alexander GOOSE

Son of Mr and Mrs JH Goose, of 19, Railway Villas, East London (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

 

Lance Corporal

Frank Wiseman GORDON

Son of the late William and Jessie Gordon (Source : C.W.G.C.)

C Company

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 46.

 

Private

Arnold James GOUDIE

Son of Samuel Smith Goudie and Marion Brown Goudie, of Muirton, Blairgowrie, Perthshire (Source : C.W.G.C.)

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 35.

 

Lance Corporal

Charles GOWELL

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

 

Corporal

Harold Humphrey GREER

Son of Robert and Ida Greer (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 21st March 1918 - Age 29.

 

Private

Andrew Everton HAMPSON

Son of Mr W. and Mrs  E.J. Hampson, of Umtata, Cape Province (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 20.

 

Private

David Ferguson HARPER

Husband of Georgina Alice Harper, of Ridge View, Bowling Green, Springfield Rd, Durban, Natal (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 23rd March 1918 - Age 29.

 

Private

Aubrey HARRIS

Son of William Arthur and Elizabeth Harris, of Rocklands, Katazo, Natal (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 20.

 

Private

Albert Edward HORSFORD

Son of G Horsford. Husband of MD Horsford, of 179, Berg St, Pietermaritzburg, Natal (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 33.

 

Corporal

Evan John HOWELLS

Son of Mrs Evan Evans (formerly Howells), of Springs, Transvaal, and the late John Howells (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 27.

 

Private

David Bell JACKSON

Son of Mrs Barbara Bell Jackson, of 18, Rose Lane, Durban, Natal. Also served in German SW and East Africa (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 22nd March 1918 - Age 30.

 

Corporal

Augustus Charles JESSUP

Killed in action on the 21st March 1918.

 

Private

Cecil Owen JONES

Son of AH Jones, of the Limit, Fish Hoek, Cape Province, and FM Jones (stepmother) (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 20.

Lance Corporal

William KINNEAR

Son of Robert and Mary Jane Kinnear, of Gladstone House, Workington, Cumberland, England (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Fought in Delville Wood in July 1916.

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 27.

 

Second Lieutenant

Hartley KIRKBY

Son of the late Mrs S Sampon (formerly Kirkby) and of JA Sampon (stepfather), of 33, 4th Avenue, Roodepoort North, Transvaal (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 26.

 

Private

Gert Lodenyk KRUGER

Son of Hendrick Bernades Kruger and Frederika Katharina Kruger (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 24.

 

Private

Alexander KYLE

Son of Mrs A Kyle, of 88, Rochester Rd, Salt River, Cape Province (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 21.

 

Private

James LAIDLAW

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

 

Private

Douglas Edward LOGIE

Son of Charles William and Leonora Alice Logie (Source : C.W.G.C.).

A Company

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 28.

 

Private

Donald MACDONALD

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

 

Corporal

Egbert Lauchlan MACKINTOSH

Son of Ewen Wilson Mackintosh and Charlotte Mackintosh, of 12, Frere Avenue, Anzac, Brakpan, Transvaal. Employed by Brakpan Mines Ltd. (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 33.

 

Private

John Anderson MACMILLAN

Son of AEF Macmillan, of War Memorial Cottage, 4th Avenue, Northmead, Benoni, Transvaal, and the late John James Macmillan. Enlisted in August 1915 (Source : C.W.G.C.).

D Company

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 20.

 

Private

Alfred Richard MARBROOK

Son of Abraham Butler Marbrook and Elizabeth Marbrook, of 55, Bulwark St, Dover, England (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 34.

 

Corporal

William Douglas MARE

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

 

Private

Hugh McCALLUM

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

 

Private

Samuel McCLATCHIE

Son of the late James and Mary E. McClatchie, of Carnlea, Ballyclare, Co, Antrim (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 21st March 1918 - Age 40.

 

Private

Thomas Frederick McCORMACK

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

 

Lance Corporal

Lachie McFADYEN

Son of Hector and Katherine McFayden, of 170, Kennedy St, Kenilworth, Johannesburg (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 29.

 

Private

James McGREGOR

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

 

Private

Allen McKENZIE

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

 

Private

Paul Roux McMASTER

Son of Gertrude McMaster, of 10, Trafalgar Square, North End, Port Elizabeth, Cape Province, and the late Henry McMaster (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 21st March 1918 - Age 21.

 

Private

David MILLS

Son of Hugh and Mary Mills, of Pantyglyn, Trefeglwys, Llanidloes. Husband of Sarah Ann Mills, of 3, Chapel St, Llanidloes, Mont, Wales (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 37.

 

Sergeant

William MORRISON

Son of James and Grace Morrison, of 12 Edinburgh Rd, Stranraer, Wigtownshire (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 28.

 

Private

George Hunter MUDIE

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

 

Sergeant-Signaller

Harry NICHOLLS, M.M.

Son of Benjamin and Elizabeth Nicholls, of 6r, Nabb, St George's, Wellington, Salop (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Declared missing in action (between 21st-28th March 1918) on the 1st April 1918.

 

Private

Mervyn George NOBLE

Son of Lazarus Parnaby Noble and Ellen Noble, of Avondale, Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 23.

 

Private

George Kirkpatrick PASSMORE

Son of Thomas William and Matilda Ann Passmore, of Cedarville, East Griqualand, Cape Province (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 21.

 

Private

Granville PETTMAN

Son of Charles and Annie Alicia Pettman, of 45, Prince Albert St, Queenstown, Cape Province. Served with 3rd Regiment in East Africa (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 32.

Private

Walter Alex PIGDEN

Son of Mrs K Pigden, of 74, Chamberlain St, Woodstock, Cape Town, and the late AR Pigden (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Fought in Delville Wood in July 1916.

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 23.

 

Private

Cecil Claude REED

Son of Richard and Ellen Reed, of 18, Bay Terrace, Point Rd, Durban, Natal (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 21st March 1918 - Age 23.

Private

Bertram Thomas REES

Son of Thomas and MR Rees, of 349, Main St, Fairview, Johannesburg (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Wounded in Delville Wood on the 19th July 1916.

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 28.

 

Private

Reuben ROSE

Son of Israel and Bella Rose (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 36.

Captain

Max SAPHIR, M.C.

Son of Mrs RH Corke, of Durban. Husband of Agnes M. Saphir, of Durban, Natal. 18 years service with SA Railways, Durban (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Fought in Delville Wood in July 1916.

A Company.

Killed in action on the 22nd March 1918 - Age 35.

 

Second Lieutenant

Arthur Earnshaw SCOTT

Son of Arthur and MEP Scott, of Knysna, Cape Province. Also served in german SW Africa with Cape Town Highlanders. Gazetted October 1917 (Source : C.W.G.C.).

A Company.

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 20.

 

Private

Thomas John SCOTT

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

 

Private

William Charles SHAW

Son of Jean Shaw, of 11, North St, Pietermaritzburg, Natal, and the late John Thomas Shaw (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 22.

 

Private

William Charles SMITH

Son of Mrs Sarah Smith, of Mill st, Brooklyn, Maitland, SA, and the late Charles Smith (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 22nd March 1918 - Age 22.

 

Lance Corporal

Leslie Pearsons SPARKS

Son of Kemp Knoll Sparks and Emily Sparks, of Welcome House, East London (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 21st March 1918 - Age 21.

 

Private

Henry SPEDDING

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

 

Lance Corporal

John SPEIRS

Son of Robert and Joan Speirs, of 2, Highfield Rd, Rosebank, Cape Town (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 21st March 1918 - Age 22.

 

Private

Brian Ernest Benham SPENCE

Son of James Arthur and Mary Ann Spence, of Imvani, Cape Colony (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 21.

 

Private

Andrew Leitch STEWART

Son of James and Sarah Stewart, of 428, Church St, Pietermaritzburg, Natal. Also served in East Africa with the 6th Regiment (Source : C.W.G.C.).

B Company.

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 22.

Private

Lennox James STEWART

Only son of Thomas Samuel and Mary Jane Stewart, of Uniondale, Cape Province. Four times wounded (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Wounded in Delville Wood in July 1916.

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 28.

 

Private

Neil Sutherland STEWART

Son of George and Margaret Stewart, of The Sheiling, Portswood Rd, Green Point, Cape Town (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 19.

 

Private

George Carl Alexander STRECKER

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

 

Company Sergeant Major

James SYMONDS, M.M.

Son of James John and Matilda Ann Symonds, of Drielaagte, Saulspoort, Rustenburg, Transvaal(Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 38.

 

Private

Percy Oliver TAYLOR

Son of MA. Hopkins (formerly Taylor), of 156, Caledon St, Uitenhage, Cape Province, and the late George Taylor (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 22nd March 1918 - Age 20.

 

Private

Thomas Ashley TAYLOR

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

 

Private

Brian THEUNISSEN

Killed in action on the 21st March 1918.

 

Private

Seymour Vernon THOMSON

Son of Simon and EH Thomson, of 19, Adderley st, Worcester, Cape Province (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 21st March 1918 - Age 25.

 

Private

Thomas Ashley TAYLOR

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

Sergeant

Arthur Murray Stewart TORDIFFE

Fought in Delville Wood in July 1916.

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

 

Private

Harold Robert TREDREA

Son of Thomas B and FC Tredrea, of 22, Bean St, Kimberley, Cape Province (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 18.

 

Lance Corporal

Ira VINNICOMBE

Son of Thomas Francis and Rachel Vinnicombe, of 46, College Rd, Pietermaritzburg, Natal. Born at Forbe's Reef, Swaziland. Educated at Standerton, Public School. Also served in German SA Africa (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 22nd March 1918 - Age 26.

 

Private

Andrew WALKER

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

 

Private

Robert David WEBB

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

 

Private

David WEIR

Son of the late David Weir, of Island of Muck, Scotland, and Grace Weir, of Ngoana, Tweespruit, Orange Free State, South Africa (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 22.

 

Lance Corporal

Arthur Charles WHITE

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

Signaller

Lawson Alfred WHITE

Son of Emily White, of "Lilleville", Elsburg, Transvaal, and the late William Alfred White. Also served in the South Africa and Egypt (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Wounded in Delville Wood in July 1916.

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 23.

 

Private

George Frederick WHITTAKER

Son of Alfred and Elizabeth Whittaker, of 427, Berea Rd, Durban, Natal. Also served in East Africa (Source : C.W.G.C.).

D Company.

Killed in action on the 22nd March 1918 - Age 21.

 

Private

Allen WIDES

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 23.

Sergeant

John WILLIAMS

Son of John and Elizabeth Williams, of Constantia, Cape Province. Husband of  Maria Williams, of Aurets Cottages, Diep River, Cape Province (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Wounded in Delville Wood in July 1916.

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

Private

Neil WILSON

Fought in Delville Wood in July 1916.

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood).

 

Lance Corporal

Robert WILSON

Son of John MacL and Helen C Wilson, of 3 Hampden Rd, Stamford Hill, Durban, Natal (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 19.

 

Lance Corporal

Thomas WISHART

Son of Thomas Wishart, of 525, Reitz St, Sunnyside, Pretoria, Transvaal (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918 (Marrières Wood) - Age 24.

 

Private

Kenneth Cunningham YOUNG

Son of Charlotte C Mayore, of 48, Wyndham Rd, South End, Port Elizabeth, Cape Province. Husband of Ivy Bolton (formerly Young) (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Killed in action on the 21st March 1918 - Age 28.