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POZIERES MEMORIAL

Somme, France

Twelve South Africans who 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.

Lieutenant

Sylvester Samuel BROWN, M.C.

9th Battalion, The London Regiment, attached to The Machine Gun Corps

                 

Panel 87

Killed in action on the 25th April 1918.

 

Second Lieutenant

John Bellard FAWCETT

Son of Charles John and Edith Fawcett, of Llandudno, Cape Town. Also served in German South West Africa (Source : C.W.G.C.).

233rd Siege Battery, The Royal Garrison Artillery

Panel 10.

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

 

Second Lieutenant

Harold Armitage GOODALL

Son of Frederick and Emily Goodall, of 446, Musgrave Rd, Durban, South Africa (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Z 16 Trench Mortar Battery, The Royal Field Artillery

Panel 7

Killed in action on the 22nd March 1918 - Age 23.

 

Private

Michael Adriaan JORDAAN

Son of Michael Adriaan Jordaan, of Malmesbury, Cape Province, South Africa (Source : C.W.G.C.).

2nd/2nd Battalion, The London Regiment

Panel 20.

Killed in action on the 21st March 1918 - Age 33.

 

Captain

Reginald Wallace PAYN

Son of Georgina Julia Payn, of "le Chalet", Hilton Road, Natal, and the late Philip Francis Payn (Source : C.W.G.C.).

253rd Tunnelling Company, The Royal Engineers

Panel 10.

Killed in action on the 28th March 1918 - Age 33.

 

Private

Ernest Edgar SAWYER

Bedfordshire Yeomanry

Panel 7.

Killed in action on the 31st March 1918.

 

Lieutenant

Fred Orlando STEPHENS

Son of Frederick Orlando Stephens and Agnes Elizabeth Stephens, of Oranjezicht Homestead, Cape Town, South Africa (Source : C.W.G.C.).

2nd Battalion, The West Yorkshire Regiment

Panel 26.

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 - Age 31.

 

Lieutenant

Karl Edwin STUART

Son of Simon and Elizabeth D Stuart, of Chaka's Rocks Farm, Umtentweni, Natal. Also served with the 9th Regiment South African Inf in German East Africa (Source : C.W.G.C.).

2nd Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment, D Company.

Panel 60.

Killed in action on the 25th March 1918 - Age 27.

 

Acting Captain

Charles Livingstone TAYLOR, M.C.

Son of Mr and Mrs CJ Taylor, of Melrose, Johannesburg, Transvaal (Source : C.W.G.C.).

2nd Battalion, The East Lancashire Regiment.

Panel

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 - Age 34.

 

Lieutenant

Noel VICKERS

Son of Anna Marthina Vickers, of 42, Duke's Avenue, Chiswick, London, and the late Albert Edwards Vickers, of Cape Town. Went overseas July 1916. Entered Sandhurst from St Paul's, April 1915 (Source : C.W.G.C.).

1st Battalion, The East Yorkshire Regiment.

Panel 27.

Killed in action on the 24th March 1918 - Age 21.

 

Acting Captain

Eric Francis WENTZEL

Son of Rose Wentzel, of Welgelegen, Oxford Rd, Parktown, Johannesburg, South Africa, and the late Charles Wentzel (Source : C.W.G.C.).

8th Battalion, The East Surrey Regiment.

Panel 44.

Killed in action on the 23rd March 1918 - Age 22.

 

Lieutenant

Paul Domine WILMOT

12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment.

Panel 46.

Killed in action on the 25th March 1918.