Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Intombi Cemetery Memorials: Anglo-Boer War 6

DAVIES, John Estcourt Hungerford - Natal Carbineers
d. 21st Jan 1900
This stone is erected by his loving wife and children
In Affectionate Memory
'Will Ye Not Come Back again'

DIXON SMITH, William - Lieut. Quartermaster, Border Mounted Rifles
d. 13th Jan 1900 (of enteric fever)
(Cross is missing; see ANDERSON, A O
for similar cross bearing inscription
'Border Mounted Rifles' with regimental motto 'Rough But Ready' plus boot and spur insignia

DUKE, Frederick
third son of Thomas and Harriet Duke of Steyning, Sussex, England
who after serving with the Natal Carbineers in the Boer War
died of enteric fever at Ndombi [sic] during the Siege of Ladysmith, on 20 Feb 1900 aged 31 years

Photographs: Dixon-Smith

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