Thursday, January 22, 2015

Intombi Cemetery Memorials, Ladysmith: Anglo-Boer War 1899 20

UHLMANN, W - Trooper, Border Mounted Rifles
d. 30th Jan 1900
(Note that the date of death is given as 20th January in the NMR Regimental History p 90)

VERN, P - Private, 1st Devonshire Regt.
d. 18th Feb 1900, aged 21

VYVYAN, Kenneth M - Border Mounted Rifles
d. Intombi (of enteric) March 10th 1900 aged 21 years
'Dearly Loved Son of Rev Thomas Grenfell and Edith May Vyvyan
Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori'

UNKNOWN SOLDIER - of 2nd Batt Rifle Brigade
who died at Intombi Camp on Feb 22nd 1900 of enteric fever
(Upper part of memorial, which would have given the name of the deceased,
is missing and, during renovating and restoring of the cemetery,  incorrectly replaced by Border Mounted Rifles cross. It is possible that this upper portion should be that attached to the memorial of William Dixon Smith.

Photographs: Dixon-Smith

For more information on Intombi enter the word Intombi in this blog's search facility

No comments: