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South African War Memorial

South African War Memorial on Marine Parade.Marble and Bluestone

Inscription

This memorial was unveiled by Lord Plunkett K.C.V.O. Governor of the Colony, 10 February 1906.

Committee: S Carnell. Mayor, M N Bower. Town Clerk, C H Edwards. A E Eagleton. Hon Secretary Clerk

These tablets were erected by the people of Hawke's Bay to commemorate the part taken by troopers from this District in the South African War 1899-1902, and as a tribute to patriotism shown by them in offering their services in the empire's cause.

This monument was shattered by earthquake in February 1931 and was re-erected by citizens of Napier in February 1947.

Names on the South African War Memorial

  First Contingent
Farrier W Peebles Trooper S Northe (died)
Trooper J Catheral Trooper F Harding
Trooper P T Emerson
(Later Lieut 7th & 9th)
Trooper J G Hughes
(Later Lieut D S O also Capt & ADJT 10th)
Trooper T C L Holyoyd  
Reserve
Lieut O H M Hovell (Later Lieut Manchester Regt)  
Second Contingent
  Hotchkiss Battery
 Gunner Alan Turnbull
Gunner C A M Chapman
Serg R H F Dumaresque
Corp H Larsen (Later Sgt. 8th)
Trooper W R Boyd
Trooper F W Cook
Trooper A Bierre
Trooper J H Escott
Trooper H E Sommerville
Trooper W Heiford
Trooper E J West
Trooper G V Moore
Third Contingent
Surg Capt S C Godfray
Lieut. W J Berry (died)
Sergt. J B M Paton
Lce Sergt. N W L Mair (later Lieut 9th)
Lce Sergt. A McDonald
Lce. Sergt. E W H Nelson (later Lieut 6th)
Lce Corpl. C O Haggensen
Lce Corpl. W Page
Lce Corpl. T G A Richardson (later Lieut 9th) Far Sergt. T H Barclay
Far. E A Humpheries
Far. J Allen
Far. FT Bradley
Sadr T A Otton
Tr. L Davy
Tr. E Harris
Tr. H Jago
Tr. E H Manning
Tr. A Joseph
Tr. B C McCormick
Tr. S H Smith
Tr. A G B Williams
Tr. H T Whitson
Tr. J T Anderson (died)
Tr. J L Absolom
Tr. A Beckett
Tr. L M Davies
Tr. C L Golding
Tr. J Hobson
Tr. G W Meslop
Tr. E Krogh
Tr. T Cavanagh
Tr. R McCulloch
Tr. E T Poulton
Tr. W Scott (died)
Tr. R G Saxby (later Lieut 9th)
Tr. G Craig
Tr. J Hogg

Tr. J Williams
Tr. W McLelcan
Tr. A T Wellwood (later Cal 9th)
Tr. W E Hawthorne (later Q M Sergt 9th)
Tr. C Watt
Tr. L Collinge
Tr. A G Taubman (later Sergt. 8th)
Tr. Hughes (later Sergt. 8th)
Tr. W J Heiford
Tr. H Clark
Tr. D H Morrisey
Tr. T D F Baker
Tr. A Petersen
Tr. E O F Von Dadelzen
Tr. E J W Conchie
Tr. W T Lowe
Tr. F J McLean
Tr. M McMullen

Reserve
Lieut. H C Collett (later Lieut 8th)

Fourth Contingent
Lieut. J H Ross (later Capt. 7th & 9th)
Sgt. A Rsad
Sgt. R N Duncan (later Lieut 7th)
Sgt. C G Saxby (later Lieut & Capt 8th)
Sgt. T G H Twistleton (later Lieut 7th – died)
Sgt. E M Grant (later Lieut 9th)
Sdlr Sgt. J E Johnstone
Fr. D K Cameron
Corpl. H J Heckler (later Lieut 7th)
Corpl. W S Woof
Tr. W N Clunie
Tr. W W Frith
Tr. O G Johnson
Tr. A D Condon 
Tr. A G Simpson
Tr. E S Bone
Tr. H E S Banks
Tr. G Fuszard
Tr. F R Goulet
Tr. A Gilmour
Tr. R C Hopkins
Tr. C Hooper
Tr. G Lawson
Tr. J Orr
Tr. W Porter
Tr. E S Petat
Tr. H N Parson 
Tr. J Satterhwaite
Tr. S W Smith
Tr. W Terrill
Tr. F Wells
Tr. L E Braithwaite
Tr. J W Scott
Tr. E A Howell
Tr. J Vaughan
Tr. H J Hawkins
Tr. C A Hurtzell
Tr. R E Lean
Tr. H Nicholls
Tr. F T Doreen
   Fifth Contingent
Capt. T E Tanner
Stf Sgt. C J Smith (later Lieut 8th)
Sgt. A J Goodall
Sgt. J W Baker (later Sergt. 8th)
Sgt. J F Speedy
Sgt. A Wallace
Sgt. E Lascelles (later Lieut 3rd Dragoon Gds)
Sgt. G Burgess
Corpl. G Ashby (died)
Corpl. W A Carter
Corpl. W H Klee
Corpl. D Wilson
LCp. G J J Buchanan
LCp. C J Sheil
LCp. J Pattison
Bugler F T Grubb
Tr. W Anderson
Tr. J T Cotter
Tr. R Griffen
Tr. W A Gemmell
Tr. D Lumsden
Tr. J M M McFarlane
Tr. E W Murton
Tr. A J Risden
Tr. J Thompson
Tr. J A Tannon
Tr. C R Waddell
Tr. J Whittle
Tr. F Vickers
Tr. R W Thompson 
Tr. J Beck (died)
Tr. A Braithwaite
Tr. H C Connor (later Actg Sergt 9th)
Tr. J A Wilson
Tr. J Hames
Tr. S F Brandon
Tr. A W Cassidy
Tr. A S Charlton
Tr. D Hickey
Tr. W J S Horne (later Q M Sergt 8th)
Tr. L J McKechnie (died)
Tr. E Marshall
Tr. B Reed
Tr. H J Sinpson
Tr. J Howie 
Sixth Contingent
Sgt. J McGoldrick
Sgt. W Lorigan (later Lieut)
L Corpl. H Connor
Fr. R G Sturm
Bugler. N A McLean
Tr. E Jones
Tr. H G Hurtzell
Tr. A W McMillan
Tr. P E Harvey 
Tr. L A Johnston
Tr. H Steevens
Tr. H W Watkins
Tr. A Walsh
Tr. T Stafford
Tr. H W Gillies
Tr. D McNiven
Tr. A Powell
Tr. E A G Mickle 
Tr. J G P Morgan
Tr. A Snoswell
Tr. E E S Marsh
Tr. L J Law
Tr. G F Nelson
Tr. W A Simmonds
Tr. C C Thomson
Tr. J H Hayward
Tr. J T Lopdell 
Seventh Contingent
Lieut. W G Forsyth (killed)
Lieut. W E Whitely
Stf Sergt. E H Taylor (later Lieut. Paymaster)
SergI. A Petersen
Sergi. W M Miller
Fr SergI. H Newcombe
Corpl. G H Allardice
Corpl. E A Pointon
Lce Corpl. W Falvey
Sh Smith. S D Munn
Tr. T Butler
Tr. A Leyland
Tr. E J Low
Tr. T C Boyle 
Tr. G A Heso
Tr. S Brownette
Tr. H A Christensen
Tr. E W Merritt
Tr. J P McKay
Tr. G Blythe
Tr. T F Carlyle
Tr. H Hegh
Tr. L Klee
Tr. P Nation
Tr. A P Speedy
Tr. T Flint
Tr. E Cornford
Tr. J Bowles 
Tr. D McCulloch
Tr. H Bland
Tr. E W Caulton
Tr. E Gilpin
Tr. C Hampton
Tr. D Pownall
Tr. R D Pascoe
Tr. J Tier
Tr. J K O'Reilly
Tr. J H Phillips
Tr. G Reynolds
Tr. A Wardell
Tr. J Falvey
Tr. W Elliot 
Eigth Contingent
Lieut. V A Kelsall
Lieut. G B Cotterill
Sergt Maj. C D Blakiston
Sergt. L Smith
Fr Sergt. J W Peebles
Corpl. G A Parsons
Corpl. D List
Corpl. M Harding
Corpl. P G Wright
Lce. Corpl. W Clunie 
Sh Smith. A J Kirkham
Tr. W Wilson
Tr. T Cunningham
Tr. A Fergusson
Tr. H R Stanley
Tr. R G Catterhall
Tr. F W Hutchinson
Tr. M G Neilson
Tr. C Morgan
Tr. H Gorman 
Tr. J G Swarbrick
Tr. G H Pufflett
Tr. D Kennedy
Tr. J E Lund
Tr. W Graham
Tr. C Gedge
Tr. P G Andrews
Tr. G N Christian
Tr. GL W H Vickary 
Ninth Contingent   
Surg Maj. A Milne Thompson
Capt. T P Halpin
Lieut. G E B Mickle
Sergt. Maj. T S Hewitt
Sergt. T Banks
Sergt. R E Lean
Sergt. T B Bax
Sergt. J A Catherall
Sergt. A K Gilmour
Sergt. L Collinge
Corpl. A E Collett
Corpl. P J Cosgrove
Corpl. W A Peterson
Lce Corpl. J O Scott
Lce Corpl. R Willis
Lce Corpl. R Wolfgram
Lce Corpl. W Grimsdale 
Fr. W White
Tr. T C Beecheye
Tr. C Middleton
Tr. W Gardiner
Tr. F W Ireland
Tr. T W Clifford
Tr. J King
Tr. A B Groom
Tr. L Gordon
Tr. A Green
Tr. E R Broughton
Tr. R W G Ashmore
Tr. A W Allardice
Tr. D McDonald
Tr. J Bieman 
Tr. D N Wallace
Tr. A Clode
Tr. L W Compton
Tr. R Long
Tr. R B Owen
Tr. C O'Neil
Tr. W C Pilmer
Tr. W H Rossiter
Tr. F A Retter
Tr. R Reay
Tr. C A Raynor
Tr. W Symonds
Tr. J Swarbrick
Tr. H G Silvester
Tr. C R Palmer 
Tenth Contingent   
Sergt. R J Crichton
Sergt. R G Deighton
Sergt. C E Eccles
Corpl. N O Leslie
Corpl. P J Cooper
Corpl. B J Garnham
Corpl. R Richards
Lce Corpl. C Burton
Lce Corpl. D H Fraser
Lce Corpl. C R Holmes
Lce Corpl. H E Lean
Lce Corpl. M Murphy
Lce Corpl. J Ryan
Sadr. H Jensen
Sadr. N J Greene
Far. E Potter
Tr. W E Brightwell
Tr. J J Bailey
Tr. P S Barry
Tr. D Bypord
Tr. A R Simpson
Tr. D H Rose
Tr. W H Rendle
Tr. J J Tuohy
Tr. Levaillant
Tr. A Petherick 
Tr. R W Bell
Tr. J Buchanan
Tr. G H Bristow
Tr. A Collins
Tr. A Cox
Tr. J J Clegg
Tr. J F Couper
Tr. A Caldwell
Tr. D Casey
Tr. A Christensen
Tr. J W Campbell
Tr. H E Dobbs
Tr. G Innes
Tr. H Drinkwater
Tr. T Davidson
Tr. W Duigan
Tr. W Eugene
Tr. M Ellis
Tr. C F Fenemore
Tr. M A Flynn
Tr. P O'Brien
Tr. W Wilson
Tr. J O'Connor
Tr. J O'Hagan
Tr. L Smith
Tr. C W Tyler 
Tr. G Gordon
Tr. C H Green
Tr. E Hastoch
Tr. G W Horn
Tr. J Hannon
Tr. D Hannon
Tr. W H Hargreaves
Tr. H D Ireland
Tr. F W Kitchener
Tr. T King
Tr. W Neil
Tr. W McLean
Tr. A A Mullander
Tr. G MacDonald
Tr. S Masters
Tr. J Onion
Tr. H W Quinney
Tr. J Snoswell
Tr. H Strothers
Tr. D Vestry
Tr. S Vestry
Tr. J Watson
Tr. G H Whyte
Tr. J W Woods
Tr. R McIver
Tr. H Nuttall
Tr. E G Noedl

South African War Memorial Images

Some of the plaques on the South African War Memorial. The South African War Memorial Lion close up.  The top of the South African War Memorial.  Some of the plaques on the South African War Memorial. South African War Memorial on Marine Parade. South African War Memorial on Marine Parade. South African War Memorial on Marine Parade.

South African War Memorial Location Map

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