Siege of Mafikeng: Soldiers


Siege of Mafikeng: Soldiers

The following is a list of names of British Soldiers known to defend Mafikeng as on May 17, 1900. The list was taken out of a Mafikeng Mail

Bechuanaland Rifles
Nominal Roll as at May 17, 1900

Capt. B W COWAN
Lieut. Gemmell
Lieut. Minchin
2nd Lieut. McKenna
Chapl Capt. Weekes
Surg Lieut. Hayes
QMS Hall
Sergt-Maj. Gwynne
Sergt Reid
Sergt O Hulde
Sergt Bell
Sergt Cooke
Sergt Rosenfield
L-Sergt Smith
L-Sergt Newson
Corpl Andrews
Corpl Andrews
Corpl Pearce-Smith
Corpl Rowland
Corpl D R Galbraith
Corpl Woolnough
L-Corpl Elston
L Corpl P T Galbraith
L-Corpl Davies
L-Corpl Paterson
Bugler Saunders
Privates

Ashworth
Attwood
Brazier
Bell, F C
Brown A
Bennett, Geo
Bennett, T H
Beland
Bollen
Booth
Banks                            Cranswick

Coleman
Clow, A E
Clow, H W
Congen
Colley

Privates

Carroll
Cannolly
Crament
Churchill
Dobie
Divers
Dudley
Doyle
Dunphy
Dalziel
Everett
Elmes
Fitxgerald
Forbes
Forsynth
Funnell
Forsynth, Wm
Gibbons
Gordon
GArdner
Goold
Harrell
Harton
Hall
Hasla,
Hunkin
Hughes
Harrison
Horwood
Hyslop
Ingham
Jones
JAckson
Jardine
Knowles
King
Kershaw
Kerr
Littlewood

The memorial of the British Soldiers who died during the Siege. Location: In font of the Mafikeng MuseumPrivates

Leach
Lund
Mattison
Mathias
Mitchell
Morse
Murgatroyd
Mansfield
McEnvoy
Nettle
Neale
Northover
Neergaard
Oakden
O’Connor
Oosthuisen
Perkins
Polland
Price
Quayle
Robins
Rushton
Reeb
Steabler
Swart, P J
Swart, C
Swanson
Smith
Shipman, A W
Shipman, C H
Shipman, E D
Turney
Vize
Van Niekerk
Westdyk
Woodthorpe
Walker
Wedenburg
Young

Return of Town Guard
(Excluding Railway Division) made up to October 12th, 1900

Attached to Different Forts Subsequent to start of siege.

Ingham W H
Morrison Jno
O’Connor P
Wemyss, E S
Crosbie, W
froude, W
Bollen RJ
McMullin S
Bezuidenhoud F
Forbes A
Goodersen J C
Green G
McCallum H
Hulley, S R
Soomar Cassim
Middleditch, C B
Gardner, T
Mcleod N
Smith, S
Hommel W
Kent h
Moss H T
Anthony M I
Booth E W
Van Niekerk F
Adams P F B
Littgvist a
McArthur J H
Chenhalls J A
Werner C
Amod M
Crament J A
Hubbard J
McCorkindale J
Slate, F B
Heskins, J
Kelleu M
Baker, B C
Mansfeldt J
Elmes J H
Webster W
Godson F H
Gates P M
Smith F
Walker P
McKenzie A
Mckenzie J N
Abdulah Shech
Mattison J
Morris W
Westland JS
Braidwood A
Krause A
Brown W J
Westdyk J
Smith W
Harris S S
Sparks F
Northiver H J
Mitchell H W
Swarts N
Fisher J
Dalziel R
Cordon P F

Section A
Moore W
Grant J
Tighe GP
Orson W R
Ritchie A
Lohman F
Barmes H B
Beaslet P C
Mansfield F
Borthwick J J
Garrans J
Turnbull J
Aldred T
Byrne D J
Tiffin W
Laursen J
Mcloughlin F
Van Eyssen
Hickson G J
McLoughlin J
Bradfield H C
Solomon E

Ross E J B
Beckett H B
Hillam A
Dressen W
Riesle G
Whales G N H
BEavis L
Friend A H
Gates E M
Whiteley F
Lindo E
Schrieben L
Luyt G C
Wraight F G
Sector B

Algie J R
Chiddy T J
Musson A
Farquharson N
Bullied C
Thomas P H
Sheasby W
Leech J H
McNichol A
MArtin H
Goodyear C
Fodisch O
Fincham P M
Thompson R F
Seibert W
Carrinfton T W
Campbell C C
Joyce C
Mahony W J E
Jones J E
Hampson W A
Stigand A G
BArry C J
Clark J
James E R
Arnot J R O
Clucas C W
Brooks H M
Bland W C
Bergh O M
Ellercamp A
Gates W M
Montagu F G
Rising A C

Section C
Arnold A P
Campbell A V C
Fraser A C
Gordon J
Masters G
Robinson J E
Williams C N
Moser F
Martin F P
Gillet A
Bolus F
Davies D J
Flemming J
Gordon G
Meil G
Rombach J
Walford G A
Whiffler J
HArvard J
Beuks J
Bridger D
Early H G
Francis G
Humphries J
Moore R
Steward A E
Winder J
Brown H G
Pitt J
Cohen, Jacob
Early E s
Gordon A
MAsters W T
Peat T
Taylor D
Wenham C
Gated L M
Evert A W J

Section D
Stenson T G
Jenkinson J H
Neerguard P
Cohen I
Smith J M
Hunkin E R S
Salitochen R
Green P
Leach W
Watson F
Ellis T
Roux G J
Spiers R
Kidwell C H
Classen R
Stenson I H
Haddow W C
Talbot J
Trollope P F
Goldfinch A H
Hoffman J
Goddard F
Jagger W
Loubscher A
Herd J B
Lee J
Trollope W A
Dawson A
Talbot A J
Brymer J
Thomas L
Leser F
Trolope O W
Hulley W T
Webster D
McMaster E
Jones F W C
Dal J
Brazer R Sen.
Murgatroys W T
Cummings P
Talbot P J
Lugham J (unclear)
Vos J H
Trollope G V
Kiddwell C A
Classen S
Denton O
Bradley H H
Braze D
Firth F (unclear)
Esterhuizan A
Talbot A B
Long E
Botthomleu, Alf.
Oosthuizan R F
Sworn in after the 12th. Oct
Vos W
Dennison H P
Salmon Harry
Tertis E
Park J S
Wirsing W W
Parkes J F
Mitchell W A
Bernard W G
Southall E C
Wright E C
Weir C J
Mc Lachlan A W

Commandants

A
F Whiteley
sub., G P Tighe

B
Captain R H Girdwood
(killed by bullet)
E C Wright
sub., J Hoffman
Sub., Trollope
sub., Cawood

D
J Winter
sub., D Taylor
Sub., Mioll

The memorial monument of the British Soldiers who died during the siege of Mafikeng.

Town Guard, Railway division.

Comdt Capt J R More
Lieut and Adjt W H Walmisley
Lieut J Buchan                               2nd Lieut E J Layton
QMS G Simmons
Sergt-Maj P Mofat (Bgde Instr of Signalling)
Serg-Maj J Morrilleau
Staff Clerk N B Hewitt
Ord Room Sergt W Storey.  Sergeants.
G A Greenacre
W Anderson
J W S Lowe (Nordenfelt Gunner)
W Blair
S Crossman
J H Nicholas
A Vickery, sr
Corporals
J Mulholland
P Ward (Maximim Gunner)
G Bull (Hotchkiss Gunner)
F H Godson
Driver G Waine (Armoured Train)
Fireman A Moffat (Armoured Train)

Privates

A Neildon
J Sutherland
T A Clow
R Northgrave
J Campbell
R Cowan
G B Layton
R Gordon
F Green
T Hampton
J W Palmer
W J Dooley
W Stephenson
T Maguire
R Gass
S Andrews
J Tebbut
W Hubbard
H Olivier
H von Blerk
Hollnd
W Ferry
C H Allsopp
W J
F Browne
P M Gates
S Jacobs
D Lee
S Gillespie
J W Benecke

PrivatesJ W Benecke
T Fry
W Smith
A H Royal
W Sims
T Rose
J Rayne
A Lees
J Lawrence
A Crosbie
M J Matham
A Evans
C H Harries
T Bishop
G Fenham
J Crament
W M Louw
L W Benecke
J W Howarth
J Morrison
E Allridge
H S Brennen
J Bowden
W Murphy
A Youll
E H Gates
L Coughlan
T K Banks
M Adams
E Muller
E M Gates
C Gates
I N Vrittenden
W Stevenson
S Hall, jr
A Vickery, jr
A J Cozens
F O’Neil
J Grace
S le Gassick
G Wilcox
D N van der Berg
D Ritchie
C W Crament
P Impey
J B Russell
D Campbell
L Anderson
T Sampson
A Dickenson
A McDonald
Dressend J Young (Molopo Dressing Startion)
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