Zulu War Memorial

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Reference WMO254684

Address:

Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery, (also known as Clayhall Royal Naval Cemetery)

Clayhall Road

Gosport

England

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Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Obelisk
Materials:
  • Metal Iron
  • Stone Stone (any)
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Leaded
Conflicts:
  • Zulu Wars (1879)
About the memorial: Stone pillar with 4 sides detailing names and inscriptions. Standing on a rectangular pink granite plinth and sited on a concrete vase with low ornate iron railing around it. From http://www.haslarheritagegroup.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=49&Itemid=109: "there is an obelisk commemorating the campaign of the HMS Boadicea in the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 (NHLE ref 1428142); ...listed at Grade II."
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In memory of the officers seamen marines and kroomen of HMS BOADICEA (UNDER?) COMMODORE SIR F.W. RICHARDS K.C.B. WHO WERE KILLED IN ACTION OR DIED OF WOUNDS DISEASE OR ACCIDENT DURING HER COMMISSION ON THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE AND WEST COAST OF AFRICA STATION 1878-1882 Erected by their shipmates COMMANDER FRANCIS ROMILLY R .N.. DIED MARCH 3RD 1881 OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION AMAJUBA FEB 2??? 1881 LIEUTENATNT CORNWALLIS JASPER TROWER R.N.. KILLED IN ACTION AMAJUBA FEBY 2?TH 1881: LIEUTENANT HENRY BINGHAM CHESSHYRE WYNYARD R.N.. DIED IN HOSPITAL SIMON’S BAY NOVR 8TH 1880: LIEUTENANT JOHN BURLTON BENNETT R.N.. INVALIDED NOVR 3RD 1879. FROM ILLNESS CONTRACTED IN ZULU WAR. AND SUBSEQUENTLY DIED IN HASLAR HOSPITAL. W.F. REID SIGN J. HARWOOD STOKER DIED OF FEVER IN ZULULAND MAY 1879. W. LIKEMON PTE R.M.L.I. J. ALLEN ORDY KILLED IN ACTION BATANGA W.COAST OF AFRICA MARCH 22ND 1880. H.RANSOME GRS MATE. A.WILSON ORDY KILLED IN ACTION LANG’S NEK JANY 28TH 1881. S.WITHERIDGE QRMR C.HAMMOND QRMR C.O’CONNOR A.B.. J.MCCLURE A.B.. W.BARNARD A.B.. W. PASSINGHAM A.B.. J.LOVELESS A.B.. A.BRAZIER ORDY W.CHAPMAN ORDY C.BURTON ORDY E.STILL ORDY H.C.M.BEDDELL ORDY KILLED IN ACTION AMAJUBA FEBY 27TH 1881. W.PLASTINE LDGSN H.CROFT A.B..TOM LEWIS KROO. DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION AMAJUBA FEBY 27TH 1881. W.H.BURFIELD A.B.. AND ELEVEN KROOMEN ? DURING AN EPIDEMIC OF SMALLPOX JANY AND FEBY 1879. I.HILL BOY FELL FROM ALOFT ? ? ?. W.GOODALL ORDY DROWNED DECR 30TH ?. H.BARRY ORDY FELL FROM ALOFT MARCH 9TH 1880. BEN JOHNSON KROO. DIED APRIL 12TH. W.?. SMITH SIGN OCTR 5TH H.WHITE ARMR NOVr 19th A.EVANS ? ? ASSTT INVALIDED SEPT 29TH DIED IN ENGLAND. J.S.POORE COMDRS SERT DROWNED MARCH 21ST 1881. MONROVIA KROO. . D.TURNER A.B..FELL FROM ALOFT NOVR 4TH

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Grade II (England)

1428142

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