Cowes-Boer War

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Cowes Maritime Museum

Cowes Library

Beckford Road


PO31 7SG


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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Painted
  • Boer War, Second (1899-1902)
About the memorial: A painted wooden board. Formerly in Northwood House, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8AZ, until about 2010. Originally in Cowes Town Hall.
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This tablet was placed in the Town Hall by/ the Chairman and Members of the Urban/ District Council and fellow Townsmen/ of Cowes in honour of those belonging to the/ Town and neighbourhood who so nobly/ volunteered for service in South Africa/ during the Boer War 1900 - 01 - 02./ Samuel Lee J.P./ Chairman

No Rank Names / Captain Richard P Grant }/ 2179 Lance Corporal Frederick C Peach } H Company 5th/ 3228 Private Ernest H Caws } I.of.W. P. B./ 1197 Do. James Chiverton } V/B The Hampshire Regt/ 2921 Do. Frederick C Cooper }/ 3223 Do. George H Webb }/ Trooper Sisera Dredge IoW Yeomanry/ Do. Basil Grant Do./ 6310 Do. Stephen Nockolds 62nd Compy Imp Yeomanry/ 250 Driver W G Warne (P.A.O.) Cape Field Artillery/ 1378 Private F T F Watts City Imperial Volunteers/ 7183 Do. George Watts 2nd North Staffs V/B/ 3277 Lance Corporal George W Guy H Compy 5th Hants Regt V/B/ 3545 Private Percy C Faulkner Do. Do./ Captain Philip Perceval Imp Yeomanry

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