Boer War Memorial on the sea front in Brighton.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman
N 50° 49.308 W 000° 09.044
30U E 700680 N 5633878
Quick Description: An impressive memorial to the men of the Royal Sussex Regiment who fell in the Boer War.
Location: Southern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/1/2010 3:33:35 PM
Waymark Code: WM9VNA
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Pensive Travellers
Views: 6

Long Description:
This large memorial is to be found on Kings Road in Brighton, at the seaward end of Regency Square. Besides the men who fell in the Boer War from the First Battalion, Third Battalion, and First Battalion Active Service Volunteer Companies, there is commemoration of actions in Quebec - 1759, Maida, Egypt - 1882, the Nile - 1884-5 at Abu Klea, and the First and Second World Wars.

The Monument is built of dressed limestone, and is a tall pedestal with pediment at the top surmounted by a figure of a regimental trumpeter, with shell cases at the 4 corners. The memorial plaques, one on each of the north, west and east faces are laquered bronze. The supplementary plaques are on the lower south face which also carries the main inscription.


           IN  MEMORY
      OF THE OFFICERS, NON
       COMMISSIONED OFFRS
            AND MEN
      OF THE ROYAL SUSSEX
       REGIMENT WHO FELL
        IN SOUTH AFRICA
           1900-1902
The largest of the plaques is on the north face to the men of the First Battalion:


                    FIRST
                  BATTALION
           Lieut.Col.DV Moulin.L.E.
            Captain.Maguire.C.J.K.
            Sergt.Major.Thwaites.S.

    Sergt.Mockford.H.-Col.Sergt.Gosling.G.-Col.
Sergt.Weston.A.E.-Sergt.Carton.T.L.-Sert.Gillham.S.
  Sergt.Nightingale.F.W.-Sergt.Waters.W.A.-Sergt.
  Green.C.- Corpl.Hollington.J.-Corpl.Priddis.H.-
   Corpl.Walsh.C.-Corpl.Petts.A.-Corpl.Hoad.W.P.
Corpl.Martin.J.A.-Corpl.Cooke.A.-Corpl.Phillips.E.
Lce.Corpl.Tester.A.-Lce.Corpl.Streeter.J.-Lce.Corp.
Tyler.T.-Lce.Corpl.Bury.F.-Lce.Corpl.Robinson.R.G.

                   Privates
    West W. - Merritt.g. - White.G. - Kenyon.W.
   Creasy.C. - Goodes.J. - Reeves.A.- Lucas.W.H.
 Simmons.J. - Mann.A.B. - Braiden.H.F. - Streeter.A.
   Webb.W. -Clapshaw.J. - Watts.A. - Tanner.G.T.
  Jones.C.C. - Diplock.H. - Tee.H.W.T. - Boyce.F.
   Parsons.F. - Bennett.E.A. - Buck.C. - Mills.J.
   Holder.A. - King.H.J. - Butcher.E. - Jarvis.J.
  Woodhams.J. - Symons.A.J. - Hughes.W.H. - Duke.E.
  Lucas.C.H. - Hilder.F. - Russell.E. - Bartley.H.
 Atherall.F. - Latter.G. - Beeney.F.H. - Shutton.C.
   Veness.W.A. - Hope.W. - Baker.J.F. - Wood.J.
  Francis.F. - Bourne.M. - Wilson.W. - Carter.M.L.
 Arnold.F. - Yelden.J. - Hance.C.G. - Attwater.G.W.
  Burchett.W. - Woodgate.A. - Hide.G. - Daniels.W.
   Hoad.F.A. - Stoner.H. - Luck.J. - Shorney.C.J.
 Short.W. - Boniface.G. - Bradford.G.R.H. - Light.T.
   Francis.J. - Dyer.F.- Farrant.J. - Elphick.H.
  Bowley.J. - Brookshaw.B.A. - Green.J. - Smith.W.
   Chandler.F. - Biggs.F. - Tomlin.G. - Pimm.R.H.
 Covington.W. - Hill.T.E.O. - Gaston.B. - Tanswell.F.
  Clarke.J. - Brackpool.A. - Elwick.C. - Tidbury.W.
       Stanford.M. - Russell.S. - Havard.H.
       Butcher.T. - I'Anson.R. - Skinner.C.
      Steadman.W. - Stenning.J. - Westgate.A.
            Willett.D. - Leadbetter.J.
             Wadey.J.E. - Mc.Gill.J.D.
                    Hawkins.H.
On the right hand side of the monument, the First Battalion Active Service Volunteers are remembered.


                  FIRST
                BATTALION
             ACTIVE SERVICE
             VOLUNTEER COYS.
        Captain Barttelot.Sir.W.G.
          Corporal Wilkinson.G.
           Drummer Pattenden.T.
                Privates
       Bleach.F.-Luck.F.-Floyd.J.T.
      Smith.G.H.-Martin.J.-Little.H.
         Caldwell.J.-Wilkins.W.R.
         Hiscock.R.J.-Mitchell.A.
          Draper.S.H.-Angel.W.D.
           Wells.H.A.-Wood.W.C.
              Hollingdale.H.
                Cheal.G.E.
and on the left hand side, the men of the Third Battalion.


                    THIRD
                  BATTALION
            Col.Sergt.Penfold.G.-
         Armr.Sergt.Lawton.A.-Sergt.
        Comber.H.-Sergt.Phillips.W.F.
       Sergt.King.G.-Sergt.Boniface.E.
          Corporal.Andrews.A.-Corpl.
      Thresher.G.A.S.-L-Corpl.Lambkin.T.
                   Privates
          McCormick.J. - Colbran.A.E.
           Thwaites.J. - Barnard.W.
           Lambert.L. - Shelley.P.W.
             Searle.A. - Russell.G.
              Medley.J. - Welch.W.
              Chant.G. - Cole.W.C.
                    Selby.J.
These three plaques are generally oval in shape with a border of olive leaves and the Sussex Regiment's crest at the bottom.

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