Boer War Memorial, Greenhead Park, Huddersfield

The following memorial commemorates the Second Boer War (1899-1902).


In memory of
the men from this district
who gave their lives for their country
in the South African War. 1899–1902,
this monument has been
erected by public subscription
Sergt. H. D. Bottomley 14th Hussars
Corpl. V. Kenworthy 14th Hussars
Corpl. T. Dearnley Liverpool Regt.
Corpl. F. J. Turner W. Yorks. Regt.
Corpl. E. Settle W. Riding. Regt.
Driver. J. Goodyear R.H.A.
Pte. F. G. Calverley 6th Dragoon Guards
Pte. T. Matley 10th Hussars
Pte. L. Sykes 10th Hussars
Sapper. J. S. Lord Tel. Div. R.E.
Pte. W. Hey Scots. Guards
Pte. G. Browning Yorks. Regt.
Pte. H. Kettlewell Yorks. Regt.
Pte. C. Slater K.O.S.B.
Pte. N. H. Fitton W. Riding Regt.
Pte. A. Wilkinson W. Riding Regt.
Pte. J. Costello Yorks. L. I.
Pte. A. Pugh Shropshire. L. I.
Pte. T. Coleman Manchr. Regt.
Pte. G. A. Roberts Yorks & Lancs. M. I.
Pte. E. Smith A.O.C.
Pte. H. H. Morley Imperial Yeomanry
Pte. A. Sykes Imperial Yeomanry
Pte. J. C. Mellor 2nd V. B. W. Riding Regt.
Pte. H. H. Hemingway 2nd V. B. W. Riding Regt.[1]
Pte. E. Walker 2nd V. B. W. Riding Regt.
Pte. W. H. Smith Thorneycroft's M. I.
Pte. J. E. Walker N.S.W. Bushmen
This Memorial was unveiled by Lieut-General Sir J.D.P. French, K.C.B., etc. 20th May 1905


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Notes and References

  1. Died 9 July 1900. "With the Local Volunteer Company: Letters from Lieutenant Wilson" in Huddersfield Daily Chronicle (11/Aug/1900).