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61st Battery Royal Field Artillery

Categories: Armed Forces

Countries: South Africa

The brigade originally comprised numbers 193, 194 and 195 Howitzer Batteries, Royal Field Artillery (RFA) and the Brigade Ammunition Column. It took part in the fighting at Potgeiter's Drift and Spion Kop, the engagement at Vaal Krantz, and in the final effort to relieve Ladysmith. It was eventually broken up and transferred to 74 and 75 brigades RFA.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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61st Battery Royal Field Artillery

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Woolwich Boer war memorial

{On the front face of the plinth:} To the glory of God Erected by the officer...

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F. W. Chandler

F. W. Chandler

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1 memorial
C. H. Haines

C. H. Haines

Co-partner or employee of the South Suburban Gas Company. Served but did not die in WW1.

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1 memorial
Admiral Sir Andrew Browne Cunningham

Admiral Sir Andrew Browne Cunningham

Born Dublin. Known as ABC in the Navy. Naval Commander-in-Chief in the Med until 1942, first Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff by the end of the war. Managed the evacuation of Crete when the Ger...

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1 memorial
Battlefields Trust

Battlefields Trust

Founded to preserve the battle sites of Britain. The founding motivation was the fact that the battlefield of Naseby, (a perfectly preserved site of the battle of the English Civil War), was to be ...

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1 memorial
E. E. Austen

E. E. Austen

Resident of Willesden who volunteered and died in the Anglo Boer War, 1899-1900.

Person, Armed Forces, South Africa

War dead, Other war
1 memorial