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Names Recorded on War Memorials

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South African War Memorial in the Leng Chapel, Vicarsford:

To the Memory of Volunteers from Newport who fell in the South African War 1899 - 1902
Pt. Alexr. Kidd, 1st. V.B.R. Hrs., aged 23 years, Bloemfontein 3rd May 1900
Pt. Alfd. Mathewson, 1st. V.B.R. Hrs., aged 21 years, Bloemfontein 28th April 1901
Pt. John Turnbull, 20th. Coy. F. & F. Yry., aged 21 years, Rooival 11th April 1902
Pt. Joseph Hopton, 20th. Coy. Impl. Yry., aged 21 years, Kimberley 22 July 1902
Pt Alexr. Fairweather, 1st. Scotsh. Horse, aged 22 years, wounded Oliphants Nek June 1901. Died Newport 2nd August 1903

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