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James W. Swinburne, 101st (Northumberland) Coy. IY - died at Klerksdorp 8.3.1902 7 months 2 weeks ago #67934

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In Hexham Cemetery, Northumberland.


IN LOVING MEMORY
of
JAMES FEATHERSTONEHAUGH
OF HEXHAM,
WHO DIED MAY 4TH, 1892,
AGED 71 YEARS.
ALSO MARY, HIS WIFE, WHO DIED
NOVR. 25TH 1875, AGED 53 YEARS.
"THY WILL BE DONE."
ALSO CATHARINE THE BELOVED WIFE
JOSEPH SWINBURNE AND DAUGHTER OF
THE ABOVE WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
NOVR. 10TH 1881, AGED 33 YEARS.
ALSO JAMES WILLIAM SWINBURNE
SON OF THE ABOVE WHO DIED MARCH 8TH 1902
FROM WOUNDS RECEIVED WHILST IN ACTION
NEAR KLERKSDORP SOUTH AFRICA FEB. 25, 1902

AGED 22 YEARS.
DEEPLY MOURNED


A LOCAL YEOMAN'S DEATH.
Mr J. Swinburn, of 59, Greenhow Terrace, Elswick, Newcastle, has received word from the War Office of the death of his son, 29713 Private J. W. Swinburne, who was wounded in the convoy disaster at Klerksdorp, and died on the 8th last. Private Swinburn was a native of Hexham, and was in employment as a baker with Messrs Knight and Son, Hexham, until last February, when he joined the 5th Company of the Northumberland Yeomanry for the front. He had been in several engagements prior to Klerksdorp, and until then had escaped injury.

The Hexham Courant, Saturday 15th March 1902

(The spelling of the surnames is as they appeared in the newspaper.)
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James W. Swinburne, 101st (Northumberland) Coy. IY - died at Klerksdorp 8.3.1902 7 months 2 weeks ago #67939

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KLERKSDORP CEMETERY, SOUTH AFRICA

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Many thanks, Elmarie.

The surname on his birth registration was Swinburne, but it seems to have been a surname where the spelling varied depending on whoever had to write it down.

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