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Sergeant John Wild, 2nd Rifle Brigade - k.i.a. at Ladysmith, 6.1.1900 1 week 15 hours ago #68378

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In Droylsden Cemetery, Greater Manchester. Not an easy inscription to read, so I've edited the first photo.

ALSO JOHN , SON OF ABOVE
SERGT. IN THE 2 BATTALLION RIFLE BRIGADE
WAS KILLED IN ACTION AT LADYSMITH
JAN 6, 1900, AGED 25 YEARS.



The full inscription reads: -
In
Loving Memory Of
JOHN EDWARD
THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF
RACHEL WILD
WHO DIED MAY 24, 1900,
AGED 46 YEARS.
ALSO RACHEL,
THE BELOVED WIFE OF THE ABOVE,
WHO DIED OCT 4TH 1925
AGED 71 YEARS.
ALSO JOHN, SON OF ABOVE
SERGT. IN THE 2 BATTALLION RIFLE BRIGADE
WAS KILLED IN ACTION AT LADYSMITH
JAN 6, 1900, AGED 25 YEARS.
ALSO FRANK, THEIR SON
AND BELOVED HUSBAND OF
SARAH E. WILD,
WHO DIED APRIL 23RD 1913,
AGED 34 YEARS.
"SOMETIME WE'LL UNDERSTAND."

"IN THE MIDST OF LIFE WE ARE IN DEATH"
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Sergeant John Wild, 2nd Rifle Brigade - k.i.a. at Ladysmith, 6.1.1900 1 week 11 hours ago #68379

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Palmer shows " 3083 Sgt. J.Wild, Rifle Brigade, Killed in action, Ladysmith, 6/1/00". Here is what Stirling has to say about the action of 6/1/00 -


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Sergeant John Wild, 2nd Rifle Brigade - k.i.a. at Ladysmith, 6.1.1900 6 days 5 hours ago #68389

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Memorial to Rifle Brigade - Ceasars Camp, Ladysmith



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