See also

Harry Kerr Attfield (1876-1900)


Harry Kerr Attfield, Harry Kerr Attfield

Name: Harry Kerr Attfield
Sex: Male
Father: John Sutton Attfield (1832-1905)
Mother: Rose Stewart Taylor (1845-1908)

Individual Events and Attributes

Birth 26 Nov 1876 Jamalpore, West Bengal, India
Baptism 10 Jan 1877 (age 0) Jamalpore, West Bengal, India
Death 14 Oct 1900 (age 23) Ventersburg Road Station, South Africa

Individual Note 1

LIEUTENANT HARRY KERR ATTFIELD was killed in the fighting near Ventersburg Road Station. "His death", says Lord Roberts, "is a great loss. he has been more than once brought to my notice for gallant conduct by Kelly-Kenny." Lieutenant Attfield joined the Derbyshire Regiment as a second lieutenant a little more than four years ago, and became lieutenant in February, 1898. Before the present campaign her served with the Turah Expeditionary Force in 1897-98, and had the medal and two clasps for his services.

The Graphic, 27.10.1900

Individual Note 2

ATTFIELD Harry Kerr of the 2nd Battalion Derbyshire Regiment Derby Derbyshire died 14 October 1900 at Ventersburg Road Station in the Colony of Natal. Administration London 29 June 1909 to Andrew Mure Slight of the Indian Civil Service (retired). Effects £721 14s.