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Arthur Rowland Ablett
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Birth: unknown
Death: Jan. 24, 1900, South Africa

Fell at the Battle of Spion Kop, aged 28. (Dutch: Slag bij Spionkop; Afrikaans: Slag van Spioenkop) was fought about 21 miles west-south-west of Ladysmith on the hilltop of Spioenkop along the Tugela River, Natal in South Africa. The battle was fought between the independent South African Republic and British forces from 23-24 January 1900 as part of the Second Boer War, and resulted in a famous British defeat.
Arthur was the fifth son of William Henry Ablett and Emmeline Sophia Ablett and it is on their grave, in the churchyard of St Mary, South Benfleet, Essex, England, that he is remembered. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Henry Ablett (____ - 1903)
  Emmeline Sophia Ablett (____ - 1912)
 
Burial:
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: Burial place not known
 
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Originally Created by: geoffrey gillon
Record added: Mar 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35073860
Arthur Rowland Ablett
Added by: geoffrey gillon
 
Arthur Rowland Ablett
Added by: geoffrey gillon
 
 
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