Journalists - South African War

Our reference
11704
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 14 January 1905
  • Dedicated : 14 January 1905

Current location

St Pauls Cathedral,St Pauls Churchyard,City,City Of London,Greater London,EC4,England
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 320 811
Denomination: Church of England

Description

Bronze gilt wall panel with memorial inscription and list of names in raised lettering. Image of a barefoot woman seated and holding a wreath on right. Beaded border to panel, which is set in a red variegated marble frame. List of names includes name of news agency or newspaper which employed those died.

Inscription

TO THE MEMORY OF THE JOURNALISTS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES SERVING / AS SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899-1902 / (Names)/ERECTED BY THE INSTITUTE OF JOURNALISTS

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Total names on memorial: 12
Served and returned: 0
Died: 12
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,forename,occupation,additional
Order of information: surname

Subject / Period

Aden Emergency (1963-1967)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 0
Died: 1
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,year died,place of death,forename,occupation
Order of information: Unknown

Component

Frame
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Marble - Red
Listed?: No

Component

Plaque
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 14 January 1905
Attended by: FIELD MARSHAL THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EARL ROBERTS VC KG KP GCB OM GCSI GCIE

Ceremony

Dedicated
Date: 14 January 1905
Attended by: UNKNOWN

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: c £150
Comments: None

Trust fund / scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Corporate
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Dean and Chapter of St Pauls.

Notes

File includes short biographies of the fallen

Reference

St Paul's Cathedral Inventory Inv no. 850

Reference

ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL by BURMAN, PETER P 131 Source: Image Library NIWM

Reference

For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War 1899-1902 by Gildea, James p.3 Published:Eyre and Spottiswoode 1911 London

Reference

The Times 25 Jun. 1904 p. 13 col.f; 16 Ja. 1905 p.13 col.f

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Archive for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this will be included in the record during 2015.

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