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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
City Of Westminster
Town
St James
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Boxer Rebellion (1900-1901), Boer War; Second (1899-1902), First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Malayan Emergency (1948-1960), Korean War (1950-1953), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998), Yugoslav Wars (1991-1999), Gulf War (1990-1991), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Maker
SIR THOMAS GRAHAM JACKSON BART, R.A., CAPTAIN ADRIAN JONES MVO
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25th April 1903
    Attended by: HRH Prince of Wales KG
  • Rededicated
    Date: 29th October 2000
    Attended by: HRH THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11571
Current location

NEAR ADMIRALTY ARCH
ST JAMES PARK
The Mall
St James
City Of Westminster
Greater London
SW1
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 290 790
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • St James Park
    St James
    City Of Westminster
    Greater London
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
WOUNDED MARINE WITH COMRADE STANDING OVER HIM DEFENDING HIM WITH LEVELLED RIFLE AND BAYONET. SURMOUNTS PEDESTAL WHICH HAS BRONZE PLAQUES ON IT 6 OCLOCK FACE: CORPS BADGE, BRONZE PLAQUE WITH INSCRIPTION 9 AND 3 OCLOCK FACE: RELIEF DEPICTION OF ACTION AT GRASPAN AND REPULSE OF CHINESE ATTACK ON PEKING LEGATION CARVED DOLPHINS ON EACH CORNER SYMBOLISE NAVAL SERVICE
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: ERECTED / BY THE OFFICERS AND MEN / OF THE / ROYAL MARINES / IN MEMORY OF THEIR / COMRADES WHO WERE KILLED IN ACTION / OR DIED OF WOUNDS OR DISEASE IN / SOUTH AFRICA AND CHINA / 1899 - 1900 12 O'CLOCK: SOUTH AFRICA CHINA / (NAMES) BRONZE RING ON GROUND AROUND MEMORIAL: THIS MEMORIAL WAS REDEDICATED IN OCTOBER 2000 IN HONOUR OF ALL ROYAL MARINES WHO HAVE SERVED THEIR COUNTRY BY LAND AND SEA AND WHO ARE FOREVER REMEMBERED BY THEIR FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boxer Rebellion (1900-1901)
    Total names on memorial: 45
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 45
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: rank,forename,regiment
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: rank,forename,regiment
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Yugoslav Wars (1991-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Gulf War (1990-1991)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: height 21 IN
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: height 21 IN
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference
  • 130MISC
  • The Globe and Laurel Nov/Dec 1999
  • ADRIAN JONES by HODSON-PRESSINGER, SELWYN 51-2 Published:TORPHICHEN BOOKS 1996 LONDON
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • LONDON STATUES: A GUIDE TO LONDONS OUTDOOR STATUES AND SCULPTURE by BYRON, A P 356 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:CONSTABLE 1981 LONDON
  • The National Archives WORKS/20/138 AND WORKS/20/239
  • For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War 1899-1902 by Gildea, James P 125 Published:Eyre and Spottiswoode 1911 London

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