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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Westminster
Town
Charing Cross
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
Gawthorp and Sons (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 22nd November 1903
    Attended by: Maj Gen R S Baden Powell C.B.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11583
Current location

West wall
St Martin-in-the-Fields Church
Trafalgar Square
Charing Cross
City Of Westminster
Greater London
WC2N 4JL
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 30098 80542
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • St Paul's Cathedral
    City
    City Of Westminster
    Greater London
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Latten brass relief in bronze frame, with names set out in three columns.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF OFFICERS N C OFFICERS & MEN/ OF THE 18TH 21ST AND 23RD BNS (SHARPSHOOTERS)/ IMPERIAL YEOMANRY KILLED IN ACTION OR DIED OF/ DISEASE IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR MDCCCXCIX MCMIII./ OFFICERS/ (Names)/ NON-COM OFFICERS/ (Names)/ 19TH BATTALION/ (Names)/ 21ST BATTALION/ (Names)/ 23RD BATTALION/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 99
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 99
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: By battalion and rank. Officers are listed separated.
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARTIN IN THE FIELDS
  • Grade I
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War 1899-1902 by Gildea, James 144 Published:Eyre and Spottiswoode 1911 London
  • "A Guided Tour of St Martin-in-the-Fields", by Nicholas Holtam, Vicar. 1990's.
  • The Times 23 Nov. 1903 p,3 col.f . www.newspapers.com/newspage/33190187/
  • 078SA

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