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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Barnet
Town
Barnet
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: July 1903
    Attended by: FIELD MARSHAL LORD GRENFELL GCB
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1159
Current location

Christ Church
St Albans Road
Barnet
Barnet
Greater London
EN5 4LA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 24308 97068
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Obelisk set on a square plinth and base. There is a carved wreath through which are two rifles. The dedication and names are on the 12o'clock face in black lettering.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ OLD SCHOLARS OF THE BOYS SCHOOL BARNET/ WHO FELL WHILE SERVING THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE SOUTH AFRICA CAMPAIGN OF 1899 - 1902/ THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED/ BY THEIR OLD SCHOOL FLLOWS AND FRIENDS/ "RENDER TO ALL THEIR DUES/ HONOUR TO WHOM HONOUR"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, Thomas, W.
Colyer, Charles
Jackaman, Frederick
Mead, William
Moore, John
Phillips, William, J.
Ventham, Edwin, F.
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname,forename,regiment
    Order of information: Regiment,surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 9010MM, height 3000MM, width 9010MM
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
  • Barnet Boer War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • 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

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