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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of London
Town
City of London
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902), Aden Emergency (1963-1967)
Maker
SIR WILLIAM GOSCOMBE JOHN RA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14 January 1905
    Attended by: FIELD MARSHAL THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EARL ROBERTS VC KG KP GCB OM GCSI GCIE
  • Dedicated
    Date: 14 January 1905
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11704
Current location

St Paul's Cathedral
St Paul's Churchyard
City of London
City Of London
Greater London
EC4M 8AD
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 32035 81148
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
In the Crypt, Chapel of St. Faith south aisle, a 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
Commemorations
  • 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
  • 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: Undefined
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Red
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: c £150

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
Dean and Chapter of St Pauls.
Reference
  • St Paul's Cathedral Inventory Inv no. 850
  • The Times 25 Jun. 1904 p. 13 col.f; 16 Ja. 1905 p.13 col.f
  • 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
  • ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL by BURMAN, PETER P 131 Source: Image Library NIWM

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