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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)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27 June 1910
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11825
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, centre cross aisle, an 18C baroque style of black and white marble.
Inscription
Top: 105/ HONI.SOIT.QUI.MAL.Y.PENSE/ SPECTEMUR AGENDO/ THE ROYAL DRAGOONS Upper tablet: IN MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS/ NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS/ AND MEN OF THE ROYAL DRAGOONS/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES DURING/ THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899 1902/ (names)/ SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902 Lower tablet - column 1: TANGIER 1662-1680/ DETTINGEN/ WARBURG/ BEAUMONT/ WILLENS - column 2: PENINSULAR/ WATERLOO/ BALAKLAVA/ SEVASTOPOL/ RELIEF OF LADYSMITH
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 66
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 66
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: rank,surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • St Paul's Cathedral Inventory Inv no.2360
  • For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War 1899-1902 by Gildea, James p.130 Published:Eyre and Spottiswoode 1911 London
  • ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL by BURMAN, PETER P. 142 Source: Image Library NIWM

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