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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast group
District
City of London
Town
City of London
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
HRH PRINCESS LOUISE DUCHESS OF ARGYLL (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24-05-1905
    Attended by: HRH Prince of Wales KG
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11847
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 South Transept, a bronze wall monument consisting of an inscribed memorial tablet with shaped pediment, above which is a bracket bearing figures of the crucified Christ being borne up to heaven by a large-winged angel.
Inscription
AUSTRALIA, CANADA, CEYLON, NEW ZEALAND, SOUTH AFRICA To the Glory of God and to the undying Honour of those 4,300 Brave Sons of Britain beyond the Seas who gave their lives for love of the Motherland in the South African War, 1899-1902 (line spacing not known)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figures
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL by BURMAN, PETER P. 163 Source: Image Library NIWM
  • For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War 1899-1902 by Gildea, James p.131 Published:Eyre and Spottiswoode 1911 London
  • St Paul's Cathedral Inventory Inv no.2495

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