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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Kensington And Chelsea
Town
Chelsea
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
CAPTAIN ADRIAN JONES MVO, MR JOHN LIDDEL
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23rd June 1906
    Attended by: FIELD MARSHAL THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EARL ROBERTS VC KG KP GCB OM GCSI GCIE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12102
Current location

SOUTH-EAST CORNER OF THE GARDENS
OPPOSITE CHELSEA BRIDGE
RANELAGH GARDENS
Chelsea Embankment
Chelsea
Kensington And Chelsea
Greater London
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 270 770
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
THREE-SIDED RED BRICK AND BATH STONE SCREEN WITH BRONZE PANELS. WHOLE HAS METAL RAILINGS TO THE FRONT AND SIDES. BRONZE RELIEF PLAQUE DEPICTS MOUNTED TROOPER HOLDING THREE HORSES WHILST HIS THREE COMRADES SKIRMISH ON A KOPSE IN THE NEAR DISTANCE
Inscription
FRONT PLAQUE, ABOVE RELIEF: SOUTH AFRICAN WAR/ THE CARABINIERS/ 1899 - 1902. FRONT PLAQUE, BELOW RELIEF: IN MEMORY OF/ THE OFFICERS, N. C. OFFICERS AND MEN/ OF THE VI. DRAGOON GUARDS, (THE CARABINIERS)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE/ SOUTH AFRICAN WAR. 1899 - 1902./ ERECTED BY PAST AND PRESENT CARABINIERES./ AD 1905 PLAQUE ONE ON THE SIDE: RELIEF OF KIMBERLEY/ PAARDEBURG. DRIEFONTEIN. JOHANNESBURG./ DIAMOND HILL. BELFAST &C/ OFFICERS, N. C. OFFICERS AND MEN/ KILLED IN ACTION/ (NAMES) PLAQUE TWO, ON THE SIDE: DIED OF WOUNDS OR DISEASE./ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 76
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 76
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,manner of death
    Order of information: manner of death,rank
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Screen
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick, Stone - Bath
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Responsibility
1999: English Heritage
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • ADRIAN JONES by HODSON-PRESSINGER, SELWYN 52-53 Published:TORPHICHEN BOOKS 1996 LONDON
  • LONDON'S OPEN AIR STATUARY by GLEICHEN PP 91-92 Source: Image Library Published:LONGMAN'S, GREEN & CO 1928 LONDON

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