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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Brighton
Town
Brighton
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
Charles Leonard Hartwell ARA, The Bromsgrove Guild, MR JOHN L SIMPSON, CAPTAIN A BROADBENT MC, MESSRS B & W BENNETT
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: November 1904
    Attended by: MARQUIS OF ABERGAVENNY
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16859
Current location

In front of Regency Square
A259
Kings Road
Brighton
Brighton
East Sussex
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 30356 04113
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SET WITHIN A FLIGHT OF STEPS IS A BROAD SLIGHTLY TAPERING COLUMN SURMOUNTED BY A FIGURE OF A SERVICEMAN. OVAL PLAQUES WITH WREATH AROUND THEM ARE ON THE LEFT AND RIGHT SIDES OF THE COLUMN WITH THE NAMES INSCRIBED ON THEM. MAIN DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION IS ON THE FRONT OF THE MEMORIAL. DATES FOR WW1 AND WW2 HAVE BEEN ADDED TO THE BASE WITH A WREATH IN BETWEEN THEM. BELOW THE DEDICATION IS A BRONZE PLAQUE WITH NAMES OF BATTLES THE REGIMENT HAD PLAYED A PART IN A SHELL STANDS AT EACH CORNER OF THE TOP OF THE COLUMN. REGIMENTAL CREST WITH A WREATH AROUND IT IS AT THE TOP OF THE FRONT FACE OF THE COLUMN
Inscription
IN MEMORY / OF THE OFFICERS NON / COMMISSIONED OFFICERS / AND MEN / OF THE ROYAL SUSSEX / REGIMENT WHO FELL / IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR / 1900 - 1902 / 1914 - 18 1939 -45
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 162
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 162
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: regiment,rank,surname
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • SOUTH AFRICAN 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
Reference
  • For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War 1899-1902 by Gildea, James 210 Published:Eyre and Spottiswoode 1911 London
  • Published:Government Printing Office 1905 Pretoria Copy held by Guildhall Library, London.
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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