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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Llanelli
Town
Llanelli
County
Dyfed
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26 August 1903
    Attended by: FIELD MARSHAL THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EARL ROBERTS VC KG KP GCB OM GCSI GCIE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17486
Current location

Town Hall Square
Llanelli
Llanelli
Dyfed
SA15 3AH
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SN 50459 00309
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BRONZE STATUE OF RIFLEMAN, BARE-HEADED WITH PITH HELMET AT HIS FEET. FIGURE SURMOUNTS GREY GRANITE TAPERING PEDESTAL. PEDESTAL STANDS ON FURTHER GRANITE BLOCK WITH INSCRIPTION.
Inscription
(NAMES)/ UNVEILED AUGUST 26TH 1903 BY FIELD MARSHALL THE RIGHT HON EARL ROBERTS V.C. K.G.K. P.G.C.B. O.M. G.C.S.I. G.C.I.E., COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE FORCES IN SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1900
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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