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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
St Edmundsbury
Town
Bury St Edmunds
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
MR A H HANCHET, Mr Arthur G Walker RA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 Nov 1904
    Attended by: FM Lord Methuen GCB GCMG GCVO GCB CB CMG
  • Dedicated
    Date: 12th November 1904
    Attended by: VEN G HODGES
  • Unveiled
    Date: 12th November 1904
    Attended by: FM Lord Methuen GCB GCMG GCVO GCB CB CMG
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2037
Current location

Cornhill
Bury St Edmunds
St Edmundsbury
Suffolk
IP33 1DA
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 85279 64344
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Bare-headed soldier of the Suffolk Regiment with rifle leaning on rock surmounting rectangular sarcophagus. Arms of West Suffolk Country Ccouncil and motto `vulneratus non victus'
Inscription
VULNERATUS NON VICTUS/ THIS MONUMENT/ WAS ERECTED BY SUFFOLK PEOPLE AS A MEMORIAL/ TO SUFFOLK SOLDIERS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE/ SOUTH AFRICAN WAR/ 1899-1902
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 193
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 193
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • BOER 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
Costs

Site: £750

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Bury St Edmunds Town Council
Reference
  • For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War 1899-1902 by Gildea, James 193 Published:Eyre and Spottiswoode 1911 London
  • Bury and Norwich Post 22 November 1904 Special Supplement
  • SUFFOLK REVIEW - THE BOER WAR MEMORIALS OF SUFFOLK by THOMAS, GWYN 20 Source: Media Library NIWMN Published:SUFFOLK LOCAL HISTORY COUNCIL AUTUMN 1999 IPSWICH
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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