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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Cheltenham
Town
Cheltenham
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
R L Boulton & Sons, A B Burton
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17th July 1907
    Attended by: Gen Sir Ian Hamilton GCB GCMG DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2069
Current location

Municipal Buildings
The Promenade
Cheltenham
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL50 1NA
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 9480922356
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
FIGURE OF BOER WAR SOLDIER WITH ARMS REVERSED. FIGURE SURMOUNTS PLINTH. PLINTHS BEARS NAMES AND INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING.
Inscription
SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902/ THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED IN/ MEMORY OF THOSE CHELTENHAM/ MEN, WHO, EITHER AS REGULARS,/ OR VOLUNTEERS, DIED IN THIER/ COUNTRY'S SERVICE, DURING THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR, AND ON/ THE SIDE PANELS HEREOF ARE/ RECORDED THE NAMES OF THOSE/ CHELTENHAM MEN WHO VOLUNT-/EERED, AND SERVED IN THE WAR/ (NAMES)/ UNVEILED BY LT. COL SIR IAN HAMILTON K.C.B./ 17TH JULY 1907/ W. NASH SKILLICORNE, MAYOR.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,regiment
    Order of information: rank,regiment
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 1500MM, height 3000MM, width 1500MM
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • BOER WAR MEMORIAL APPROXIMATELY 10 METRES EAST OF NUMBER 47
  • 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
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Gloucester Echo Jul 19th, 1907
  • Cheltenham Chronicle and Graphic Jul 20th 1907
  • The Cheltenham Looker On -Jul 20th, 1907

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