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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Bury
Town
Bury
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
SIR GEORGE JAMES FRAMPTON RA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18th March 1905
    Attended by: EARL (17TH) OF DERBY
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24106
Current location

Whitehead (or Clock Tower) Gardens
in front of the town hall
bordered by Manchester Road & Knowsley Street
Bury
Bury
Greater Manchester
BL9 0SX
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 80189 10342
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Market Place
    Bury
    Bury
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 800 100
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
STANDING SOLDIER IN FUSILIERS' FULL DRESS, WAVING HIS CAP IN THE AIR, ON PLINTH WITH INSCRIPTION, with the names of 50 officers and NCOs, and 171 privates.
Inscription
Front Face-TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY/OF LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS,/ LINE, MILITIA AND VOLUNTEERS/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/ THEIR SOVEREIGN AND COUNTRY/IN SOUTH AFRICA 1900-2./ THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED/BY THEIR COMRADES OF ALL/RANKS AND BY FRIENDS OF/THE REGIMENT. A Side Face-THE NAMES OF OFFICERS/NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN/WHO WERE KILLED OR WHO DIED/IN SOUTH AFRICA/1900-1902/[names] Other Two Side Faces-PRIVATES/[names] Names of 50 Officers and NCOs, and 171 Privates.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, A J
Appleton, J
Astley, J
Awdry, V H A
Bacon, J H
Bainbridge, E
Ballard, E
Barker, F O
Barlow, R
Battinson, W R
See details for all 221 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 221
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 221
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, regiment, surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: height 2.5M
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • Lancashire Fusiliers 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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