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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sheffield
Town
Sheffield
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
Messrs Starkie, Gardener and Co., Mr John Dodsley Webster: Architect
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1903
    Attended by: Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27549
Current location

Weston Park
Western Bank
Sheffield
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
S10 2TH
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 34000 87298
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • SHEFFIELD CATHEDRAL
    Church St
    Sheffield
    Sheffield
    South Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Three ogee headed bronze panels, the larger central one with inscription and regimental badge. Outer penals have cusped heads and reliefs of solitary soldiers with head bowed and arms reversed. Below panels are an inscribed plinth and traceried crest. Flanked by walls of granite sets Regimental emblem at top centre.
Inscription
THE YORK AND LANCASTER REGIMENT/ INDIA, NIVE PENINSULA, ARABIA, LUCKNOW, NEW ZEALAND/ EGYPT, 1882, TEL-EL-KEBIR, EGPT, 1884, SOUTH AFRICA/ REMEMBER/ (NAMES)/ TO THE MEMORY/ OF THE OFFICERS & MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR/ COUNTRY IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899-1902 OF ALL/ BATTALIONS OF THE YORK AND LANCASTER REGIMENT./ THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED BY THEIR COMRADES.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • YORK AND LANCASTER REGIMENT 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
History
2000: DETAILED SURVEY OF THE THE MONUMENTS OF WESTON PARK CARRIED OUT BY SHEFFIELD COUNCIL IN NOVEMBER 2000. (COPY IN FILE) REVEALS SOME DETERIORATION. 2007: Cleaned with funds from Heritage Lottery Fund
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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