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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Bristol
Town
Bristol
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
Onslow Whiting
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 4 Mar 1905
    Attended by: Field Marshal Earl Roberts VC KG KP GCB OM GCSI GCIE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3162
Current location

On a road island
Queens Rd
Bristol
Bristol
Avon
BS8 1QS
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 57795 73367
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Helmeted soldier holding rifle with left hand taking Cartridge from his pouch with his right, surmounting granite block. Base of sculpture inscribed - Onslow whiting/1904. Above inscription is small brass relief of regimental badge of Gloucestershire regiment.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/THE OFFICERS NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS/AND MEN OF THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR SOVEREIGN/AND COUNTRY IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN/1899-1902/ ERECTED BY ALL RANKS/ OF THE SEVEN BATTALIONS OF THE REGIMENT/(NAMES)
Inscription legible?
no
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 248
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 248
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Regiment, rank, surname, forename
Components
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: height 2550 mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT 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
Inscription difficult to read. Base once had four owls in corners of base, now replaced by flower pots.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
Bristol City Council
Reference
  • For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War 1899-1902 by Gildea, James 59 Published:Eyre and Spottiswoode 1911 London
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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