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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Monmouth
Town
Usk
County
Gwent
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
R PRICE OF ABERGAVENNY
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st January 1908
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3592
Current location

outside the Usk and District Royal British Legion Club
Usk and District Royal British Legion Club
New Market Street
Usk
Monmouth
Gwent
NP15 1AT
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SO 37576 00557
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Round tapering pillar surmounted by an urn. Inscription engraved on pillar and lettering painted white.
Inscription
ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS/ OF USK AND DISTRICT/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ (Names)/ WHO FELL IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899-1902/ UNVEILED BY JAMES HENRY CLARK THE LAST/ PORTREEVE AND NOW OLDEST INHABITANT OF USK/ 1ST JANUARY 1908
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bayliss, Thomas
Haggett, Osmond H.
Morgan, William
Williams, John
See details for all 4 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
History
GRADE II LISTED 1st April 1974
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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