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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Armagh
Town
Armagh
County
Armagh
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
Purdy and Millard, Kathleen Shaw RHA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 6th October 1906
    Attended by: FIELD MARSHAL LORD GRENFELL GCB
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42449
Current location

The Mall
Armagh
Armagh
Armagh
BT61 9DL
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NV 97866 04869
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH OF NEWRY GRANODORITEIS AND A SOLDIER IN KHAKI UNIFORM SOUNDING THE LAST POST. ON FRONT OF PEDESTAL: THE REGIMENTAL BADGE AND THE NAMES OF THE DIFFERENT ENGAGEMENTS IN WHICH THE REGT TOOK PART.
Inscription
THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED/ BY THEIR FELLOW COUNTRYMEN/ AND COMRADES TO THE MEMORY OF/ THE OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED/ OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE PRINCESS VICTORIA'S ROYAL/ IRISH FUSILIERS, WHO FELL/ IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR/ COUNTRY DURING THE SOUTH/ AFRICAN CAMPAIGN/ 1899-1902/ (NAMES ON OTHER THREE SIDES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 165
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 165
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: height 7FT
    Materials: Bronze
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: height 12FT
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • The Times 5 Aug. 1903 p.4 col.d
  • A COMPANION GUIDE TO ARCHITECTURE IN IRELAND 1837-1921 by WILLIAMS, JEREMY 9 Source: Image Library Published:IRISH ACADEMIC PRESS LTD 1994 DUBLIN
  • THE BUILDINGS OF ARMAGH by MCKINSTRY, R 128,32 Source: Image Library Published:ULSTER ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE SOCIETY 1992 BELFAST
  • For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War 1899-1902 by Gildea, James 301 Published:Eyre and Spottiswoode 1911 London

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