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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Ipswich
Town
Ipswich
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
Albert Toft
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29 Sep 1906
    Attended by: FM Sir John French (Later Earl of Ypres) KP GCB OM GCVO KCMG
  • Dedicated
    Date: 29 Sep 1906
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Ipswich
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4613
Current location

37
Christchurch Park
off Fonnereau Road
Ipswich
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP1 3JH
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 16420 45000
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Tavern Street
    Cornhill
    Ipswich
    Suffolk
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Bareheaded soldier in mourning pose on tall square pedestal Plaques on each side of the base
Inscription
SUFFOLK SOLDIERS MEMORIAL/ ERECTED BY/ SUFFOLK PEOPLE AS A MONUMENT/ TO SUFFOLK SOLDIERS WHO LOST THEIR/ LIVES IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR/ 1899-1902 Plinth; (Names) Plinth: (Names) Plinth: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Page, S ( Known As Fred )
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Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 281
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 281
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 50"Square, height 10ft, width 50"Square
    Materials: Stone
  • Figure
    Measurements: height 5ft
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • 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
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Ipswich Borough Council
Reference
  • WAR MEMORIALS FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE PRESENT by BORG, ALAN 156 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:LEO COOPER 1991 LONDON
  • Evening Star - 15 July 1992 - pg. 6
  • War Memorial - A. Borg - Pub. 1991 illus. 156
  • East Anglia Daily Times - 1 October 1906
  • SUFFOLK REVIEW - THE BOER WAR MEMORIALS OF SUFFOLK by THOMAS, GWYN 20-1 Source: Media Library NIWMN Published:SUFFOLK LOCAL HISTORY COUNCIL AUTUMN 1999 IPSWICH
  • Published:Eyre and Spottiswoode 1911 London
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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