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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
York
Town
York
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
Alexander Macdonald & Co
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25 May 1904
    Attended by: Gen Sir Leslie Rundle GCB, GCVO, GCMG, DS0
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
47299
Current location

ON ROUNDABOUT
Tower St
York
York
North Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 60478 51344
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
LARGE OBELISK OF POLISHED PINK GRANITE. NAMES AND INSCRIPTION CARVED INTO SQUARE-SET BASE. NAMES ARE LISTED BY BATTALION AND THEN BY MANNER OF DEATH. NAMES OF MAJOR BATTLES ON PLAQUES ON EACH SIDE OF THE BASE.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ THE OFFICERS/ NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN/ OF THE ALEXANDRA PRINCESS OF WALES'S OWN/ YORKSHIRE REGIMENT/ KILLED IN ACTION AND DIED OF WOUNDS OR DISEASE/ DURING THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR/ 1899-1902/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackroyd, J
Adamson, R
Allen, A
Allen, W
Appleton, G
Arnold, H
Ashley, H
Atkinson, A
Baggaleyy, B
Bailey, J
See details for all 195 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 137
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 137
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,manner of death,additional
    Order of information: regiment,manner of death,rank,surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height C 20 FT
    Materials: Granite - Pink
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War 1899-1902 by Gildea, James p.239 Published:Eyre and Spottiswoode 1911 London
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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