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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Winchester
Town
Winchester
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902), VC or GC Recipients
Maker
F L Pearson FRIBA
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
49896
Current location

South Africa Gate (Commoner Gate) is west entrance to the cloister from Kingsgate St.
Winchester College
Kingsgate St
Winchester
Winchester
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 482 288
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
GATEWAY WITH DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION AND NAMES CARVED INTO THE STONE BLOCKS
Inscription
Tablet 1 : THIS GATEWAY IS DEDICATED/ TO THE MEMORY OF THE WYKEHAMISTS/ WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR/ 1899 - 1902/ LEAVING TO US/ WHO PASS WHERE THEY PASSED/ AN UNDYING EXAMPLE/ OF FAITHFUL AND WILLING SERVICE Tablet 2: THEN SAID HE MY SWORD I GIVE TO HIM THAT/ SHALL SUCCEED ME IN MY PILGRIMAGE AND/ MY COURAGE AND SKILL TO HIM THAT CAN GET IT./ MY MARKS AND SCARS I CARRY WITH ME/ TO BE A WITNESS FOR ME THAT I HAVE FOUGHT/ HIS BATTLES. WHO NOW WILL BE MY REWARDER./ SO HE PASSED OVER AND ALL THE TRUMPETS/ SOUNDED FOR HIM ON THE OTHER SIDE. Tablet 3: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
WINCHESTER COLLEGE
Reference
  • Buildings of England series by Various Hampshie: Winchester and the North (2010) p.654 The Armoury, which apparently was part of the South African war memorial was designed by F L Pearson in 1909.

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