previous
next
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Mike Berrell

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Mike Berrell (WMR-55613)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:

Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Manchester
Town
Manchester
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
Army & Navy Auxiliary Cooperative Society Ltd
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17 May 1904
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55613
Current location

West porch
Manchester Cathedral
Cathedral Street
Manchester
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M3 1SX
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 83883 98752
Denomination: Church of England

View location on Google Maps
Description
Brass plaque mounted onto black backboard of unknown material. KDG in top left and bottom right corners, Russian Imperial Eagle motif in top right and bottom left corners and border of oak leaves around, border interspaced on left and right sides with battle honours. Crown and KDG at top centre. Motif 'E VII R' with motto 'Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense' at bottom centre.
Inscription
SOUTH AFRICA 1901-1902/ 1ST KINGS DRAGOON GUARDS/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND/ IN MEMORY OF/ THE OFFICERS, N.C.O's AND MEN OF THE/ 1ST KING'S DRAGOON GUARDS/ WHO FELL IN SOUTH AFRICA 1901-1902/ OFFICERS/ (Names)/ N.C. OFFICERS & MEN/ (Names)/ THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS,/ N.C. OFFICERS & MEN WHO SERVED WITH THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alderton
Bowes
Brennan
Britton
Burrows
Chandler
Cooper
Denny, P. R.
Eames
Emery
See details for all 41 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 41
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 41
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment, surname
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 43.75mm, height 1662mm, width 1050mm
    Materials: Metal
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Manchester Cathedral
Reference
  • Manchester Evening News 4/29 April 1904

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-55613

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.