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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
City Of Aberdeen
Town
Aberdeen
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28 May 1938
    Attended by: Lord Provost of Aberdeen (Major W. Alexander of the Border Mounted Rifles unable to carry out the unveiling because of ill health)
  • Dedicated
    Date: 28 May 1938
    Attended by: Rev. P. C. Millar
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5839

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Current location

Trinity Cemetery
Trinity Cemetery
Park Road
Aberdeen
City Of Aberdeen
Grampian
AB24 5PA
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 94891 07381
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Monolith on rough hewn stone
Inscription
SOUTH AFRICAN WARS VETERANS ASSOCIATION/ ABERDEEN BRANCH/. 1899 1902 (NAMES FOLLOW WITH DATES OF DEATH; FINAL DATE IS 1965)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, Frank G
Allan, Robert
Barclay, Thomas
Baxter, James
Benzies, Thomas H B
Boddy, Frederick H
Brock, R S M
Burness, Arthur R
Cockburn, Frank
Cook, William
See details for all 56 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 56
    Served and returned: 56
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, regiment, date of death
    Order of information: date of death
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: height 1500mm, width 3000mm
    Materials: Granite - Kemnay
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Aberdeen Branch of the British Legion
Reference

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