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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other structure
District
Rother
Town
Undefined
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
Frank Sidney Chesterton (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29 May 1906
    Attended by: FIELD MARSHAL THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EARL ROBERTS VC KG KP GCB OM GCSI GCIE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
58876
Previous locations
  • St Pauls School
    Lonsdale Rd
    Barnes
    Richmond Upon Thames
    Greater London
    SW13 9JT
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 223 780
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Between SW corner of main school building and the gymnasium. The school was situated between Hammersmith Rd and Talgarth Rd
    St Pauls School
    153 Hammersmith Rd
    West Kensington
    Hammersmith And Fulham
    Greater London
    W14
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 241 784
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
With a circular base of three steps, 7 columns with square bases and capitals, support a cornice beneath a segmented cupola of copper, which itself is surmounted by a potent cross. Two additional steps, within the columns, lead to a short octagonal column bearing an inscription.
Inscription
On frieze: PAULINORUM VIRTUTIS/ IN AFRICA SPECTATAE RECORDENTUR POSTERI. First plaque: PAULINORUM/ SODALICUM/ALIIQUE/QUIBUS/ RES PAULINAE/ CURAAE/ HOC POSUERE/ MONUMENTUM/ ARCHIDDASCALO/ F.W.WALKER/ MCMV. Second plaque: SOUTH AFRICAN WAR/ 1899-1902/ In Memory of/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Building
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Architectural details
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper
Listing information
Condition
History
By 1911 one name had been added (Gildea). In 1968 it was planned to move the memorial to Barnes (Richards p.24)
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Local Publication/Booklet 1968 A N G Richards: St Paul's School in West Kensington 1884-1968' pp.7,24
  • BRITISH PUBLIC SCHOOLS WAR MEMORIALS by KERNOT, C F p.230 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:ROBERTS AND NEWTON 1927 LONDON 'A Cupola drinking-fountaim in the Playing Field recalls the South African War (1899-1902).'
  • The Times 30 May 1906 p.12 col.a
  • For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War 1899-1902 by Gildea, James p.140 Published:Eyre and Spottiswoode 1911 London

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