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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Greenwich
Town
Woolwich
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72465
Current location

Grand Depot Road/South Circular Road
Woolwich
Greenwich
Greater London
SE18 6XN
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 43274 78098
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Red granite obelisk set on a square plinth and base. The dedication and names are engraved in black lettering on the sides of the plinth.
Inscription
To the glory of God/ Erected by/ the officers, non-commissioned/ officers and men of the 61st/ Battery Royal Field Artillery/ in memory of/ the non-commissioned officers/ and men/ of the battery/ who lost their lives in/ South Africa/ Decr., 1899 - May 1902.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alsford, J
Bosher, J
Botting, E
Brennan, R
Burnham, H
Butler, G
Chandler, C
Cook, H
Coombs, J
Hastings, P M
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
Listing information
  • SOUTH AFRICAN WAR MEMORIAL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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