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King's Shropshire Light Infantry Monument

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Description

Marble statue of a soldier on a pedestal. On the front of the pedestal a portrait medallion of Queen Victoria.

Inscription(s)

TO THE MEMORY OF
the Officers, Non-commissioned Officers,
& Men of the lint,
Militia & Volunteer Battalions
of the King's Shropshire Light Infantry,
who were killed in action, & died
of wounds or disease whilst serving with the
2nd Battalion of the King's Shropshire L.I. (85th L.I.)
in the Transvaal, Orange River Colony,
& Cape Colony,
during the campaign in South Africa, 1899-1902.
——
this memorial has been erected
by their Comrades, Officers, Non-commissioned Officers,
& Men of the line,
Militia & Volunteer Battalions
of the King's Shropshire Light Infantry

War memorial - list of names

We have photos of the list(s) of fallen on this memorial. Contact us if you want to see these lists. (contact form)

Sculptor

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Location (N 52°42'24" - W 2°45'32")

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