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Great Britain
Birmingham
West Midlands (county)

West Midlands

St. Philip's Square
(Churchyard of St Philip's Cathedral)

Burnaby's Memorial

Colonel Frederick Gustavus Burnaby
Bedford 1842 - Abu Klea, Egypt 1885)
English traveller and soldier
(Wikipedia)


1885

Birmingham /  Burnaby's Memorial   Birmingham /  Burnaby's Memorial

Description

Portland stone obelisk, 17 m (50 ft) tall, with a relief bust, the name BURNABY and the dated place names KHIVA 1875 and ABU KLEA 1885.

Annotation

The obelisk was unveiled by Lord Charles Beresford on 13 November 1885.

Tags

Location N 52°28'51" W 1°53'54"

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