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Guernsey
Saint Peter Port

Saint Julian's Avenue

South African War Memorial

(artist?)
1905

Saint Peter Port /  South African War Memorial   Saint Peter Port /  South African War Memorial

Description

Marble statue of two soldiers, one leaning on his rifle and standing guard over a wounded comrade.

Inscription(s)

PRO PATRIA
1899-1902.

TO THE MEMORY OF
the OFFICERS and MEN, belonging to
GUERNSEY and ALDERNEY,
who laid down their lives for their country
in the
SOUTH AFRICAN WAR,
1899-1902.

unveiled by
field marshall
H.R.H. the DUKE of CONNAUGHT,
k.g., k.t., k.p.
23rd september 1905.

Annotation

The Carrara marble statue was sculpted in Italy by an unknown sculptor.

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

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 49°27'28" - W 2°32'19")

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