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New Zealand
Auckland
Auckland

Albert Park

Boer War Memorial

Memorial to the troops of the 5th NZ Contingent who died in the South African War between 1899 and 1902.
W. Parkinson & Comp.
1902

Auckland /  Boer War Memorial   Auckland /  Boer War Memorial

Description

Marble statue on a marble pedestal used to house a drinking fountain.

Inscription(s)

Auckland - Boer War Memorial Erected by the members of the N.Z. Battery R.A.
in memory of their comrades

Lieutenant Geo. Leece. Corporal Herbert A. Edwards
Bombardier John Mays. Driver John Beck.
Gunners Joseph Brown. Frederick Forbes. Arthur W. Kendall.
And Driver Thomas Withers.
who lost their lives in the South African War
1900-1

Signature

(pedestal): Parkinson | Sculptor Auckland

Annotation

The model for the statue was Arthur A. Allen.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (S 36°51'0" - E 174°46'5")

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Item Code: nz010; Photograph: 4 February 2008  / updated: 14 October 2014
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