The memorial was described by Colton as "War being controlled by peace, war being represented by a war horse & peace being a winged female figure." Below the sculpture is a frieze of the Mounted Artillery and lower the motto: quo fas et ubique gloria ducunt (Where Right And Glory Lead). The pedestal stands in the center of a semicircular wall, with the text:erected by the officers and men of the royal artillery in memory of their honoured dead south africa 1899-1902. On pillars on the ends of the wall are bronze reliefs showing the Royal Artillery in action.
w. robert colton, a.r.a. | 1910
Unveiled 20 July 1910 by the Duke of Connaught.
War memorial - list of names
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- William Robert Colton (Paris 1867 - London 1921),
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Location (N 51°30'19" - W 0°7'51")
Item Code: gblo177; Photograph: 22 October 2015
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