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Darlington
Durham, County

North East England

Stonebridge
(St Cuthbert's Churchyard)

Boer War Memorial

artist unknown
1905

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Description

Statue of a Boer War Tommy in khaki drill uniform lunging with rifle, bayonet fixed. It is placed on a rough hewn plinth resembling a rocky kopje. It was built by the Leeds Slate and Granite Company and executed by a now unknown Italian sculptor.

Unveiled by Field Marshall Earl Roberts on 5 August 1905.

Inscription(s)

THIS MEMORIAL
was erected by 5576
subscribers as a tribute to
the memory of the brave men
of Darlington who volunteered and served
the Empire in the South African War
1899 - 1902

(names)

Darlington - Boer War Memorial

Memorial - list of names

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Location (N 54°31'29" - W 1°33'5")

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Item Code: gbne005; Photograph: 29 July 2019
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