Tall portland stone plinth with a standing windblown winged figure of Peace bearing an olive tree. On the sides a seated male figure (Warfare), right hand grasping a short sword and left upper arm resting against a shield, and a seated female figure (Grief) with left arm resting on a shield and left hand holding a wreath. At the top of the plinth are on four bronze plaques the names of the main battle fields:
diamond hill - wittebergen
paardeberg - driefontein
johannesburg - belfast
ladysmith - kimberley
to the memory
of the welshmen who fell in south africa
1899 — 1902
erected by public subscription.
[list of names, continued on the other sides
nearly 900 Welshmen and 3 women are listed]
Unveiled on 20 November 1909 by General Sir John French.
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)
- Albert Toft (Handsworth, Birmingham 1862 - Worthing, Sussex 1949),
Sources & Information
Location (N 51°29'4" - W 3°10'44")
Item Code: gbwa021; Photograph: 24 July 2012
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