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King's Shropshire Light Infantry Monument

Gaffin & Co.
1904

Shrewsbury /  King's Shropshire Light Infantry Monument   Shrewsbury /  King's Shropshire Light Infantry Monument

Description

Marble statue of a soldier on a pedestal. On the front of the pedestal a portrait medallion of Queen Victoria. Unveiled 22 July 1904.

Inscription(s)

TO THE MEMORY OF
the Officers, Non-commissioned Officers,
& Men of the lint,
Militia & Volunteer Battalions
of the King's Shropshire Light Infantry,
who were killed in action, & died
of wounds or disease whilst serving with the
2nd Battalion of the King's Shropshire L.I. (85th L.I.)
in the Transvaal, Orange River Colony,
& Cape Colony,
during the campaign in South Africa, 1899-1902.
——
this memorial has been erected
by their Comrades, Officers, Non-commissioned Officers,
& Men of the line,
Militia & Volunteer Battalions
of the King's Shropshire Light Infantry

Memorial - list of names

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Location (N 52°42'24" - W 2°45'32")

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Item Code: gbwm004; Photograph: 22 October 2009
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