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Boer War Memorial

Francis Doyle-Jones
1905

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Description

20 ft/6 meter tall granite obelisk with at the foot three brass tablets, one with names, the other two with a relief. The obelisk was made by Archibald Brown of Aberdeen. It was unveiled on 7 June 1905 by Lieut. General Sir Henry M. Leslie Rundle.

Middlesbrough - Boer War Memorial
Patriotism: Seated female warrior with sword and shield with a quote from Horace's Odes: dulce et decorum est pro patria mori (It is sweet and proper to die for one's country).
Middlesbrough - Boer War Memorial
Fame: Seated female with a scroll with the text non sine gloria militastis (not without glory we have served) and in the background a banner with the word FAME.

Inscription(s)

To the Memory of the Middlesbrough Men
who were killed in action or died of wounds
or disease in teh South African War A.D. 1899-1901:
(list of names)
Erected by public subscription
Charles Dorman Esq. J.P. Mayor, John Hedley Esq. M.D.
deputy mayor, chairman of committee a.d. 1905

Signature

(Fame relief) F.W. Doyle-Jones sc 1904

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)

Sculptor

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Location (N 54°33'53" - W 1°14'16")

Item Code: gbyh173; Photograph: 30 July 2019
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