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Carabiniers' memorial

Erection date: 23/6/1906

Inscription

{On a shield at the top of the monument:}
Sixth Dragoon Guards Carabiniers.

{On five scrolls beneath the shield:}
Blenheim
Sevastopol {sic}
Afghanistan {with a date that reads 181980 but is presumably meant to be 1880}
Relief of Kimberley
{The fifth scroll has a name that starts with an O, but the rest is obscured by tassels}.

{On a badge beneath the scrolls:}
Carabiniers VI DG.

{Beneath the top ornaments:}
South African War The Carabiniers 1899 - 1902.

{Beneath a relief of soldiers and horses:}
In memory of the Officers, N.C. Officers and Men of the VI Dragoon Guards, {The Carabiniers} who gave their lives for their country in the South African War 1899 - 1902. Erected by past and present Carabiniers. AD 1905. 

{Left hand panel:}
Died of wounds or disease {Followed by 47 names. See Commemorated subjects.}

{Right hand panel:}
Relief of Kimberley.Paardeburg.Driefontein.Johannesburg.Diamond Hill.Belfast &c. Officers, N.C. Officers and Men killed in action {Followed by 30 names. See Commemorated subjects.}

Site: Carabiniers' memorial (1 memorial)

SW1, Chelsea Embankment

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Carabiniers' memorial

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South African War / Boer War

Also known as the (second) (Anglo-)Boer War. The war is described in three ph...

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Carabiniers

Former cavalry regiment, officially the Sixth Dragoon Guards. They participat...

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Alfred Adrian Jones, MVO, FRBS

Born Ludlow. Served in the army in the First Boer War as a veterinary captain...

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