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Guy's South African war memorial

Guy's Hospital and the South African war Guy's South African war memorial
Inscription

{On a long bronze plaque across the top of the basin:}
To the Guy's men who died in the South African War, 1899 - 1902.

{The two bronze panels carry 11 names, see Subjects Commemorated.}

2022: Sebastian Bulmer told us about AngloBoerWar which has extensive photographs of this lovely memorial and some good information about the names on it.

Site: Guy's Hospital and the South African war (2 memorials)

SE1, Great Maze Pond, Guy's Hospital - the Colonnade

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Guy's South African war memorial

Subjects commemorated Information

South African War / Boer War

Also known as the (Anglo-)Boer War.  The Register of the Anglo-Boer War conta...

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Hugh Bernard-Onraët

A "Guy's man" who died in the South African War, 1899 - 1902.

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Hugh Arnold Bryant

A "Guy's man" who died in the South African War, 1899 - 1902.

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Richard Truman Fitz-Hugh

A "Guy's man" who died in the South African War, 1899 - 1902.

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Guy's South African war memorial

Also at this site Information

Guy's Hospital

In the photo the memorial is partly hidden by the rubbish bin.

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