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Royal Artillery Boer War memorial Royal Artillery Boer War memorial

Monument: Royal Artillery Boer War memorial

Erection date: 20/7/1920

Inscription

{On the curved back wall:}
Erected by the officers and men of the Royal Artillery in memory of their honoured dead. South Africa. 1899-1902

{On the base of the statue, at the right:}
W. Robert Colton, ARA, 1910.

{Around the middle base of the plinth, in sculpted ornate cartouches, the RA's mottos which translate as 'Everywhere' and 'Where Right And Glory Lead':}
Ubique
Quo Fas Et Gloria Ducunt

Bronze statue depicts War being controlled by Peace. Unveiled by the Duke of Connaught.

The pillars at each end carry bronze panels, a total of 6, 2 of which carry relief depictions of the war. The other 4 carry lists of names totalling 1,078. We normally transcribe the lists of the dead on war memorials but, following a few massive lists, we have implemented a limit of 1,000. Luckily this memorial has an on-line roll of honour.

The shape of these piers reminds us of Soane's tomb.

Site: Royal Artillery Boer War memorial (1 memorial)

SW1, The Mall

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Royal Artillery Boer War memorial

Information Subjects commemorated

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South African War / Boer War

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

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Royal Regiment of Artillery

Better known as the Royal Artillery. By royal warrant of King George I, two c...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Royal Artillery Boer War memorial

Information Created by

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William Robert Colton

Sculptor. Born Paris but came to England early and made his home in London. ...

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Duke Arthur of Connaught, Field Marshall

Duke of Connaught and Strathearn. Third son of Queen Victoria. After WW1 if y...

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Sir Aston Webb

Also designed the eastern façade of Buckingham Palace, the entrance façade to...

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