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Near Loss in Uqweqwe, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
 

Prince Impérial Memorial

 
 
Prince Impérial Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Kamin, June 29, 2011
1. Prince Impérial Memorial Marker
Inscription. Cross marker:
This cross is erected by Queen Victoria in affectionate remembrance of Napoleon Eugene Louis Jean Joseph, Prince Impérial, to mark the spot where while assisting in reconnaissance with the British troops on the 1st June 1879 he was attacked by a party of Zulus and fell with his face to the foe.

Ground marker:
1er juin 1979
Centenaire de la mort du
Prince Impérial
célébre par L.I.A.A.I.A le Prince et la Princesse Napoléon en presénce de S. Exc. M. Bernard Dorin; Ambassadeur de France en Afrique du Sud.

Adjacent memorials:
In memory of
Trooper Abel
Trooper Rogers
who were killed near this spot while on patrol with the Prince Impérial of France on the 1st June, 1879, and who rest here in peace.
 
Erected 1880 by Queen Victoria.
 
Location. 28° 7.928′ S, 30° 47.829′ E. Marker is near Loss, KwaZulu-Natal, in Uqweqwe. Marker can be reached from an unnamed road. Click for map.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. The Death of the Prince Imperial (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
Additional keywords. Anglo-Zulu
Prince Imperial Centennial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Kamin, June 29, 2011
2. Prince Imperial Centennial Marker
War

 
Categories. Wars, Non-US
 
Troopers Abel and Rogers Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Kamin, June 29, 2011
3. Troopers Abel and Rogers Memorial Marker
Prince Impérial Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Kamin, June 29, 2011
4. Prince Impérial Memorial Marker
Troopers Abel and Rogers Gravesite image. Click for full size.
By Mike Kamin, June 29, 2011
5. Troopers Abel and Rogers Gravesite
Prince Impérial Memorial Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Mike Kamin, June 29, 2011
6. Prince Impérial Memorial Entrance
Prince Impérial Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mike Kamin, June 29, 2011
7. Prince Impérial Memorial
 
 
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