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Royal Irish Rifles South African War Memorial

 
 
South African War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 12, 2019
1. South African War Memorial
Inscription.  

In memory of the officers,
non-commissioned officers
and men of the Royal Irish
Rifles, who were killed in action
or died of wounds or disease in
the South African War 18991902,
this monument is dedicated.
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1st. Bn. Royal Irish Rifles
Pte. J.A. Clydesdale Pte. P. Kerr Pte W.J. McMeekin

2nd. Bn. Royal Irish Rifles
Lieut. Col. H.A. Facar Cap. W.P. Dimsdale Lieut. H.I. Low
Sgt.Mr. Tailor C. Alsopp Sgt. B. Taylor Sgt. C. Atkins
Corpl. S. Anderson Corpl. W. Williams Corpl. S. McAllen
Lce. Corpl. W. Carson Lce. Corpl. J. Kennedy Lce. Corp.. T. Cashel
Bugler J. Longhurst Pte. R. Arnold Pte. T. Aston
Pte. H. Brennan Pte. W. Boyle Pte. J. Bashford
Pte. E. Burns Pte. J. Bull Pte. J. Carroll
Pte. H. Curry Pte. P. Crowe Pte. D. Clarke
Pte. W. Casey Pte. S. Crossan Pte. W. Dickson
Pte. S. Dougherty Pte. J. Davies Pte. H. Esmonde
Pte. J. Earls Pte. A. Griffiths Pte. H.

South African War Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 12, 2019
2. South African War Memorial Dedication
Grace
Pte. J. Gray Pte. J. Hynes Pte. P. Hayes
Pte. C. Hamill Pte. A. Kelly Pte. P. Kennedy
Pte. J. Lane Pte. J. Madden Pte. P. Manifold
Pte. J. Montgomery Pte. J. Marshall Pte. R. Mejury
Pte. J. McOscar Pte. J. McDonnell Pte. H. McCabe
Pte. S. McCalvey Pte. J. McCombe Pte. C. McManus
Pte. P. McIlvenney Pte. J. Nelis Pte. W. Palmer
Pte. J. Partridge Pte. H. Quinn Pte. R. Russell
Pte. J. Reid Pte. T. Scott Pte. J. Scammell
Pte. P. Smyth Pte. W. Thompson Pte. J. Tevlin
Pte. J. Walsh Pte. C. Wilde
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3rd. Bn. Royal Irish Rifles
Pte. W. Hamilton Pte. W. Kennedy Pte. D. Lavery
Pte. J. McCrudden Pte. P. McKeown Pte. J. Spence
Pte. D. Woods
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4th. Bn. Royal Irish Rifles
Pte. T. Cray Pte. A. Mercer Pte. D. McKee
Pte. J. McAllister Pte. F. Shields
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5th. Bn. Royal Irish Rifles
Cap. J.T. Seeds Cr.Sgt. C. Leathem Sgt. J. Bell
Corpl. R. Beck Lce. Corpl. J. Mahood Pte. R. Beck
Pte. R. Briggs
South African War Memorial Honored Dead image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 12, 2019
3. South African War Memorial Honored Dead
Pte. J. Burrell Pte. T. Carr
Pte. T. Cowan Pte. W.J. Dickson Pte. J. Donaldson
Pte. J. Evans Pte. J. Finlay Pte. R. Gibson
Pte. W. Green Pte. T. Griffen Pte. H. Houston
Pte. J. Kerr Pte. W.H. McClelland Pte. J. McCracken
Pte. W. Magill Pte. W. Mallon Pte. J. Mawhinney
Pte. F. Phair Pte. T. Plunkett Pte. M. Rooney
Pte. J. Sands Pte. J. Silcock Pte. J. Thompson
Pte. S. Trimble
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6th. Bn. Royal Irish Rifles
Sergt. F. Fegan Corpl. F. McGovern Pte. F. Farrell
Pte. S. Lougran Pte. J. McConville Pte. J. McGee
Pte. C. McGuirk Pte. J. Ryan
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The London Irish Rifles (16th. Middlesex V.R.C.)
Corpl. W.H. Shrimpton Corpl. A.E. Wall Lce. Cpl. W.H. Maisey
Pte. F. Angeloni Pte. W.J. Barber Pte. L.H. Burton
Pte. G. Becker Pte. E.F. Chapman Pte. J.E. Law
Pte. R.E. Rynd Pte. J. Tricks Pte. H. Trimlett
Pte. S.H. Wright
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In memory
of those who served
in the
83rd (County of Dublin) Regiment
and
86th
South African War Memorial Honored Dead image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 12, 2019
4. South African War Memorial Honored Dead
(Royal County Down) Regiment
1793-1881
The Royal Irish Rifles
1881-1921
The Royal Ulster Rifles
1921-1968

 
Erected 1905.
 
Location. 54° 35.789′ N, 5° 55.737′ W. Marker is in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in County Antrim. Marker is on Donegall Square East just south of Donegall Square North (Northern Ireland Route A1), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Monument is on the Belfast City Hall grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: Donegall Square, Belfast, Northern Ireland BT1 5GS, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Titanic" Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Titanic Memorial Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); William James Pirrie (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry George "Harry" Ferguson (within shouting distance of this marker); First U.S.A.E.F. Landed in This City 26 Jan 1942 (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); James Joseph Magennis (about 90 meters away); Donegall Square South (about 90 meters away); Sir Otto Jaffe (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belfast.
 
Regarding Royal Irish Rifles South African War Memorial. From the Belfast City Hall website:

A memorial to the officers and men who died in the South
South African War Memorial Honored Dead image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 12, 2019
5. South African War Memorial Honored Dead
African War (1899-1902). A bronze figure of a private of the regiment in khaki uniform, with topee and puttees, with a rifle and fixed bayonet at the ready stands upon a large boulder. Around the top of the plinth is a belt of bronze panels, with figures at each corner representing war, victory, death and fame. Unveiled in 1905, the sculptor was Sidney March.
 
Also see . . .  Royal Irish Rifles Searchable Muster Roll. (Submitted on May 25, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 
South African War Memorial Royal Irish Rifles Regimental Crest image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 12, 2019
6. South African War Memorial Royal Irish Rifles Regimental Crest
South African War Memorial Regimental Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 12, 2019
7. South African War Memorial Regimental Dedication
South African War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 12, 2019
8. South African War Memorial
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on May 25, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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