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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 1899·1902,
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.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US.
 
Location. 54° 35.789′ N, 5° 55.737′ W. Marker is in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Memorial is on Donegall Square East just south of Donegall Square North (Northern Ireland Route A1), on the right when traveling south. Monument is on the Belfast City Hall grounds. Touch for map. 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
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
website:

A memorial to the officers and men who died in the South 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.)
 
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
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 59 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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