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Boer War Memorial

 
 
Boer War Memorial SW Elevation image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 18, 2018
1. Boer War Memorial SW Elevation
And a pesty pigeon
Inscription.

[SW Elevation]

To commemorate the
heroic devotion of the
Canadians who fell in the
South African War
and the valour
of their comrades

Paardeberg [bas relief]

[NE Elevation]

In grateful recognition
of the patriotism and public spirit
shown by Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal
in raising and equipping a regiment
of horse for service in South Africa
as an evidence of his sympathy
with the cause of imperial unity

Komati River-Belfast [bas relief]

[SE Elevation]

Kimberley • Paardeberg • Johannesburg
Mafeking • Pretoria • Harts River • Belfast
Lydenburg • Diamond Hill • Faber's Putts

[NW Elevation]

Imperium et Libertas
[Bas Relief of Lord Strathcona]
MCM • MCMII


 
Location. 45° 29.977′ N, 73° 34.257′ W. Marker is in Montréal, Quebec. Marker is on Rue Peel just west of Boulevard René-Lévesque Ouest, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Square Dorchester Square, Montréal, Quebec H3B 4J5, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wilfred Laurier Monument (within shouting distance of this marker);
Boer War Memorial NE Elevation image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 18, 2018
2. Boer War Memorial NE Elevation
Fontaine commémorative (within shouting distance of this marker); Monuments Macdonald et/and Laurier Monuments (within shouting distance of this marker); Immeuble de la Sun Life (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Mathew Hamilton Gault (about 120 meters away); Ignace Bourget Monument (about 120 meters away); War Memorial (about 210 meters away); Hochelaga (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montréal.
 
Also see . . .
1. Boer War Memorial (Montreal). (Submitted on March 22, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Canada & the South African War: Battles. (Submitted on March 22, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Donald Alexander Smith, 1st Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal at The Canadian Encyclopedia. (Submitted on March 22, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Donald Alexander Smith, 1st Baron Strathcona & Mount Royal, Dictionary of Canadian Biography. (Submitted on March 22, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & Patriotism
 
Boer War Memorial SE Elevation image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 18, 2018
3. Boer War Memorial SE Elevation
Boer War Memorial NW Elevation image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 18, 2018
4. Boer War Memorial NW Elevation
Boer War Memorial NE Elevation Bas Relief image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 18, 2018
5. Boer War Memorial NE Elevation Bas Relief
Boer War Memorial SW Elevation Bas Relief image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 18, 2018
6. Boer War Memorial SW Elevation Bas Relief
And more pesky pigeons
Boer War Memorial Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 18, 2018
7. Boer War Memorial Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 22, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on March 22, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
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