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London South African War Memorial

1899 - 1902

 
 
London South African War Memorial Dedication Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2009
1. London South African War Memorial Dedication Marker
Inscription.
“In Honour of the Men from the London District who Fought for the Empire in South Africa, and in Memory of Those Who Fell.”
1899 - 1902
[First Panel]
Pte. D. L. Moore, R.C.R.- Feb 14th, 1900
Pte. J. A. Donegan, 26th M.Lt.I.- Feb 18th, 1900
Pte. R. Smith, 26th M.Lt.I.- Feb 18th, 1900
Pte. W. G. Adams, 7th Regt. Fus.- April 16th, 1900
Pte. F.G.W. Floyd, 7th Regt. Fus.- May 10th, 1900
Pte. E. Mullins, R.C.R.I.- June 11th, 1900

[Second Panel]
Royal Canadian Dragoon
Royal Canadian Artillery
Canadian Mounted Rifles
Strathconas Horse
Royal Canadian
London South African War Memorial Roll of Honor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2009
2. London South African War Memorial Roll of Honor
First Panel
Infantry
Canadian Field Hospital

[Third Panel]
Paardeberg
Driefontein
Johannesburg
Diamond Hill
Belfast
Wittebergen
Relief of Mafeking

 
Erected by Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire.
 
Location. 42° 59.314′ N, 81° 14.917′ W. Marker is in London, Ontario, in Middlesex County. Touch for map. Marker is near the center of Victoria Park, about 100 feet SE of the bandstand (which is along Clarence Street). Marker is in this post office area: London, Ontario N6A 3G7, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
London South African War Memorial Units image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2009
3. London South African War Memorial Units
Second Panel
of this marker. Crimean War Cannons (a few steps from this marker); Veterans' Garden (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Veterans' Memorial Carillon (about 120 meters away); London Women's Monument (about 150 meters away); The British Garrison in London (about 180 meters away); London War Cenotaph (about 180 meters away); The 1st Hussars (about 210 meters away); "Holy Roller" (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsHeroesMilitaryPatriots & Patriotism
 
London South African War Memorial Campaigns image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2009
4. London South African War Memorial Campaigns
Third Panel
London South African War Memorial Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2009
5. London South African War Memorial Markers
The Royal Canadian Regimental Badge is below the main memorial inscription honoring those who fought. [Top Plaque]
This badge is presented to the The Royal Canadian Regiment by the City of London
1 July 2000
to commemorate the re-dedication of the South African War Memorial
[Bottom Plaque]
Donated by
Imperial Order
Daughters of the Empire
(IODE)
Rededicated July 2000
London South African War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2009
6. London South African War Memorial
London South African War Memorial Soldier Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2009
7. London South African War Memorial Soldier Statue
London South African War Memorial Sculptor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2009
8. London South African War Memorial Sculptor
Geo. W. Hill, Montreal.
Victoria Park Entrance image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2009
9. Victoria Park Entrance
At Central Avenue and Clarence Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 13, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,033 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on May 13, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   9. submitted on May 14, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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