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South African (Boer) War Memorial

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, August 7, 2014
1. South African (Boer) War Memorial Marker
Inscription.

English:

Erected by
30,000 children of Ottawa
and adjoining counties
in memory of
Trtr. G. Bradley • Dvr. R. Bradley • Cpl. W.S. Bradly • Pte. O.T. Burns • Pte. H. Cotton • Pte, E. DesLaurters • Pte. W.A, Hull • Pte. Z.R.E. Lewis • Pte. W.J. Leslie • Pte. F. H. Living • Tpr. G.O. Mann • Pte. E. McIntosh • Gnr. E. Picot • Sgt. W.H. Rea • Pte. W.H.J. Ross • Cpl. G. Thomas
who lost their lives in the
South African War
1899-1902

French:
Ce monument a été érige grâce à la générosité
de 30 000 enfants d’Ottawa et de comtés avoisinants.
Il honore la mémoire des personnes dont le nom
apparaît ci-dessus et qui perdu la vie
durant la Guerre des Boers
de 1899 à 1902.

Artist: Artiste: Hamilton MacCarthy, 1902

 
Erected 1902 by National Capital Commission / Commission de la capitale nationale.
 
Location. 45° 25.324′ N, 75° 41.578′ W. Marker is in Ottawa, Ontario, in Ottawa County. Marker is on Elgin Street just from Slater Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5J2, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
South African (Boer) War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 7, 2014
2. South African (Boer) War Memorial Marker
within walking distance of this marker. Animals in War (here, next to this marker); Canadian Airmen Lost Over Poland (a few steps from this marker); Oscar Peterson (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Rideau Canal (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Lotta Hitschmanova, C.C. (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Nicholas Sparks (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Sappers’ Bridge (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Thayendanegea (Joseph Brant) (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ottawa.
 
More about this marker. This memorial is located in Confederation Park.
 
Categories. Military
 
South African (Boer) War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 7, 2014
3. South African (Boer) War Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 8, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 8, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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