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Edinburgh in Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
 

The Black Watch Monument

South African War

 
 
The Black Watch Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 16, 2013
1. The Black Watch Monument Marker
Inscription.

AM FREICEADAN DUBH

To the Memory of
Officers
Non- Commissioned Officers & men of
THE BLACK WATCH
Who fell in the South African War
1899-1902

 
Erected 1910.
 
Location. 55° 57.01′ N, 3° 11.682′ W. Marker is in Edinburgh, Scotland, in Midlothian. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 2NF, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Knox (within shouting distance of this marker); Adam Smith (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Memorial to Wallace (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Memorial to Robert the Bruce (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Scottish-American War Memorial (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); In Memory of Scottish-American Soldiers (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Adam Smith Grave (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); 603 (City of Edinburgh) Squadron (approx. 10.5 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edinburgh.
 
Additional keywords. Boer War
 
The Black Watch Monument Marker - Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 16, 2013
2. The Black Watch Monument Marker - Inscription
Closeup of Battle Relief image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 16, 2013
3. Closeup of Battle Relief
The Black Watch Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 16, 2013
4. The Black Watch Monument Marker
<i>Black Watch Memorial. Edinburgh. </i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1915
5. Black Watch Memorial. Edinburgh.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 20, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   5. submitted on July 22, 2015. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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