Near Loss in Uqweqwe, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Prince Impérial Memorial
This cross is erected by Queen Victoria in affectionate remembrance of Napoleon Eugene Louis Jean Joseph, Prince Impérial, to mark the spot where while assisting in reconnaissance with the British troops on the 1st June 1879 he was attacked by a party of Zulus and fell with his face to the foe.
1er juin 1979
Centenaire de la mort du
célébre par L.I.A.A.I.A le Prince et la Princesse Napoléon en presénce de S. Exc. M. Bernard Dorin; Ambassadeur de France en Afrique du Sud.
In memory of
who were killed near this spot while on patrol with the Prince Impérial of France on the 1st June, 1879, and who rest here in peace.
Erected 1880 by Queen Victoria.
Location. 28° 7.928′ S, 30° 47.829′ E. Marker is near Loss, KwaZulu-Natal, in Uqweqwe. Marker can be reached from an unnamed road. Touch for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. The Death of the Prince Imperial (within shouting distance of this marker).
Additional keywords. Anglo-Zulu
Categories. • Wars, Non-US •
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