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Lancashire Fusiliers South African War Memorial
Lancashire Fusiliers South African War Memorial
Lancashire Fusiliers South African War Memorial
Lancashire Fusiliers South African War Memorial
Lancashire Fusiliers South African War Memorial
Lancashire Fusiliers South African War Memorial
Lancashire Fusiliers South African War Memorial
Lancashire Fusiliers South African War Memorial
Lancashire Fusiliers South African War Memorial
Lancashire Fusiliers South African War Memorial
Lancashire Fusiliers South African War Memorial
Lancashire Fusiliers South African War Memorial
Lancashire Fusiliers South African War Memorial
Lancashire Fusiliers South African War Memorial
Lancashire Fusiliers South African War Memorial
Lancashire Fusiliers South African War Memorial
Lancashire Fusiliers South African War Memorial
Lancashire Fusiliers South African War Memorial

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Bronze statue of a Lancashire Fusilier surmounting a pedestal. Bronze panels on three sides of the pedestal list those who died in the Boer War. Above the panels are a carving of oak leaves representing strength, and a laurel wreath representing victory. The memorial was originally sited in Market Place but was moved to its present location in 1920.

Date

1905 or before

Medium

bronze

Measurements

H 280 x W (?) x D (?) cm;
Plinth: H 304 x W 102 x D 102 cm

Accession number

BL9_SS_S004

Acquisition method

commissioned by the War Memorial Committee

Work type

Statue

Custodian

Bury MBC

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II (England and Wales)

Unveiling date

18th March 1905

Listing date

12/08/92

Access

at all times

Inscription description

panel on front of pedestal: TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS, LINE MILITIA & VOLUNTEERS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR SOVEREIGN & COUNTRY IN SOUTH AFRICA, 1900-2. THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED BY THEIR COMRADES OF ALL RANKS & BY FRIENDS OF THE REGIMENT; on the other three sides of the pedestal are the names of the officers and men who died.


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Located at

Manchester Road, Bury

BL9 0SX

In Whitehead Garden at the junction between Knowsley Street and Manchester Road.