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Princess Louise's Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders South African War Memorial
Princess Louise's Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders South African War Memorial
Princess Louise's Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders South African War Memorial
Princess Louise's Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders South African War Memorial
Princess Louise's Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders South African War Memorial
Princess Louise's Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders South African War Memorial
Princess Louise's Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders South African War Memorial
Princess Louise's Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders South African War Memorial
Princess Louise's Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders South African War Memorial
Princess Louise's Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders South African War Memorial
Princess Louise's Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders South African War Memorial

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A granite pedestal surmounted by a bare head kilted Highland soldier with bandolier, blanket and water bottle slung across his shoulders. The figure stands with his rifle at the ready. There is an inscription on bronze plaques attached to the sides of the pedestal, and a regimental badge depicted in relief at the top centre of the dedicatory plaque.
Title

Princess Louise's Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders South African War Memorial

Date

1907

Medium

granite & bronze

Measurements

H 250 x W (?) x D (?) cm;
Plinth: H 200 x W (?) x D (?) cm

Accession number

FK8_GB_S030

Acquisition method

commissioned by the men of the Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders

Work type

War memorial

Owner

Stirling Council

Custodian

Stirling Council

Work status

extant

Listing status

C (Scotland)

Unveiling date

12th January 1907

Listing date

04/11/65

Access

at all times

Inscription description

front face: ERECTED / BY THE / OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS & MEN / OF THE / XCI (OR 1ST BATTALION) PRINCESS LOUISE'S, / (ARGYLE AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS) / TO THE MEMORY OF / THESE COMRADES WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE / OF THEIR COUNTRY DURING THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR / OCTOBER 1899 TO MAY 1902.; other faces: (Names) Face 1 OFFICERS (7 names) 1, 2 columns of 3 + 3 NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS (27 names) 2 columns of 14 + 13 Face 2 PRIVATES (60 names) 3 columns 20 + 20 + 20 Face 3 PRIVATES (55 names) 3 columns 19 + 19 + 1

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Located at

Stirling Castle, Stirling

FK8 1EJ

Located south of the castle entrance.