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Salford and Lancashire Fusiliers Boer War Memorial
Salford and Lancashire Fusiliers Boer War Memorial
Salford and Lancashire Fusiliers Boer War Memorial
Salford and Lancashire Fusiliers Boer War Memorial
Salford and Lancashire Fusiliers Boer War Memorial
Salford and Lancashire Fusiliers Boer War Memorial
Salford and Lancashire Fusiliers Boer War Memorial
Salford and Lancashire Fusiliers Boer War Memorial
Salford and Lancashire Fusiliers Boer War Memorial
Salford and Lancashire Fusiliers Boer War Memorial
Salford and Lancashire Fusiliers Boer War Memorial
Salford and Lancashire Fusiliers Boer War Memorial

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A larger than life-size statue of a Lancashire Fusilier dressed in review order, cheering and waving and holding his busby in his raised right hand and a rifle in his left, standing on a plinth representing a rocky outcrop.

Date

1905

Medium

bronze & sandstone

Measurements

H 244 x W (?) x D (?) cm;
Plinth: H 290 x W 200 x D 200 cm

Accession number

M3_MH_S050

Acquisition method

commissioned by public subscription

Work type

War memorial

Owner

Salford City Council

Custodian

Salford City Council

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II (England and Wales)

Unveiling date

13th July 1905

Access

at all times

Signature/marks description

signed on pedestal: Geo.Frampton R.A. 1905

Inscription description

ERECTED / BY THE / COUNTY BOROUGH / OF / SALFORD / TO THE / MEMORY OF MANY / TOWNSMEN WHO SERVED THEIR / SOVEREIGN AND COUNTRY / IN / SOUTH AFRICA / 1899-1902 / AND / PARTICULARLY IN HONOUR / OF THE / VOLUNTEER / ACTIVE SERVICE COMPANIES / OF THE / LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS / DARING IN ALL THINGS; another face: KING EDWARD VII / ACCOMPANIED BY / QUEEN ALEXANDRA / UNVEILED / THIS MEMORIAL. / JULY 13th 1905.


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Located at

Chapel Street, Salford

M3 5JT

Located at the junction of Chapel Street and Oldfield Road.