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Worcester Boer War Memorial
Worcester Boer War Memorial
Worcester Boer War Memorial
Worcester Boer War Memorial
Worcester Boer War Memorial
Worcester Boer War Memorial
Worcester Boer War Memorial
Worcester Boer War Memorial
Worcester Boer War Memorial
Worcester Boer War Memorial
Worcester Boer War Memorial
Worcester Boer War Memorial
Worcester Boer War Memorial
Worcester Boer War Memorial
Worcester Boer War Memorial

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The work is surmounted by figure of soldier with rifle, in 'ready' position, with a winged figure of Victory behind holding a laurel wreath. The plinth has three steps to the base, is oblong on plan with chamfered angles and a crowning cornice.
Title

Worcester Boer War Memorial

Date

1908

Medium

bronze

Accession number

WR1_DJ_S012

Acquisition method

purchased by public subscription

Work type

War memorial

Owner

Worcester City Council

Custodian

Worcester City Council

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II* (England and Wales)

Unveiling date

23rd September 1908

Listing date

19/08/99

Access

at all times

Signature/marks description

signed left side of base: W R Coulton Sc ARA

Inscription description

IN GRATEFUL / MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF / WORCESTER- / SHIRE WHO IN / SOUTH AFRICA / GAVE THEIR / LIVES FOR THEIR / COUNTRY / A.D. 1899-1902. / THEIR BODIES ARE BURIED IN PEACE: / BUT THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE / ECCLUS. XLIV. 14.

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Located at

College Yard, Worcester

WR1 2LB

Located in Worcester Cathedral grounds.