Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry and The Buffs Boer War Memorial

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Reference WMO107532

Address:

Dane John Park

Canterbury

CT1 2RN

England

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Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Serviceman/woman sculpture
Materials:
  • Unknown Unknown
Conflicts:
  • Boer War, Second (1899-1902)
About the memorial: The war memorial in Dane John Gardens remembers those of the Buffs and East Kent Yeomanry who died in the war in South Africa in 1899 – 1902. The obelisk rises from a panelled base with the names recorded on three sides. The front supports a pedestal with a figure of a soldier in the Boer War campaign, standing at ease with slouch, hat and bandolier looking towards South Africa.
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TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY AND IN GRATEFUL/ REMEMBRANCE OF THE DEVOTED AND HEROIC SERVICE/ OF THE OFFICERS NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF/ THE BUFFS - EAST KENT REGIMENT/ AND OF THE/ IMPERIAL YEOMANRY OF EAST KENT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE COUNTRY'S CAUSE/ DURING THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA 1899 - 1902/ THIS MEMORIAL HAS BEEN ERECTED BY THEIR COM/ -RADES IN ARMS BELONGING TO EAST KENT REGIMENTS/ AND BY THEIR SORROWING FRIENDS IN THE COUNTY(SIDES AND REVERSE)/ (NAMES)

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