South African Memorial

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Reference WMO220966

Address:

Garden of Remembrance

Clitheroe Castle

Castle Gate

Ribble Valley

Clitheroe

England

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Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Metal (any)
Lettering: Raised
Conflicts:
  • Boer War, Second (1899-1902)
About the memorial: Rectangular shaped tablet with Clitheroe coat of arms resting on oak leaves surmounting the text.Situated on a wall in the Garden of Remembrance in the WW1 Memorial of Clitheroe Castle and Grounds.Originally attached to Clitheroe Library's outer wall in Clitheroe Market Place.
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This memorial was placed here by / Alderman J T Whipp Mayor / to perpetuate the memory of his fellow townsmen / who went from the borough of Clitheroe / and lost their lives in South Africa / 1899 - 1902./ (6 names) / and the volunteers from St. Johns Ambulance / (2 names ) / dated August 1907.

Corporal J. Clitheroe 1st Batt. Coldstream Guards at Modder River 1st January 1900 / Private J Luddon 2nd Batt York and Lancaster Rgt at Chieveley 10th March 1900 / Private W Hutchinson 2nd Batt Manchester Rgt at Bethlehem 10th February 1901 / Private R Thompson 3rd Batt East Lancashire Rgt at Bloemfontein 17th November 1901 / Private J Hanson 1st Batt East Lancashire Rgt at Bloemfontein18th January 1902 / Private C ONeill 1st Batt East Lancashire Rgt at Springfontein 30th May 1902/ Private G W Alder Bloemfontein 7th June 1900/Private T Windle Bloemfontein 15th July 1900

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