Royal Artillery - Afghan War and wars in South Africa

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Reference WMO242510

Address:

Larkhill Garrison

Durrington, Wiltshire

England

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Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Rock
Materials:
  • Metal Copper
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Afghanistan (1800-1899)
  • Boer War, First (1880-1881)
  • Zulu Wars (1879)
About the memorial: MASSIVE JOINED BLOCKS OF GRANITE TAPERING AT THE TOP. PLAQUE ON EAST FACE. LEFT OF PLAQUE IS A LIFE-SIZE COLLECTION OF AFRICAN ARMS AND WESTERN GUNS WITH THREE ROUND SHIELDS , MADE OF GREYISH METAL.THIS MEMORIAL APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN MOVED FROM REPOSITORY ROAD, GREENWICH, WHERE IT IS LISTED BY HISTORIC ENGLAND. GGOGLE STREET VIEW SUGGESTS THAT THE ORIGINAL BASE IS STILL THERE
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ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY/ AS A MEMORIAL OF THEIR COMRADES OF ALL RANKS/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN SOUTH AFRICA AND AFGHANISTAN IN 1877 - 1881

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Grade II (England)

1078920

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