Battle of Omdurman Cannons

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Reference WMO265239

Address:

The Rifles Museum

Pensinsula Barracks

Romsey Road

Winchester

SO23 8TS

England

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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Trophy/Relic
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
  • Metal Iron
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Egypt and the Sudan (1882-1899)
About the memorial: Pair of Cannon situated outside The Rifles Museum
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THESE CANNON WERE CAPTURED BY THE DERVISHES FROM / THE EGYPTIAN ARMY. THEY WERE RECAPTURED AT THE / BATTLE OF OMDURMAN IN 1898. / AND PRESENTED TO THE 1ST BN THE RIFLE BRIGADE / BY FIELD MARSHAL KITCHENER

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