Maj-Gen A C Wauchope and 2nd Btn Black Watch

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Reference WMO265309

Address:

St Columba's United Reform Church

32 Priory Street

York

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Other monument
Conflicts:
  • Boer War, Second (1899-1902)
About the memorial: WHITE MARBLE INSCRIPTION TABLET WITH CASKET SHAPED TABLET PLACED ABOVE IT. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING. WHOLE IS MOUNTED ONTO A BLACK MARBLE BACKBOARD. COLOURED REGIMENTAL CREST AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE BACKBOARD. BELOW THIS IS A FLAG, CANNON, SWORD, WREATH, TRUMPET AND SCROLL SURMOUNTING THE CASKET
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SOUTH AFRICA/ SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ MAJOR-GENERAL A. C. WAUCHOPE, C.B. C.M.G., LLD ED. UNIV.,/ AND TO THE OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF/ THE 2ND BATTN BLACK WATCH WHO FELL IN ACTION AT/ MAGERSFONTEIN ON THE 11TH DECEMBER 1899./ THIS TABLET IS ERECTED TO HIS AND THEIR MEMORY BY THE/ MEMBERS OF THE YORK ST. ANDREWS SOCIETY AND FRIENDS/ OF WHICH SOCIETY THE LATE GENERAL WAS THE FIRST/ HONORARY PRESIDENT.

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