Whanganui South African War memorial

The South African ('Boer') War memorial at Cooks Gardens in Whanganui in c1986.  As well as paying tribute to the South African War dead, the memorial commemorates the coronation of King Edward VIII. The memorial was unveiled in December 1906, see related article in the Wanganui Herald (PapersPast).

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The memorial in 2009, showing details of two of the plaques.

Credit

Top image: Jock Phillips and Chris Maclean, c1986.

Bottom images: Ang Wickham, 2009 (via her Flickr page).

Find out more about the people listed on this memorial from Auckland Museum's Cenotaph database

How to cite this page: 'Whanganui South African War memorial', URL: http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/whanganui-south-african-war-memorial, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 15-Jul-2013

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