United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

Bury St Edmunds - South African War

Our Ref: 2037

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Photos

Bury St Edmunds Boer War (2037 ©John Sly, 2012)

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Address

CORNHILL
BURY ST EDMUNDS
SUFFOLK
England
 
Type:Serviceman/Woman
OS Map Ref:TL 853 643

Inscription

VULNERATUS NON VICTUS/ THIS MONUMENT/ WAS ERECTED BY SUFFOLK PEOPLE AS A MEMORIAL/ TO SUFFOLK SOLDIERS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE/ SOUTH AFRICAN WAR/ 1899-1902

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
FIGUREBRONZE   Good
PEDESTALSTONE - PORTLAND   Good

Physical Description

BARE-HEADED SOLDIER OF SUFFOLK REFERENCE WITH RIFLE LEANING ON ROCK SURMOUNTING RECTANGULAR SARCOPHAGUS

ARMS OF WEST SUFFOLK COUNTRY COUNCIL AND MOTTO `VULNERATUS NON VICTUS'

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarBoer War, Second (1899-1902)
Total names on memorial:193
Served & Returned0
Died193
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?rank
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, rank, regiment
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?Yes

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read?No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

Bury St Edmunds Town Council

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Date:12TH NOVEMBER 1904
RolePerformed By
DedicatedVEN G HODGES
Date:11 NOV 1904
RolePerformed By
UnveiledFM Lord Methuen
Date:12TH NOVEMBER 1904
RolePerformed By
UnveiledFM Lord Methuen

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type: Public
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:£750
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

NameOccupation
MR A H HANCHETMason
Mr Arthur G WalkerSculptor

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments: 
Photographs:18
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
Press Cuttings:1
Publication NameAuthorDate PublishedPage / DateOther Information
For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War 1899-1902Gildea, James1911193 
SUFFOLK REVIEW - THE BOER WAR MEMORIALS OF SUFFOLKTHOMAS, GWYNAUTUMN 199920 
Bury and Norwich Post  22 November 1904Special Supplement
OrganisationIdWebsite
Carter Postcard Collection