Dewsbury Boer War Memorial, Dewsbury, Yorkshire, ENG


Latitude: 53.68805272934587, Longitude: -1.6462647914886474

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Dewsbury Boer War memorial
Dewsbury Boer War memorial
Located in Crow Nest Park at the bottom of the main drive leading from the Boothroyd Lane entrance to the Park and in close proximity to the lake

The Memorial commemorates the South African War of 1899 - 1902, and lists those taking part in the campaign not just casualties.

Description - a bronze statue of a volunteer, with a slouch hat, bandolier and rifle on a red granite plinth with bronze plaques. The model for the statue was Leonard Crane, who served in the South African War and was killed in action during World War 1, October 1916 
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Dewsbury Boer War Memorial
Dewsbury Boer War Memorial
Dedication panel 
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Dewsbury Boer War Memorial
Dewsbury Boer War Memorial
Panel showing the 1st Volunteer Battalion of the Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry including the name of J W Auty