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61st Battery Royal Field Artillery Boer War Memorial

61st Battery Royal Field Artillery Boer War Memorial
London-Woolwich, Second Boer War Memorial 03.jpg
The memorial in August 2015
61st Battery Royal Field Artillery Boer War Memorial is located in Greater London
61st Battery Royal Field Artillery Boer War Memorial
Location in Greater London
Coordinates51°29′03″N 0°03′45″E / 51.48416°N 0.06241°E / 51.48416; 0.06241
LocationWoolwich, London

The Boer War Memorial in Woolwich is located opposite the Royal Artillery Barracks on Grand Depot Road in Woolwich. The memorial marks the deaths of the 18 soldiers of the 61st Battery Royal Field Artillery who died in the Second Boer War. The memorial is a tall thin pink granite obelisk on a square plinth with a three-step base.[1]

The memorial has been Grade II listed on the National Heritage List for England since 1973.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Woolwich Boer War". Imperial War Museums. Retrieved 21 April 2019.
  2. ^ Historic England, "South African War Memorial (1078986)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 27 June 2017