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Rand Regiments Memorial
Eckstein Park, Johannesburg, Gauteng

BAKER and FLEMING: Project Architect
Edwin Landseer LUTYENS: Architect

Date:1910
Type:Monument
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
26°09'50.30" S 28°02'27.70" E Alt: 1681m

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(Afr Archt Jun 1914)

Transcribed wording of granite Foundation Stone

THIS STONE WAS LAID
BY FIELD MARSHAL
H : R : H : THE DUKE
OF CONNAUGHT KG
XXX:NOVEMBER:MCMX

Transcribed wording of commemorative inscription around high level frieze:

TO MEN
OF RAND REGIMENTS AND TO RAND
MEN WHO FELL IN
THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899
1902

Transcribed wording of polished octagonal black granite commemorative plaque set in the stone path way on west side of Memorial, and unveiled during the rededication function:

ON 10 OCTOBER 1999
THIS MEMORIAL WAS
DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY
OF THE MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN
OF ALL RACES AND ALL NATIONS
WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN
THE ANGLO BOER WAR
1899 - 1902.

All truncated references not fully cited below are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.


Writings about this entry

Geurst, Jeroen. 2010. Cemeteries of the Great War by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Rotterdam: 010. pg 78, 80, 415
Hussey, Christopher. 1950. The life of Sir Edwin Lutyens. London : New York : Country Life : Scribner's. pg