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Memorial

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A memorial is an artefact which commemorates a person or an event. It can be a built structure, sculpture or an existing natural feature such as a tree or rock. There is usually a plaque or some form of writing which names or explains the purpose of the memorial.

List of structures of this type

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1820 Memorial, 1953, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape
1820 Memorial - First, 1921, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape
1820 Settlers - Stone of Memory, 1953, Selborne, East London, Eastern Cape
Albany Anglo-Boer War Memorial, 1906, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape
Anglo Boer War Memorial, n.d., Uitenhage, Eastern Cape
Anglo-Boer War Memorial, 1938, Middelburg, Mpumalanga
Anglo-Boer War Memorial, 1906, Zastron, Free State
Bartolomeu Dias Cross - Replica, 1488 : 1988, Boknesstrand, Eastern Cape
Basotho War Memorial, 1875, Bloemfontein, Free State
Battle of Draaibosch Memorial, 1957, Komgha, Eastern Cape
Bedford War Memorial, 1921 - 1922, Bedford, Eastern Cape
Cambridge War Memorial, 1922?, East London, Eastern Cape
Campanile, 1922, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
Cenotaph, 1929, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
Charles Theodore Bailie Memorial, 1931, Dimbaza, Eastern Cape
Ciskei Armed Forces Memorial, c1982, Ntaba kaNdoda, Dimbaza, Eastern Cape
Clarence Memorial, 1950, Gordon's Bay, Western Cape
Colonial Division Memorial: 1899 - 1902, c1910, East London, Eastern Cape
Delville Wood Memorial, n.d., Pretoria, Gauteng
Desert Patrol Statue, 1988, Upington, Northern Cape
Dick King Memorial, 1942, Buntingville, Eastern Cape
Dick King Memorial, 1942, Butterworth, Eastern Cape
Dick King Memorial, 1915, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Dick King Memorial, 1942, Trompetter's Drift, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape
Dick King Memorial, n.d., Grahamstown, Eastern Cape
Dick King Memorial, 1942, Isipingo, KwaZulu-Natal
Dick King Memorial, 1942, King William's Town, Eastern Cape
Dick King Memorial, 1942, Komgha, Eastern Cape
Dick King Memorial, 1942, Mancam, Mqanduli, Eastern Cape
Dick King Memorial, 1942, Peddie, Eastern Cape
Dick King Memorial, 1942, Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal
Dick King Memorial, 1942, Port St John's, Eastern Cape
Dolos Breakwater Block Memorial, East London Harbour, n.d., East London, Eastern Cape
Enoch Sontonga Memorial, 1996, Braamfontein Cemetery, Johannesburg, Gauteng
Fanny Knight Memorial, c1927, Charlestown, KwaZulu-Natal
First World War Memorial, n.d., Queenstown, Eastern Cape
Geduld Proprietary Mines Great War Memorial, n.d., Springs, Gauteng
German Memorial, 1960, East London, Eastern Cape
German Settler Memorial , n.d., King William's Town, Eastern Cape
Great Trek Memorial, 1940, Vredenburg, Western Cape
Great War Memorial 1914 - 1918, n.d., Peddie, Eastern Cape
Great War Memorial 1914-1918, 1924, Butterworth, Eastern Cape
Great War War Memorial, n.d., Komgha, Eastern Cape
Herschel Memorial, c1838, Claremont, Cape Town, Western Cape
Horse Memorial, 1905, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
Huguenot Memorial, 1948, Franschhoek, Western Cape
Ingrid Jonker Memorial, 2006, Gordon's Bay, Western Cape
J A Calata Memorial, 2006, Cradock, Eastern Cape
JIJ Fick Memorial, 1938, Ficksburg, Free State
Jock Memorial, n.d., Sabie, Mpumalanga
Johannesburg War Memorial, 1925, Johannesburg, Gauteng
John Bailie Memorial, n.d., Signal Hill, East London, Eastern Cape
Konsentrasiekampgedenktuin : Concentration Camp Memorial, 1981, Aliwal North, Eastern Cape
Kruger - Grobler Memorial, n.d., Skukuza, Mpumalanga
Laurens Van Der Post Memorial Garden, 1998, Philippolis, Free State
Louis Trichardttrek Gedenktuin (Remembrance garden), 1969, Maputo, Mozambique
Louw Wepener memorial and grave, 1940, Bethulie, Free State
Memorial 1878-1881, n.d., Queenstown, Eastern Cape
Memorial Drinking Fountain, 1902, Cradock, Eastern Cape
Memorial Pyramid, n.d., Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
Mfengu / Fingo umQwashu / Milkwood Tree, 1835, Peddie, Eastern Cape
MOTH Memorial, 1930s, Springs, Gauteng
Ngogo Monument and Graveyard, 1881 : 1941, Ngogo, KwaZulu-Natal
Old Boys' War Memorial at the Christian Brothers' College, n.d., Kimberley, Northern Cape
Orpen Memorial Rocks, n.d., Skukuza, Mpumalanga
Oupos, 1734, Swellendam, Western Cape
Papenfus Clock Tower, n.d., Skukuza, Mpumalanga
Petrus Lafras Uys Memorial, 1881 : 1988, Utrecht, KwaZulu-Natal
Portuguese Cannon at Cape Recife, 1647 : 1993, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
Precinct Stone, The, 1962, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape
Prester John Memorial, 1986, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
Preswitch Memorial, 2001, Cape Town, Western Cape
Princess Elizabeth Memorial, East London Harbour, 1947, East London, Eastern Cape
Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Memorial, 1897, King William's Town, Eastern Cape
Rand Pioneers Memorial, 1932, Johannesburg, Gauteng
Raportryers Memorial, n.d., Groblersdal, Limpopo
Reconciliation Bridge, n.d., Dundee, KwaZulu-Natal
Rhodes University, War Memorial 1914-18 and 1939-45, 1923, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape
Road Accident Victims' Memorial, n.d., Elliotdale, Eastern Cape
Scottish War Memorial, Burgers' Park, 1926, Central, Pretoria, Gauteng
Smuts Memorial Obelisk, Smuts Koppie, n.d., Doornkloof, Irene, Gauteng
Solomon Memorial, Maitland Cemetery, n.d., Maitland, Cape Town, Western Cape
South African Air Force Memorial, 1962, Thaba Tshwane (previously Voortrekkerhoogte, before Robert's Heights), Pretoria, Gauteng
SS Mendi Memorial, n.d., Rondebosch, Cape Town, Western Cape
St Andrew's College Memorial Tower, 1923, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape
Steve Biko Statue, 1997, East London, Eastern Cape
Stevenson-Hamilton Memorial, 1957, Skukuza, Mpumalanga
The 3rd Yeomanry Regiment Memorial, n.d., Uitenhage, Eastern Cape
Tribute to Rangers, n.d., Skukuza, Mpumalanga
Trojan Horse Memorial, 2005, Athlone, Cape Town, Western Cape
uMkhonto we SIzwe Memorial, n.d., Mamelodi, Pretoria, Gauteng
Voortrekker Memorial, 1938, Malmesbury, Western Cape
War Memorial, n.d., Aliwal North, Eastern Cape
War Memorial, 1921, Boksburg, Gauteng
War Memorial, 1920, Camps Bay, Western Cape
War Memorial, n.d., Cathcart, Eastern Cape
War Memorial, c1920, East London, Eastern Cape
War Memorial, 1921, East London, Eastern Cape
War Memorial, 1920, King William's Town, Eastern Cape
War Memorial, 1926, Knysna, Western Cape
War Memorial, 1924, Kroonstad, Free State
War Memorial, 1924, Kroonstad, Free State
War Memorial, 1922, Krugersdorp, Gauteng
War Memorial, 1924, Walmer, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
War Memorial, 1924, Steytlerville, Eastern Cape
War Memorial, n.d., Viljoensdrif, Free State
War Memorial - Dale College, n.d., King William's Town, Eastern Cape
War Memorial - WWI and WWII, n.d., Hermanus, Western Cape
War Memorial 1914-1918, 1922, Stutterheim, Eastern Cape
War Memorial Arch, Memorial Gardens, 1922, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
War Memorial, The Poort, c1920, Mossel Bay, Western Cape
War Memorial, Union Buildings Gardens, c1925, Pretoria, Gauteng
West Bank Memorial, n.d., East London, Eastern Cape
Woodstock War Memorial : 1939-1945, n.d., Cape Town, Western Cape
World War I Memorial, n.d., Barberton, Mpumalanga
World War I Memorial, n.d., Uitenhage, Eastern Cape
World War I Memorial, n.d., Zeerust, North West
World War Memorial, 1953, Bethulie, Free State
Zulu War Memorial, 1883, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal

List of structures built in this style

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Memorial to the Dead, 1904, Mahikeng, North West

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