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War Memorial - WWI and WWII
Somerset West, Western Cape

Date:n.d.
Type:Memorial
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
34°05'03.85" S 18°51'03.41" E Alt: 38m

Memorial for those who gave their lives in the two world wars is situated in front of the Town Hall.

The WWI stone plaque reads:

To the memory
of the men of the
Hottentots Holland area
who fell in the Great War
1914-1918

For WWII the following words were added at the base of the memorial:

Also those who fell in World War 2 1939 – 45

The names of the WWI fallen appear on the sides of the column, and the WWII fallen appear on the base.