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Boer War - Highbury Fields Memorial

Highbury
Highbury Fields, Highbury Corner, N5
UKNIWM no. 12055

No. of names: 110

Description:
TWO-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND FEMALE FIGURE REPRESENTING GLORY. INSCRIPTION IN RELIEF ON BRONZE PLAQUES ATTACHED TO THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH. FEMALE FIGURE HOLDS A SMALL FIGURE OF VICTORY IN HER RIGHT HAND, LAUREL WREATH IN LEFT HAND. DRAPED STANDARD, RIFLE, SWORD, HELMET AND LAUREL WREATH AT THE BASE OF THE FIGURE. MEMORIAL FLANKED BY TWO SMALL CANNON.

Legend:
6 O'CLOCK FACE: "HOW SLEEP THE BRAVE WHO SINK TO REST/ BY ALL THEIR COUNTRY'S WISHES BLESS'D."/ IN HONOUR OF/ NINETY-EIGHT ISLINGTONIANS/ WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR,/ 1899 - 1903./ ERECTED BY THEIR FELLOW-TOWNSMEN/ JULY 1905.:

3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES) :

12 O'CLOCK FACE: SUPPLEMENTAL/ (NAMES)