Prince Alfred's Guard Memorial, Port Elizabeth

4.3
#2 of 7 in Historic Sites in Port Elizabeth
Prince Alfred's Guard Memorial is a provincial heritage site in St George's Park in Port Elizabeth in South Africa's Eastern Cape province. The memorial is situated on top of Port Elizabeth's second oldest reservoir. On November 6, 1907 the Honourable Edgar H Walton, MLA, Treasurer General of the Cape Colony, unveiled the memorial to the fallen of the Prince Alfred's Guard.
In 1983, it was described in the Government Gazette as
On each of the four corners of the base of the memorial is a tablet bearing the names of officers and men who fell in the following wars: Transkei War, 1877 Basutoland War, 1880-1881Bechuanaland War, 1897 the Anglo Boer War 1899 - 1902.
At the foot of each tablet is a laurel wreath.
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  • The memorial is beautifully designed with flowing lines and little alcoves and other features making it attractive and adding colour to its surroundings. The gardens/ flower beds around the memorial a...  more »
  • We have many Boer war monuments in Australia of all shapes and sizes, but this particular version in St Georges park really is worth a look. Commemorating the sacrifices made by all participants in th...  more »
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  • Beautifull setting old military head quarters. Nice pub but tragically opens only on Thursday afternoon at 5pm. Rest of the week closed
  • Military history museum of the Guard. Currently a voluntary unit.
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