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On 5 November at 1530 hours 1904, this is the unveiling of the memorial to the fallen of the South African War which ended in May 1902. It was paid for by public subscription, made of Sicilian marble, and is the figure of a volunteer in khaki wearing a Baden-Powell hat and leaning on the butt end of a rifle. It was sculpted in London and laid on a granite pedestal with an inscription by Pascoe and Son of North Street, Penzance. The Duke of Cornwall's RGA Volunteer Band led the civic procession from the Public Buildings. Vaughn T Paul of Morrab Road, distributed postcards of the event.

The Unveiling of The Memorial In The Morrab Gardens, Penzance, To Those Who Had Lost Their Lives In He South African War Which Ended In May 1902

Record Number: PEZPH : 1989.1001
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Brief description: On 5 November at 1530 hours 1904, this is the unveiling of the memorial to the fallen of the South African War which ended in May 1902. It was paid for by public subscription, made of Sicilian marble, and is the figure of a volunteer in khaki wearing a Baden-Powell hat and leaning on the butt end of a rifle. It was sculpted in London and laid on a granite pedestal with an inscription by Pascoe and Son of North Street, Penzance. The Duke of Cornwall's RGA Volunteer Band led the civic procession from the Public Buildings. Vaughn T Paul of Morrab Road, distributed postcards of the event.
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