SD8010 : The Fusilier Monument, Whitehead Gardens

taken 6 years ago, near to Fishpool, Bury, Great Britain

The Fusilier Monument, Whitehead Gardens
The Fusilier Monument, Whitehead Gardens
The memorial, seen here with the 2012 Olympic Rings, was erected in Whitehead Gardens for members of the Lancashire Fusiliers Regiment who were killed in the South African wars at the start of the twentieth century. The regiment headquarters was in Bury.

The inscription on the plaque reads:
"To the glorious memory of Lancashire Fusiliers line militia & volunteer who gave their their lives for their sovereign & country in South Africa 1900-2. This monument is erected by their comrades of all ranks & by friends of the regiment"

SD8010 : Lancashire Fusiliers War Memorial (detail)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 24 June, 2012   (more nearby)
Sunday, 24 June, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Park and Public Gardens  People, Events 
Subject Location
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WGS84: 53:35.3072N 2:18.0712W
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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London 2012 Olympics  Garden  Floral Display  Monument  Memorial  War Memorial  Fusiliers  Lancashire Fusiliers  Olympic Rings 

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