Lancashire Fusiliers Boer War Memorial, Salford :: Shared Description

This War Memorial for soldiers of the Boer War stands at the corner of Chapel St and Oldfield Rd in Salford. It was the work of sculptor George Frampton RA and is a replica of the memorial at SD8010 : Lancashire Fusiliers War Memorial, Whitehead Gardens in Bury. Known as the "Cheering Fusilier", it was originally unveiled on July 13, 1905 by Edward VII, accompanied by Queen Alexandra, before a crowd of thousands, as part of a Royal visit to Manchester and Salford.

The memorial has recently been restored to its former glory as part of the urban regeneration plan being carried out in the Chapel Street area. It was re-dedicated 24th June 2012 (Salford Council press release).

The memorial is a Grade II listed structure (List entry Number: 1386163 LinkExternal link Historic England).
by David Dixon
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SJ8298 : Lancashire Fusiliers Memorial by Gerald England
SJ8298 : Lancashire Fusiliers Memorial by Gerald England
SJ8298 : Lancashire Fusiliers Boer War Memorial, Salford by David Dixon
SJ8298 : Lancashire Fusiliers Boer War Memorial by David Dixon
SJ8298 : Lancashire Fusiliers Memorial & Transport House by Gerald England
SJ8298 : Boer War Memorial (Inscription) by David Dixon
SJ8298 : The Cheering Fusilier by David Dixon
SJ8298 : Lancashire Fusiliers Boer War Memorial (detail) by David Dixon


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Created: Sun, 16 Mar 2014, Updated: Wed, 7 Feb 2018

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