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Address: King Georges Street, Port Elizabeth 6211, South Africa

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This memorial stands as a reminder of the men who lost their lives during the campaigns of the Empire building thrust in Africa, by the British at the end of the eighteen... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 July 2016
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

This memorial stands as a reminder of the men who lost their lives during the campaigns of the Empire building thrust in Africa, by the British at the end of the eighteen hundreds. The names of these soldiers appear on the 4 sides of the main statue. After the first and second world wars, the names of the fallen who... More 

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Port Elizabeth South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

A beautiful monument of our difficult past.All South Africans should learn to appreciate and understand and respect our history.A couple of years ago Ruth Nesbit and her workers restored this monument and is now in glorious conditiom.Such wonderful surroundings.

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Gaborone, Botswana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

It is worth going to St. George's Park and learn a bit of history coupled with nature walks around well kept gardens and a dive into the swimming bath

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

This is a very ornate monument to the soldiers of the Prince Alfred's Guard regiment that fell during various wars.

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Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2012

This memorial departs from the norm by avoiding a solid, sombre and sturdy appearance. Instead, it shows its Victorian origins in graceful, flowing lines, with gentle curves rather than sharp, straight edges. It is certainly sentimental and decorative, but this is in keeping with the practice of that era. The full-sized figure of a typical colonial soldier standing high on... More 

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2012

This memorial is in St George’s Park. The memorial is the men of the Prince Alfred Guards who died in the Transkei War (1877); Basutoland War (1880-1881); Bechuanaland War (1897) and the Anglo Boer War (1899 – 1902). It was opened in 1907 and was restored in 2005. It is a beautiful memorial and worth a quick visit when in... More 

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