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Hurst Green, Lancashire 9 months 6 days ago #50617

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Stonyhurst College adjoins the village, which may explain the presence in a small village of such a richly-carved, generic memorial.



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Hurst Green, Lancashire 9 months 6 days ago #50618

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This Cross
Commemorates the services of
Frederick Sleigh, First Earl Roberts, K. C. V.C.
and his companions in arms,
the Soldiers and Sailors of the Empire,
who fought in South Africa, 1899-1902.



The Great War memorial is across the road.

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Hurst Green, Lancashire 9 months 6 days ago #50619

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Hurst Green, Lancashire 9 months 6 days ago #50620

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What are these creatures?



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Hurst Green, Lancashire 9 months 6 days ago #50628

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Thank you for posting this imposing memorial, Berenice. There cannot be many places in Britain that do not have a monument and/or headstone commemorating the Boer War!!!!

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Hurst Green, Lancashire 9 months 6 days ago #50636

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Trust me, there are!

Brett Hendey wrote: Thank you for posting this imposing memorial, Berenice. There cannot be many places in Britain that do not have a monument and/or headstone commemorating the Boer War!!!!

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