Appleby Boer War memorial (forum archive)

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File alt font awesome.svg Posted by plbramham » 02 Apr 2012, 09:13
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Situated at a junction next to St Michael’s church. Bears the names of all the Appleby company 2nd Volunteer Battalion The Border Regt. plus a panel in memory of casualty Pte. Thomas Leonard Atkinson died at Potchefstroom June 18th 1900. The cross on the top looks like a version of the regimental crest, with a star instead of a dragon (because the volunteers would not be entitled to the China battle honour I presume?)