Boer War Memorial
Cadw listing: '1905 bronze statue of a rifleman, bareheaded with pith helmet at his feet. Tall grey granite tapering pedestal, rough faced on 3 sides, polished to front with inscription to the men of Llanelly who died in the South African War. Pedestal stands on further grey granite block with inscription recording the unveiling by Field Marshal Earl Roberts, 26 August 1905, and this in turn stands on a rock-faced Pennant stone block raised on two steps.'
Front of pedestal: GWELL ANGAU NA CHYWILYDD / THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED / BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION IN HONOUR OF THE / MEN OF LLANELLY AND DISTRICT WHO, AT THE / EMPIRE'S CALL, LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES DURING / THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1902.
Underneath are the names of those who died with rank,regiment, date and place of death. A further inscription notes that the memorial was unveiled by Field Marshal Roberts VC in August 1905.
Related works : Statue is a replica of marble original in West Hartlepool.
PMSA recording information