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Prince Alfred's Guard Memorial

King Georges Street, Port Elizabeth 6211, South Africa
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Impressive!

This memorial stands as a reminder of the men who lost their lives during the campaigns of the... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2016
Jilldutoit
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Africa's restlessness

A beautiful monument of our difficult past.All South Africans should learn to appreciate and... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2016
Alan2995
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Port Elizabeth South Africa
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10 Jul 2016
“Impressive!”
25 Mar 2016
“Africa's restlessness”
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King Georges Street, Port Elizabeth 6211, South Africa
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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...More

3  Thank Jilldutoit
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.

Thank Alan2995
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

Thank Irene M
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.

Thank kingtyrone
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...More

2  Thank Potcholdboy
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...More

2  Thank Lu-Gerda
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