Honoured Dead Memorial
|Honoured Dead Memorial|
Honoured Dead Memorial in Kimberley with the Long Cecil gun in the foreground.
|For defenders who died during the Siege of Kimberley|
|Unveiled||28 November 1904|
|Designed by||Herbert Baker|
The Honoured Dead Memorial is a provincial heritage site in Kimberley in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. It is situated at the meeting point of five roads, and commemorates those who died defending the city during the Siege of Kimberley in the Anglo-Boer War.
In 1986, it was described in the Government Gazette as
The Long Cecil gun that was designed and manufactured by George Labram in the workshops of De Beers during the siege is mounted on its stylobate (facing the Free State). It is surrounded by shells from the Boer Long Tom. The memorial was dedicated on 28 November 1904. It was vandalised in 2010 when brass fittings were broken off parts of the gun.
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