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Irish Monument
Brixton, Johannesburg, Gauteng

Johan Carel (Jan) VAN WIJK: Architect

Date:1975
Type:Monument
Status:Anastylised

 


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Coordinates:
26°11'30.43" S 28°00'25.80" E

The Irish Volunteer Monument, it is a memorial erected to commemorate the Irish soldiers who volunteered to fight for the Boers in the Anglo-Boer War

The monument was dismantled in 2002 and moved to Orania in the Northern Cape. For more information on the Monument and the Irish Volunteer Monument visit the New History website. For information and photographs of the original location of the monument Click Here.


Writings about this entry

van Tonder, JJ. 1977. Fotobeeld van 300 Monumente, Standbeelde en Gedenktekens langs die pad van Suid-Afrika. Krugersdorp: JJ van Tonder. pg 154