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Honoured Dead Memorial
Kimberley, Northern Cape

BAKER and MASEY: Architect
Francis Edward MASEY: Design Architect
Daniel Westwood GREATBATCH: Supervising Architect



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28°45'04.61" S 24°46'09.59" E Alt: 1242m

The Honoured Dead Memorial, also referred to as the Kimberley Siege Memorial, is a provincial heritage site in Kimberley. 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. The field-gun on the side was called 'Long Cecil' and designed by George Frederick Labram who died on the 9th February 1900 and to whom one of the bronze plaques is dedicated.

See also Kimberley City Portal and Wikipedia

All truncated references not fully cited below are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

Books that reference Honoured Dead Memorial

Baker, Herbert. 1944. Architecture & personalities. London: Country Life. pg 37-39
Greig, Doreen. 1971. A Guide to Architecture in South Africa. Cape Town: Howard Timmins. pg 162-163
Keath, Michael. 1992. Herbert Baker: Architecture and Idealism 1892 - 1913: The South African Years. Gibraltar: Ashanti Pub. Ltd.. pg 96
Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1989. Historical Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: Struikhof Publishers. pg 99
Richardson, Deirdré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pg 60
van Tonder, JJ. 1977. Fotobeeld van 300 Monumente, Standbeelde en Gedenktekens langs die pad van Suid-Afrika. Krugersdorp: JJ van Tonder. pg 46