Delville Wood South Afican Memorial / France

The Delville Wood South African National Memorial is a World War I memorial, located in Delville Wood, near the commune of Longueval, in the Somme département of France. (Wikipedia)
Delville Wood  South African National Monument & Museum

Delville Wood South African National Monument & Museum

Delville Wood A bronze sculpture by Alfred Turner of a horse and two male figurs is located on top of the arch.

Delville Wood A bronze sculpture by Alfred Turner of a horse and two male figurs is located on top of the arch.

Delville Wood   Bronze Sculpture Bronze sculpture on the top of the Memorial's arch.

Delville Wood Bronze Sculpture Bronze sculpture on the top of the Memorial's arch.

Delville Wood   Their ideal is our legacy. Their Sacrifice our Inspiration.

Delville Wood Their ideal is our legacy. Their Sacrifice our Inspiration.

Delville Wood   The religious ceremony, which included the consecration of the nearby cemetery, was jointly conducted by the Right Reverend Dr Furse, Bishop of St Albans, and the Reverend Dr. Van de Merwe, Moderator of the Dutch Reformed Church.

Delville Wood The religious ceremony, which included the consecration of the nearby cemetery, was jointly conducted by the Right Reverend Dr Furse, Bishop of St Albans, and the Reverend Dr. Van de Merwe, Moderator of the Dutch Reformed Church.

Delville Wood   The Afrikaans-equivalent inscription reads: Vir ons is hul ideaal 'n erfenis, hul offer 'n besieling.

Delville Wood The Afrikaans-equivalent inscription reads: Vir ons is hul ideaal 'n erfenis, hul offer 'n besieling.

A Stone of Remembrance was unveiled in front of the archway in 1952 to commemorate the South African dead of World War II.

A Stone of Remembrance was unveiled in front of the archway in 1952 to commemorate the South African dead of World War II.

Delville Wood   A Stone of Remembrance was unveiled in front of the archway in 1952 to commemorate the South African dead of World War II.

Delville Wood A Stone of Remembrance was unveiled in front of the archway in 1952 to commemorate the South African dead of World War II.

Delville Wood: A Stone of Remembrance was unveiled in front of the archway in 1952 to commemorate the South African dead of World War II.

Delville Wood: A Stone of Remembrance was unveiled in front of the archway in 1952 to commemorate the South African dead of World War II.

Delville Wood: The main inscriptions are in both English and Afrikaans

Delville Wood: The main inscriptions are in both English and Afrikaans

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