South African Scottish Monument in Brixton Cemetery

This memorial to the South African Scottish Regiment used to appear on the local map books but I was never able to find it. It appears as if it had been damaged by a contractor and the remains were dumped behind the office at Brixton Cemetery.

After it was damaged by a contractor

After it was damaged by a contractor

Nothing happened until I believe the Transvaal Scottish Regiment got involved and the monument was restored and placed in a new position in the cemetery. The irony is, unlike so many memorials that strive to remember the dead and wounded lost during the war, this one remembers those who died as a result of their active service during WW1.

The Monument on its new spot

The Monument on its new spot

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