South African Mounted Police Camel Memorial: Upington

This memorial, also known as the Desert Patrol Statue,  was photographed by Terry Cawood in August 2012. It commemorates the South African Mounted Police and their use of Camels and is situated in Upington. It was unveiled on 29 April 1988.

Dedication plaque

Dedication plaque

The statue may be found at Google Earth co-ordinates: 28°26’59.50″S, 21°15’34.15″E

© DRW 2012-2018.  Created 20/10/2012. Image © Terry Cawood.

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