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Address: 0 King Georges Street, Port Elizabeth 6211, South Africa
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Lest we forget...

The Cenotaph, sited on the corner of Park Drive and Rink St was unveiled in 1929, to commemorate those fallen soldiers from the E Cape who fought in the First World War. Later the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 July 2016
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

The Cenotaph, sited on the corner of Park Drive and Rink St was unveiled in 1929, to commemorate those fallen soldiers from the E Cape who fought in the First World War. Later the names of those folk who paid the ultimate sacrifice for their country during World War 2, were added. The memorial has pleasingly symmetry with 2 very... More 

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Mauritius
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

South Africans participated in the great wars and even lost their lives; the ultimate sacrifice. It is good to remember that freedom is always worth fighting for.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

It is so nice to wander around this monument and read all the names and read up on the attraction . It is a good condition and is very accessible

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Port Elizabeth
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

A simple obelisk monument to both King George, and the soldiers from the Port Elizabeth area who fell in various wars.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

I drive by this monument daily and it's so satisfying to see that it is still in such good condition. It is often the meeting place of daily exercise routines for groups that are running and stretching in the area. I really hope that this landmark will stay put and be admired by many more. One of the few monuments... More 

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2012

The Cenotaph stands on the outside of St George's Park in front of the art museums. This War memorial was opened on 10 November 1929. It was built to commemorate the men and women who were killed in the First World War. After the Second World War panels were added.

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