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Boer War Declaration of Peace Plaque, Royal British Legion Hall, Onchan

Period: 1902

NGR Easting: 239801

NGR Northing: 478184

Description: In the four corners of this framed declaration are the names of King Edward VII, Queen Alexandra, Rt. Hon. Joseph Chamberlain and Lord Milner, with the inscription reading as follows: "Anglo-Boer War / 1899-1902 / On Sunday morning June 1st 1902, / His Excellency the Honourable Sir / Walter Frances Hely-Hutchinson / G.C.M.G. Governor and Commander-in-Chief / of His Majesty's Colony of the Cape of / Good Hope, received the following message / by cable from the Right Honourable / Joseph Chamberlain, His Majesty's Secre- / tary of State for the Colonies: '1st June 1902 - The representatives / of the Boer forces still in the field have / accepted terms of surrender offered by His / Majesty's government.' "

Boer War.

Information provided by the Isle of Man Government Preservation of War Memorials Committee.
Plaque reported as missing in 2012 after refurbishment at the Royal British Legion Hall.

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Site & Monument Type: plaque

Category: Isle of Man National Inventory of War Memorials

Site ID number: IOM_NIWM_ONC_00005

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