The British Empire and its effect on Plymouth


HMS Doris Memorial Gun


Memorial to the seamen from HMS Doris who died during the South African Boer War, 1899-1902. Royal Navy sailors formed 'Naval Brigades', transported large naval guns hundreds of miles inland and fought alongside the Army.The Memorial includes a rare British made machine gun, which was captured from the enemy Boers. It is located at Devonport Park


Empire in Your Backyard: Plymouth Article




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