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