An Historic Scotland Category A Listed Monument

The African War Memorial on the East parapet of North Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland.

The inscription below the monument reads:
In memory of officers, non-commissioned officers and men who whilst serving with the Kings Own Scottish Borderers (The Edinburgh Regiment) gave their lives for their country during the following campaigns:
Afghanistan 1878-80, Egypt 1888-89, Chin Lushai 1889-90, Chitral 1895, Tirah 1892-93, South Africa 1900-02.

The African War Memorial is an Historic Scotland Category A Listed Monument (HB Number 49067).

North Bridge is an Historic Scotland Category A Listed structure (HB Number 30035).

The Old and New Towns of Edinburgh are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Camera: Canon EOS 60D
Lens: Canon EF-S 17-85mm IS USM


Single RAW image Tonemapped in Photomatix Pro 4.0.2.

Related shots can be found at: Edinburgh or Statues.

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  • Kevin Skinner
    Kevin Skinnerover 3 years ago

    Now I wondered why…………! Nice shot!

  • Hehe, cheers Kevin …

    – Tom Gomez

  • RedHillDigital
    RedHillDigitalover 3 years ago

    Hehe, nice one Tom!

  • Cheers Howard …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Barry Norton
    Barry Nortonover 3 years ago

    Lol Tom great shot

  • Cheers Barry …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Christine Smith
    Christine Smithover 3 years ago

    A great capture Tom and interesting information.

  • Thank you Christine …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Finbarr Reilly
    Finbarr Reillyover 3 years ago

    Fabulous shot
    I think I got a shot of that when I was over there but without the head gear LOL

  • Thank you kindly Fino …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganover 3 years ago

    well taken nice title too

  • Thank you so much Tina …

    – Tom Gomez

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47over 3 years ago

    Despite the obvious validity of the title… this is an excellent shot of a splendid monument. However, if you build it, they will come also springs to mind…. Great work, Tom.

  • Thank you dear Sheila …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Barbara Manis
    Barbara Manisover 3 years ago

    Lol, very funny title! Great capture, too!

  • Thank you dear Barbara …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Robin Brown
    Robin Brownover 3 years ago

    Fabulous capture Tom, not a cloud to be seen! How rare is that? :o)

  • Hehe, rare indeed my friend …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellover 3 years ago

    Ha ha , great shot Tom x

  • Thank you dear Irene …

    – Tom Gomez

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