Rifle Brigade Memorial Seat; Mr Dix; 1938
Rifle Brigade Memorial SeatAbout this object
Located at the junction of Virginia Road and Great North Road, the memorial is made of shellrock and intended to honour the New Zealand Rifle Brigade's actions during the First World War.
The idea for the memorial seat came from Mr Henry Keesing and at the time it was built, was the only memorial to the Rifle Brigade in New Zealand. It was unveiled by Brigadier General A C Stewart who commanded the 2nd Battalion of the Brigade.
1938Medium and Materials
Shellrock and bronzeMeasurements
1800 x 4000 x 1300Subject and Association Keywords
Whanganui District Plan: Class A.Object Type
This object is from
Include tags such as place names, people, dates, events and colours. Use commas to separate multiple tags. e.g. Pablo Picasso, Madrid, red, 1930s.
eHive copyright disclaimer
It is the responsibility of the eHive Account Holder to gain copyright clearance for any images or content published on eHive. If you are concerned about the copyright status for any content in eHive or would like more information on using or ordering copies of content, please contact the Account Holder of that content. For further information see our Copyright Claims page.