South African Campaign
N 44° 38.621 W 063° 34.884
The South African Campaign Commemorative Fountain, containing a statue of a soldier from the Second Boer War, is located in the Public Gardens in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
An elaborate fountain was commissioned by the commissioners of the beautiful Public Gardens in Halifax to commemorate the citizens of Halifax who served during the South African Campaign of 1899-1902 (the Second Boer War). At the top of the fountain a soldier in period uniform stands holding a rifle with both hands at waist level. A large plaque above the bottom of the fountain is inscribed:
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