MARCH, SYDNEY *#
- Born: 1876 Died: 1968
English sculptor. Sydney March, an elder brother of VERNON MARCH , made the sculpted figures of 'Death', 'War' and 'Victory' on the memorial in Omagh to the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers who died during the Boer War, which was unveiled in 1904.(1) He also made the bronze statue of a soldier which surmounts the memorial in the grounds of the City Hall, Belfast, to members of the Royal Irish Rifles who died in the same war, which was unveiled on 6? October 1905.() The monument was designed and executed by ELKINGTON & amp; CO. of London.(3)
(2) Marcus Patton, Central Belfast: an historical gazetteer (UAHS, 1993), 115.
(3) Building News 89, 13 Oct 1905, 529.
2 work entries listed in chronological order for MARCH, SYDNEY *#
|Building:||CO. TYRONE, MARKET STREET, ROYAL INNISKILLING FUSILIERS MEMORIAL|
|Nature:||Sculpted figures of 'Death'. 'War', and 'Victory' by SM, cast by Elkington & Co. Memorial unveiled by Duchess of Abercorn, 25 Nov1904.
|Building:||CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DONEGALL SQUARE, CITY HALL, ROYAL IRISH RIFLES MEMORIAL|
|Nature:||Statue of soldier with bayonet surmounting monument.|
|Refs:||Marcus Patton, Central Belfast: an historical gazetteer (UAHS, 1993), 115|