People interested in history in Port Elizabeth should know the war memorials around St Georges Park. The Cenotaph, the Prince Alfred Guard Memorial and the bronze plaque where the South African Heavy Artillery Memorial used to be. Not many people know though that there is a fourth war memorial in the park. Right behind the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Gallery is a plaque with a small hedge in the form of a cross. Unfortunately the one side of the cross has died a bit and is in need of some green finger restoration. The plaque at the foot of the cross reads:
In memory of all those South African men and women who lost their lives in the various wars. Not for themselves but for others.