Boer War Memorial - Echuca - VIC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SamWalkers
S 36° 07.416 E 144° 44.917
55H E 297389 N 5999994
Quick Description: South African War Monument. To commemorate the services of the Citizen Soldiers,
Location: Victoria, Australia
Date Posted: 10/12/2010 3:27:20 AM
Waymark Code: WM9XP6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Pensive Travellers
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Long Description:
 

The memorial is a lamp on pedestal. It is located at Hare Street & Murray Esplanade.
It is amongst several memorials from other conflicts.

The first Plaque reads:

 
     
 
 

 

PRESENTED

BY THE RESIDENTS TO THE

BOROUGH COUNCIL

TO COMMEMORATE THE SERVICES

OF OUR CITIZEN SOLDIERS

IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR

1899. 01.

 

 
 
     
 

There are 28 names on the memorial:

  CAPT C. J. WILSON  
  SERGT J. H. RULE
H. A. KERANS
W. K. GRADY
 
  CORPL R. Mc.CROUTHER
T. PITT
 
  PTE E. KERANS
C. T. EARNSHAW
 
  Q.M.S. E. EARNSHAW  
  TROOP R. JORDAN
D. JORDAN
 
 
-•oOo•-
 
  TROOP G. HOWELL
J. P. TONER
R. SMITH
E. A. PHILP
J. M. DAVEY
D. McPHERSON
B. ROFE
A. TULLOCH
R. C. BELL
W . H. WALLIS
J. M. WHIDBURN
J. C. CHANTER
A. FORTESCUE
 
 
-•oOo•-
 
    W. H. TURNER
W. PARR
W. COLLINS
W. J. LAWTON
 

The rededication reads:

1899 - 1901
SOUTH AFRICAN WAR
MONUMENT REDEDICATION
UNVEILED 10TH JAN. 1992
BY B. C. RUXTON OBE
STATE PRESIDENT R.S.L.

SACRIFICE SERVICE

VICTORY

 
     
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