Ballarat Boer War Memorial (Queen Victoria Square)

Details

Location Sturt Street [Between - Armstrong St (Sth), & Lydiard St (Sth)], Ballarat, Central Highlands - Victoria, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Bronze statue of soldiers on horse.

Built 1st November 1906
Opened by his Excellency: 1st Baron Northcote - Henry Stafford Northcote (GCMG, GCIE, CB, PC) 3rd Governor General of Australia. Url Link: http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/northcote-henry-stafford-7861
Inscription

Front Bronze Panel: In honour of Australian soldiers who fought in South Africa, 1899 - 1902.

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

HARRISON, Henry

Service number 1366
Corporal
5th Victorian Mounted Rifles
Australian and Colonial Military Forces - Boer War Contingents
Born 27 Mar 1876

WILLSON, Albert Herbert

Service number 74
Private
1st Victorian Mounted Rifles
Australian and Colonial Military Forces - Boer War Contingents
Born 1876

WALTON, John Nathaniel

Service number 275
Quartermaster Sergeant
New South Wales Citizen Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces - Boer War Contingents
Born 3 Dec 1858

ROSS, Alexander

Service number 4
Corporal
1st Victorian Mounted Rifles
Australian and Colonial Military Forces - Boer War Contingents
Born 25 Aug 1879

BUTTON, George Rowland

Service number 1691
Private
Born 1876

GOUDIE, Laurence James Watt

Service number 1430
Private
5th Victorian Mounted Rifles
Australian and Colonial Military Forces - Boer War Contingents
Born 18 Apr 1878

THORNTON, Rupert Melbourne

Service number 1602
Sergeant
5th Victorian Mounted Rifles
Australian and Colonial Military Forces - Boer War Contingents
Born 3 Jun 1877

MCCORKELL, John

Service number 727
Private
5th Victorian Mounted Rifles
Australian and Colonial Military Forces - Boer War Contingents
Born 17 Jun 1880