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Location Queens Domain, Liverpool & Aberdeen Streets, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A bronze statue of a colonial soldier standing on a sandstone column. The soldier holds binoculars and has a rifle slung over the left shoulder with the barrel pointing down. Surrounded by wrought iron fence

Built Benjamin Sheppard (Designer)
Opened 4 July 1901
Inscription

In memoriam

In memory of Tasmanian soldiers who died in the South African War.
1899 - 1902.

[ Names ]

This memorial stone was laid by H. R. H. the Duke of Cornwall and York on the 4th July, 1901

Left Side Inscription
In memoriam

Back Inscription
In memoriam

Tasmanian contingents.
Numbers, names of Commanding Officers and dates of departure.

1st Tasmanian Contingent : 80.
Capt. C. St Clair Cameron. 27th Oct 1899

Draft for 1st Contingent : 47
Capt. A. H. Riccall. 18th Jan. 1900

Tasmanian Bushmen : 53
Lt. Col E. T. Wallack. 5th Mar. 1900

1st Tasmanian Imperial Contingent : 122
Capt. R. C. Lewis. 26th Apr 1900

2nd Tasmanian Imperial Contingent : 254
Lt. Col. E. T. Watchorn. 27th Mar. 1901

"E" Company 1st Battalion A.C.H. : 122
Capt. A. W. B. Perceval. 16th Feb 1902.

"E" Company 3rd Battalion A.C.H. : 121
Capt. A. Morrisby. 8th Apr. 1902.

"C" Squadron 8th Battalion A.C.H. : 120
Capt. K. A. Ogilvy. 21st May. 1902.

Right Side Inscription
In memoriam

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

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WADLEY, William Isaac

Service number 114
Trooper
Born 18 Dec 1877

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BUTTON, Alfred

Service number 30
Private
Born 20 Nov 1877

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CUNDY, Charles

Service number 2065
Private

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LYNE, Douglas Morton

Service number 193
Staff Sergeant
2nd Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 26 May 1877

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BARKER, Thomas William

Service number 56
Private
1st Tasmanian Mounted Infantry Contingent
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 28 Jun 1874

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HUTTLEY, Leonard Percy

Service number 172
Private
2nd Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 12 Aug 1879

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SALE, Arthur Arnold

Service number OFFICER
Second Lieutenant
1st Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)

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GILHAM, Atherly

Service number 50
Private

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