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

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BETTS, Henry Allwright

Service number 12
Lance Corporal
1st Tasmanian Mounted Infantry Contingent
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 23 Jan 1878

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HODGMAN, Vincent Lade

Service number 2026
Private
3rd Battalion
Australian Commonwealth Horse
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 13 Jan 1882

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MORRISBY, Frank Edward

Service number 1184
Company Quartermaster Sergeant
1st Tasmanian Mounted Infantry Contingent
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 10 Mar 1874

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GALVIN, Thomas Joseph

Service number 96
Private
1st Tasmanian Mounted Infantry Contingent
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 30 Jun 1870

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LETTE, Louis Frances John

Service number 81
Trooper
1st Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 1871

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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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