Forbes Boer War Memorial

Details

Location Victoria Park, Court & Harold Streets, Forbes, New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial
Description

The pedestal and cap are of Borenore marble, and the imperial rouge shaft is of Carrara marble, surmounted with a lamp of burnished copper. The total cost of the memorial was £140.

Built Designed by Mr. J. H. Bates
Opened 19 December 1904 by Colonol Waddell, Commandant of New South Wales
Inscription

Names of soldiers who left Forbes for South Africa and lost their lives during the British-Boer War

1899 - 1902

[ Names ]

Back Inscription
Erected by the residents of Forbes

In memory of the soldiers from this District who fought and fell for the Empire in South Africa during the British-Boer War

1899-1902

Condition

Good

Names

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CHESHER, Edward Brown

Service number 333
Lance Corporal
New South Wales Citizen Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces - Boer War Contingents
Born 1 Jan 1879

WADDELL, John

Service number 327
Trooper
New South Wales Citizen Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces - Boer War Contingents
Born 1872

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