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Location Parramatta Park, Railway Parade and Long Ave, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial
Description

The memorial, which occupies a prominent position near the site of the observatory obelisk, which marks the
position of the first observatory in Australia, is of the Grecian Doric of architecture. Four noble columns support a pedestal, on which is to be placed a pom-pom from South Africa, in the centre of the four columns is a structure with four marble slabs, on which are inscribed the names of the fallen soldiers. This is surmounted by a broken column.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 23 April 1904 by Colonel Burns
Inscription

Parramatta and District Soldiers Memorial

[ Names ]

Left Side Inscription
[ Names ]
Back Inscription
[ Names ]
Right Side Inscription
[ Names ]

Condition

Good

Names

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RAWE, George

Service number 380
Private
1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 1866

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KELLY, John Joseph

Service number 417
Private
Army Medical Corps Contingent (NSW)
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)

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DRINKWATER, Harold

Service number 287
Trooper
New South Wales Citizen Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 1878

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KILPATRICK, Frederick Isaac

Service number 755
Corporal
New South Wales Lancers
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born Apr 1873

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HILL, Leslie Charles

Service number 56
Private
1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)

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HARKUS, Rowland Edward

Service number 67
Corporal
New South Wales Lancers
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 17 Jul 1869

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