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Location Kings Domain, St Kilda Road & Government House Drive, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Type Monument
Description

Sandstone castle like structure

Built Architect G. De Lacy-Evans; sculptor Joseph Hamilton
Opened 29 May 1904 by Brigadier-General Gordon
Inscription

AD
1903

King and Empire

Plaque:

Erected by members of the 5th Victorian Contingent V.M.R.

In memory of their fallen comrades in South Africa. 1901-2

Left Side Inscription
Casualties

[ Names ]

Back Inscription
Casualties

[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription
CASUALTIES
[Names]

Condition

Good

Names

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CHRISP, John George

Lieutenant
5th Victorian Mounted Rifles
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)

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PALMER, Herbert Appleton

Service number Officer
Lieutenant Colonel
5th Victorian Mounted Rifles
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 1874

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MURPHY, Arthur Edward

Service number Officer
Lieutenant
5th Victorian Mounted Rifles
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)

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JOHNSTON, Alfred Gresham

Service number Officer
Lieutenant
5th Victorian Mounted Rifles
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)

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HARRISON, Henry

Service number 1366
Corporal
5th Victorian Mounted Rifles
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)

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HOULIHAN, John Francis

Service number 1485
Sergeant
5th Victorian Mounted Rifles
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)

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