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Location North Terrace / King William St, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A life size bronze statue of a mounted trooper reining in his horse mounted on a 3.6. metre high red Murray Bridge granite pedestal. On each face of the pedestal are bronze plaques made from gun plates.

 

Built Designed and sculptured by Captain Adrian Jones M.V.O. Mason; W. Laycock. Bronze plates and ribbands supplied by A.W. Dobbie and Co. Architects, Garlick, Sibley and Wooldridge
Opened 6 June 1904 by Sir George Ruthven Le Hune. K.C.M.G
Inscription

Face:

Bronze wreath and ribands

IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL

 

Left:

SOUTH AFRICAN WAR

1899-1902

THIS TABLET RECORDS THE DESPATCH

ON MARCH 7. 1900 OF THE"SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BUSHMEN'S CORPS."THE COST OF EQUIPMENT, AND OF THE PARTIALMAINTENANCE OF THE CORPS IN THE FIELD FOR OVER TWELVEMONTHS WAS DEFRAYED BY PRIVATE SUBSCRIPTION.THIS FORCE CONSISTED OF 100 OFFICERS AND MEN, AND WAS THE THIRD OF NINE CONTINGENTSNUMBERING IN ALL 1531 MEN SENT FROM SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

 

Back:

Bronze wreath and ribbandsIN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL

Right

ERECTEDBYTHE PEOPLE OF SOUTH AUSTRALIATO COMMEMORATE THE VALOUROF THE CITIZEN SOLDIERS OF THE STATEWHO FOUGHT IN THESOUTH AFRICAN WAR1899-1902UNVEILED BY HIS EXCELLENCYSIR GEORGE RUTHVEN LE HUNTE. K.C.M.G. JUNE 6TH 1904

 

 

 

 

 

 

Condition

Good

Maintained by Adelaide City Council

View Tributes of Honour Description

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

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MARSDEN, Thomas Bradshaw

Service number 13
Private
2nd South Australian Mounted Contingent
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 21 Jan 1878

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MAY, Bruce Harold

Service number 375
Trooper
South Australian Imperial Bushmen's Corps
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 20 Aug 1879

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MARSHALL, Albert Edward Charles

Service number 535
Trooper
6th South Australian Imperial Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 9 Sep 1880

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CURRIE, Walter Buchannan

Service number 34
Corporal
3rd South Australian Bushmen's Contingent
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 17 May 1870

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HAMP, Richard Frank

Service number 512
Lance Corporal
5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 14 Jun 1882

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MARSHALL, Edward Sherman

Service number 94
Trooper
2nd South Australian Contingent Mounted Rifles
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 10 Sep 1879

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HIPWELL, Malcolm George Patrick

Service number OFFICER
Captain
5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 2 Mar 1862

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BARRON, Robert Thomas

Service number 647
Lance Corporal
6th South Australian Imperial Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 17 Nov 1854

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