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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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MAY, Bruce Harold

Service number 375
Trooper
5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 20 Aug 1879

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RUST, William

Service number 258
Sergeant
5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 19 Feb 1877

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HORSFALL, Nathaniel

Service number 248
Trooper
5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 1 Jul 1882

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CROFT, Frederick George

Service number 598
Trooper
5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 18 Mar 1882

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MATHEWS, Francis George

Service number 96
Private
1st South Australian Mounted Rifles
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 11 Aug 1881

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MAIN, Harry George

Service number 599
Trooper
6th South Australian Imperial Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 15 Aug 1877

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HUBBE, Samuel Grau

Service number Officer
Captain
3rd South Australian Bushmen's Contingent
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 1 Aug 1848

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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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