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Location North Terrace / King William St, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Type Monuments
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.

 

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Bronze wreath and ribbandsIN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL

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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

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Names

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LANSDELL (LANDSDALE), Sidney

Service number 74
Trooper
4th Imperial Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 1880

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HAMILTON, James

Service number 358
Sergeant
Fifth and Sixth Imperial Contingents
South Australia
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born Apr 1879

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PROSSER, Herbert Edgar

Service number 80
Trooper
4th Imperial Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 19 May 1874

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MARSHALL, Albert Edward Charles

Service number 535
Trooper
Born 9 Sep 1880

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TOLL, John Tressilian

Service number Officer
Captain
1st South Australian Mounted Contingent
South Australian Military Forces
Born Oct 1849

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GLUYAS, John Edgar

Service number 289
Trooper
5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 13 Aug 1881

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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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MCGILLIVRAY, James

Service number 9
Regimental Sergeant Major
5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 30 Jan 1851

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