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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

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Names

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MCGILLIVRAY, James

Service number 419
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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PAGE, Albert Stephen

Service number 48
Trooper
4th South Australian Mounted Contingent
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 25 Mar 1881

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WHITTLE, Clement Cyril George

Service number 236
Trooper
5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 27 Aug 1882

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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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GOODES, Herbert Ernest

Service number 98
Trooper
4th Imperial Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 11 Oct 1875

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MOORE, John Hartley

Service number 179
Trooper
4th Imperial Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 2 Oct 1874

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PROSSER, Herbert Edgar

Service number 80
Trooper
South Australian Imperial Bushmen's Corps
Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion)
Born 19 May 1874

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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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