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Location Central Park, Oxley & Richard Streets, Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Good

The memorial has been expanded to include five pillars which were unveiled in 1984 to commemorate other conflicts in which Australia has been involved. The Boer War plaques were placed on the memorial on Anzac Day 1998.

Additional features honour serviceman from the RAAF and the Women's services. Memorial gates are at the entrance to the park and lead to the war memorial.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 25 May 1924 by Brigadier General Cox
Inscription

Plaque:
BOER WAR 1898 -1902
(Names)
Plaque:
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
OUR BRAVE BOYS WHO PAID THE SUPREME
SACRIFICE IN SERVING THEIR KING AND COUNTRY
DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918.
Plaque:
DIED
(Names)

(Front Pillar)
ROLL OF HONOUR
LEST WE FORGET
THE FIVE PILLARS SURROUNDING THIS MEMORIAL WERE ERECTED IN EVERLASTING MEMORY OF THOSE CITIZENS OF BOURKE AND DISTRICT WHO SERVED THEIR SOVEREIGN AND COUNTRY IN WW11. KOREA AND VIETNAM.
And Were Unveiled By
HIS EXCELLENCY
AIR MARSHAL SIR JAMES ROWLAND
K.B.E., D.F.C., A.F.C., K.St.J.
GOVERNOR OF NEW SOUTH WALES
ON 2nd November, 1984.
Plaque:
The Central Pillar Was Erected In Dedication To
All Who Served During
1914-1918 War
And Was Unveiled By
Brigadier General C.F. Cox
25 May 1924
.............................
The Plaques recording Those Who Served During
The Boer War 1898 -1902 From The Bourke District
Were Place On Anzac Day 1998

Jointly Sponsored By The Department Of
Veteran Affairs And The Council Of
The Shire Of Bourke
Plaque:
REMEMBRANCE
This Plaque Was Placed To
Commemorate The Seventy Fifth
Anniversary Of The
Anzac Landing At Gallipoli
25th April 1990

Left Side Inscription
Plaque:
BOER WAR 1898 -1902
(Names)
Plaque:
ROLL OF HONOR
(Names)
Back Inscription
Plaque:
BOER WAR 1898 -1902
(Names)
Plaque:
ROLL OF HONOR
(Names)
Plaque:
​(Names)
ENLISTED FROM BYROCK
(Names)
Right Side Inscription
Plaque:
BOER WAR 1898 -1902
(Names)
Plaque:
ROLL OF HONOR
(Names)

Condition

Good

Names

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MCQUARRIE, John

Service number 5858
Lance Corporal
17th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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HARDING AKA DONNELLY, Stewart Ottery aka John

Service number 213
Private
19th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1 Jan 1890

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MORANT, Henry Harbord

Service number 37
Lieutenant
Bushveldt Carbineers (BVC)
British Forces (All Conflicts)
Born 9 Dec 1864

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ANDERSON, John

Service number 1782
Private
4th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 9 Nov 1894

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MCBRIDE, Neil Hamilton

Service number 2367
Trooper
3 Battalion Imperial Camel Corps
AIF WW1
Born 12 Oct 1892

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