Mount Gambier Boer War Memorial

Details

Location Corner of Bay Road and Lake Terrace West, Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A two-tier rough-cut granite base supports a stone cut pedestal that is surmounted by four cylindrical pillars supporting a tower. A white marble plaque is affixed to the pedestal; a foundation stone is set in the base top tier. All details are in black.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Face: Plaque:SOUTH AFRICAN WAR MEMORIALERECTEDBY THE PUBLICTO THE MEMORY OF THE MOUNT GAMBIER SOLDIERS WHO FELL IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899-1902

 

UNVEILED BY LIEUT COL F.H.HOWLAND JUNE 13-1906

Foundation stone:

FOUNDATION STONELAID BYHIS WORSHIP THE MAYORDR G C MacDONALDDEC 14TH 1904

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Mount Gambier Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Letters fading

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Names

Showing 2 people of interest from memorial

POWELL, John William

Service number OFFICER
Lieutenant
1st South Australian Mounted Rifles
Australian and Colonial Military Forces - Boer War Contingents
Born 12 Aug 1862

MCGILLIVRAY, James

Service number 419
Regimental Sergeant Major
5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen
Australian and Colonial Military Forces - Boer War Contingents
Born 30 Jan 1851

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