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Location McCabe Park, Church Street, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Sandstone memorial to South African Campaign Trooper Frank Andrews, complete with drinking fountain and dedicatory plaque. Crossed rifles with laurel sprays decorate the top of the memorial. The once present shell casings adorning the top of the have all disappeared.

The memorial was originally located at the corner of Crown and Kembla Streets, Wollongong, near to the Wollongong Town Hall. It was unveiled on 2 June 1902 at a cost of forty pounds, and is made from local sandstone. The stone mason was Frederick William Rose of Wollongong.

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Inscription

Erected by the citizens
to commemorate the death of
Trooper Frank Andrews
who was killed in action at
Ottoshoop, S. Africa,
27th August 1900
aged 20 years
A volunteer with the
1st Imperial Bushmen

Condition

Good

Names

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ANDREWS, Frank

Service number 1405
Private
Born 1880

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