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Details

Location South Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Type Monuments
Description

A granite boulder with a bronze plaque affixed to the angled top

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 5 January 1986 by BRIGADIER T. F. H. WALKER, COMMANDER 4TH MILITARY DISTRICT
Inscription

Plaque:

SOUTH AUSTRALIANRIFLE ASSOCIATION INC.

THIS PLAQUE MARKS THE SITE OF THE FIRST RIFLERANGE IN THE SOUTH PARK LANDS (CIRCA) 1859-1878 FOR THE PURPOSE OF MILITARY PRACTICETO ENCOURAGE RIFLE SHOOTING NAMELY THE VOLUNTEERS, TO AID AND DEFEND THIS COLONYAT ALL TIMES.

UNVEILED 5TH JANUARY 1986 BYTHE COMMANDER OF THE 4TH MILITARY DISTRICTBRIGADIER T. F. H. WALKER.

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Adelaide City Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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