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Photographs supplied by Mary Beaven

The plaque, mounted on a concrete plinth, commemorates the centenary of the South African (Boer) War which occurred from 1899 to 1902.

 

Location

Address:North Parade, North Parade Wharf, Port Adelaide, 5015
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.843381
Long: 138.502152
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Boer
Actual Event STart Date:11-October-1899
Actual Event End Date:11-October-1999

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 30th October, 1999
Front Inscription

Centenary of the Anglo-Boer War 1899 - 1902

Adjacent to this wharf, the first contingent of the South Australian Infantry (SAI) boarded the `PS Yatala` for transfer and embarkation on the troopship `Medic`.

The contingent sailed for the war in South Africa on 31st October 1899.

Unveiled by Cdre J. H. McCaffrie, CSM, RAN on 30th October 1999

Source: MA
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