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South African War Memorial : 29-April-2011
South African War Memorial : 29-April-2011

Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans

The monument commemorates those who died in service or were killed in action during the South African (Boer) War.  In addition to the names of the soldiers, there are two marble insets showing crossed swords and helmet.

The helmet bears a plate of the New South Wales Military Forces. The other has crossed rifles with bugle underneath. On the butt of one of the rifles the number can be clearly seen " 10 N.S.W. ".

Monument Characteristics :

A sandstone obelisk

Location

Address:Lachlan Street, Memorial Park, Condobolin, 2877
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.090389
Long: 147.148528
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Boer
Actual Event STart Date:11-October-1899
Actual Event End Date:31-May-1902

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 7th August, 1903
Front Inscription

In memory of soldiers of Condobolin and District who lost their lives in the service of the Empire, in South Africa 1899 - 1902.

This monument was erected as a tribute of respect by the residents of the District.

Back Inscription

In memory of 

Lieut. Robert White

Sergt. George W. Davidson

Trooper John Wardell

Trooper Robert Cameron

Source: MA,SKP,NRWM
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