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13-August-2019
13-August-2019

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

The polished wooden plaque commemorates West Maitland District volunteers who served in the South African (Boer) War.

The plaque was originally placed under two rifles of the era, one of which is believed to have belong to Trooper Fred Avard, who lost his life in the conflict.  
 

Location

Address:281-283 High Street, Maitland Town Hall, Maitland, 2320
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.737187
Long: 151.560649
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:31-May-1902

Dedication

Front Inscription

Presented to the West Maitland Borough Council by the Imperial Government

In commemoration of valuable service rendered in South Africa 1899-1901 by volunteers from West Maitland District.

Source: SKP,NRWM, MA
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