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04-January-2015
04-January-2015

Photographs supplied by Russell Byers / John Huth

A stained glass window commemorates officers, non-commissioned officers and men of the 2nd Regiment New South Wales Mounted Rifles who were killed in action or died in the South African (Boer) War.

On Sunday next, November 8, Sir Harry Rawson will, at St. James' Church, unveil the memorial window presented by the officers and men of the 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles in memory of their comrades who were killed in action or lost their lives during the South African war. The ceremony will be performed at 3.30 p.m. Upon the conclusion of the service the contingent will march to the Federal Government House grounds, where the Governor will present the South African war medal to the officers and men of the regiment.
Evening News (Sydney),  2 November 1903.

Location

Address:173 King Street, St. James Anglican Church, St Michael Window, Sydney, 2000
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.869486
Long: 151.211172
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Window
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:Sunday 8th November, 1903
Front Inscription

Window :

Fight The Good Fight Of Faith

S. MICHAEL

To The Glory Of God And In Memory Of The Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers And Men Of The 2nd Regiment New South Wales Mounted Rifles Who Were Killed In Action Or Died In The South African War 1901-1902. Erected By The Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers And Men Of The Regiment As A Mark Of Their Esteem To Their Late Comrades.

Plaque below window :

2nd Regiment N.S.W. Mounted Rifles 
        R.I.P 

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Source: MA,SJ
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