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Camperdown Boer War Memorial
Camperdown Boer War Memorial

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Peter F Williams

The monument consists of a marble-mounted rifleman on a granite base and pedestal and was modeled on the first local soldier to die in the conflict.   It commemorates two local residents who died in this conflict.

Location

Address:Manifold Street, Camperdown, 3260
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.232115
Long: 143.146528
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
Monument Manufacturer:WOOLES & CARPENTER

Dedication

Front Inscription

Erected by the residents of Camperdown and district to the memory of the soldiers of the Empire who fell in the South African War 1899-1902

Left Side Inscription

      Pte. ARTHUR JONES

    V.M.R. 1st CONTINGENT

DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE KROONSTADT

     OCTOBER 24th 1900

      AGED 22 YEARS

Right Side Inscription

     Tpr. JOHN L. LAURENCE

        5th CONTINGENT

KILLED IN ACTION, SCHURREBERG STOEK

       AUGUST 23rd 1901

      AGED 20 YEARS.

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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