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Monument is a cast-iron sculpture of a winged woman and boy cherubs mounted on a sandstone block.
The Boer War memorial unveiling, in honour of Private T. Stock who killed in action and Private Sealey who died of enteric fever , took place on Friday 29th May 1903. The H Company Mounted Rifles took part in a torchlight procession headed by a band. The President of the Shire addressed the people and the memorial was unveiled by Mrs Sealey. A candelabra surmounting the memorial was lit by Miss Stock.
|Address:||Henty Road & Russell Street, Bryan Park , Casterton, 3311|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.589853|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||11-October-1899|
|Actual Event End Date:||31-May-1902|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 29th May, 1903|
Erected by the people of this district to the memory of those brave men of Casterton Det. Of H Co V.M.R. who gave up their lives for Queen and Country in South Africa 1900
PTE H. SEALEY DIED AT BLOOMFONTEIN APRIL 30TH 1900
PTE T STOCK killed in action Rensberg Feb 9th 1900