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Boer War Memorial : 08-June-2013
Boer War Memorial : 08-June-2013

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Arthur Garland

The Boer War Memorial at Charlton was originally a lamp post which was later changed to an obelisk.  it commemorates those who served in the South African (Boer0 War.

Location

Address:High Street, Elliott Gardens, Charlton, 3525
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.267777
Long: 143.34865
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

Front Inscription

Charlton District tribute to the memory of Australian soldiers who gave their lives in the South African War for Queen and Empire 1899 - 1902

Left Side Inscription

In memoriam

Trooper Robt A Watson 5th Victorian Contingent died at Middleburg 6th Dec. 1900 age 33.

Trooper Alfred Bawden Thorneycroft`s Mounted Infantry died at Watervall Bridge Transvaal 10th Aug 1900 Age 27

Source: MA,RSLV, VWHI
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