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Moorabbin Boer War Memorial : 19-September-2012
Moorabbin Boer War Memorial : 19-September-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The Moorabbin Boer War Memorial was originally a fountain erected by public subscription and unveiled by the Premier, Mr Bent, on the 7th May 1904. It  honoured the men from Moorabbin Shire who saw active service in the Boer War. The memorial was designed and erected by Mr Wilson of Surrey Hills. It originally stood in Cheltenham Park but was relocated in 1999 to the rear of the Cheltenham RSL.



Address:Centre Dandenong Road, Memorial Precinct, Cheltenham Moorabbin RSL , Cheltenham, 3192
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.968847
Long: 145.089432
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:11-October-1899
Actual Event End Date:31-May-1902
Monument Designer:Mr Wilson


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 7th May, 1904
Front Inscription

In memoriam  

Trooper W. Christie died at Rustenburg 1900

F. Clay killed in action at Elandschock 1901

J Collins Killed in action at Wilmansrust 1901

F.Fisher died 

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Lest we forget

Erected by the residents of Moorabbin to perpetuate the noble deeds of our Moorabbin boys whose names are inscribed hereon who volunteered and fought for the Empire in the South African War 1899-1902

Left Side Inscription

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Back Inscription

Unveiled by the Hon. T. Bent Premier on the 7th May 1904 

Right Side Inscription

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