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South African War Memorial : 13-May-1902
South African War Memorial : 13-May-1902

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The War Memorial commemorates those who served in the South African (Boer) War.

Monument characteristics :

The monument is a metal lamp on a concrete pedestal. It was re-dedicated on 10-January-1992.

Location

Address:Hare Street, Civic Centre Gardens, Echuca, 3564
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.123575
Long: 144.748523
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 Designer:Messrs W,W. Moore & Sons (Echuca)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 7th June, 1905
Front Inscription

PRESENTED
BY THE RESIDENTS TO THE
BOROUGH COUNCIL
TO COMMEMORATE THE SERVICES

OF OUR CITIZEN SOLDIERS IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR
1899.01
(Names)

Left Side Inscription
[Names] 
Back Inscription

1899 - 1901
SOUTH AFRICAN WAR
MONUMENT REDEDICATION
UNVEILED 10TH JAN. 1992
BY B. C. RUXTON OBE.
STATE PRESIDENT R.S.L.
SACRIFICE SERVICE
     VICTORY

Source: MA,RSLV,VMR,SKP
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