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Hamilton Boer War Memorial
Hamilton Boer War Memorial

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

A monument commemorates the six local men who died in the conflict. The red granite obelisk is mounted on an inscribed white marble pedestal, set on a rusticated dark stone base, with a stone post and chain surround.


Address:Brown & Shakespeare Streets, Civic Centre, Hamilton, 3300
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.744167
Long: 142.021389
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:Wool. F. S. & Carpenter Warrnambool (VIC)


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1900
Front Inscription

Erected by the residents of this district to the memory of those brave men of H. Co V. M. R. who gave up their lives for Queen & country in South Africa 1900

Lieut R.S. R.S. Bree, died at Bloemfontein May 26th 1900.

Pte T. Stock, Killed in action at Rensburg February 9th 1900.

Left Side Inscription

And of Pte F. M. (Frank) Meagher died 23rd July 1903 from wounds received at Pink Hill S. Africa on 12th February 1900

Back Inscription

And of Pte F. Suttie killed in Action at Basters Nek February 1-th 1900.

Pte H. Sealey died at Bloemfontein April 30th 1900. {te D. Ross died at Noradjuha, Vic. After returning from S. Africa November 15th 1900.

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