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South African Soldiers Memorial
South African Soldiers Memorial

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

An obelisk with sculptures commemorating all Victorians who served in and who died in the South African War.


Address:Albert & St Kilda Roads, South Melbourne, 3205
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.833406
Long: 144.972259
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:Erwin G. Stevenson Stanley Hammond (sculptor of the lions)


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1924
Front Inscription

In Honour.

Erected by the people of Victoria in memory of the Australians who fell in the South African War 1899 1902 fighting for the unity of the Empire which is our strength and common heritage

Source: MA,VMR
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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