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Boer War Centenary Memorial : 28-December-2010
Boer War Centenary Memorial : 28-December-2010

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A monument commemorates the centenary of the Boer War and all who served in that conflict and the centenary of the Federation of Australia.

Location

Address:McCallum & Campbell Streets, Swan Hill, 3585
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.338611
Long: 143.559167
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 Manufacturer:Kelly Brothers (Swan Hill, VIC)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 25th April, 2001
Front Inscription

Erected to commemorate the centenaries of the Anglo Boer War  South Africa  1899 - 1999

And the Federation of Australia  1901 - 2001

 

Left Side Inscription

To all Australians who served in the South African Anglo Boer War
Oct. 11th 1899 - May 31st 1902.

It is our duty to remember them

Centenaries Memorial
1901 - 2001.

Offically unveiled on ANZAC Day 25th April 2001 by John Forrest MP  Federal Member for Mallee

Centenaries Project Committee
Mark S Turvey,  Joane J Curnow,  Trevor M Duffin,  Bruce D Clare

 

Right Side Inscription

Our brave volunteers who enlisted and served from Swan Hill

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Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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