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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.

OFFICIALLY UNVEILED ON ANZAC DAY 25th APRIL 2001 BY JOHN FORREST MP FEDERAL MEMBER FOR MALLEE

CENTENARIES PROJECT COMMITTEE.
MARK S TURVEY, JOANNE J CURNOW, TREVOR M DUFFIN, BRUCE D CLARE

Right Side Inscription

OUR BRAVE VOLUNTEERS WHO ENLISTED AND SERVED FROM SWAN HILL (Names)

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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