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The Union Jack Ensign was presented to the 17th Light Horse Regiment in 1904 for services rendered during the Boer War and were placed in St James Church in 1925. The colours were restored and rededicated in 2001.

Location

Address:Kilmarnock Terrace & Irvine Street, St James the Great Anglican Church, Jamestown, 5491
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.208096
Long: 138.605063
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Flag
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Boer
Actual Event STart Date:1914-08-04
Actual Event End Date:1919-06-28

Dedication

Front Inscription

The King`s Colours were presented to the 17th Light Horse Regiment in 1904 for services rendered during the Boer War and were laid up in St James Church on Sunday June 7, 1925.

The Colours were restored with a Federal Government Their Service-Our Heritage grant And dedicated on Sunday June 17, 2001, By The Rt Reverend Garry Weatherill Sixth Bishop of Willochra

Source: TOH
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