South African War Honour RollPrint Page
An honour roll commemorates three men from the district who died in service or were killed in action in the South African (Boer) War.
A social was tendered to Mr. W. E Giles in the Institute Hall on the 12th August on the occasion also of the unveiling of the handsome brass tablet in memory of Mintaro fallen soldiers in the South African campaign. The tablet bears the following inscription and hangs in the Institute Hall.
"In memory of the Volunteers from this district who fought and fell in the South African War, 1899-1902.
Corporal Sidney Lansdell, I.B.C., Bethel, 20th May, 1901.
Trooper Oliver E. Fry, 6th W.A., Standerton, 22nd December. 1901.
Trooper A. A. Vickery, I.B.C., Kroonstadt, 18th March. 1902.
Lest we forget."
The funds for the tablet were collected by Mr. Hawkes, of Koonoona, and Messrs. F. H. Weston, G. W. Beer, and G. Montgomery, of Mintaro.
The Advertiser (Adelaide), 15th August 1903
|Address:||Burra Street, Mintaro Community Hall, Mintaro, 5415|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.918037|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Type:||Honour Roll|
|Actual Event STart Date:||11-October-1899|
|Actual Event End Date:||31-May-1902|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 12th August, 1903|
IN MEMORY OF Three Volunteers from this district who fought and fell in the South African War 1899-1902
Corpl. Sidney Lansdell. I.B.C.
BETHEL 22 MAY, 1901.
Tpr. Oliver E. Fry, 6th W.A.
STANDERTON 22 DEC, 1901.
Tpr. A.A. Vickery, I.B.C.
KROONSTAD 18 MARCH 1902
LEST WE FORGET