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The fountain commemorates soldiers who died in service or were killed in action in the South African (Boer) War.

Through the action of the New Norfolk War Memorial. Committee, the monumental fountain, erected to the memory of soldiers who fell in the Boer War, has been moved and re-erected in the New Norfolk Municipal Reserve. Last year, a report was published in "The Mercury" directing attention to the neglected state of the memorial, erected by public subscription at the corner of High and Stephens streets soon after the Boer War.
The Mercury (Hobart), 9th March 1938.


Address:Circle Street, New Norfolk Municipal Reserve, New Norfolk, 7140
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.781637
Long: 147.061285
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Fountain
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:11-October-1899
Actual Event End Date:31-May-1902


Front Inscription

1899 - 1902

South African War Memorial

Names of those who served on active service

Lest We Forget

[ Names ]

Note : the “Tasmanian War Memorials Data Base” , compiled by Fred Thornett which is located at the State Library of Tasmania, contains a comprehensive listing of the names on this monument.


Source: MA,SKP,TWM
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