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Violet Town War Memorial : 21-02-2013
Violet Town War Memorial : 21-02-2013

Photographs supplied by Tim Fitzgerald / Graeme Saunders / Sandra Brown

The drinking fountain was originally erected to commemorate Privates Charles Edwin Williams, and James Edwin White, who were killed in the South African (Boer) War.

In 1999 this monument was re-dedicated by the local Returned Services League to commemorate those who have served in all conflicts.


Address:Cowslip Street, Shire Office, Violet Town, 3669
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.636949
Long: 145.717585
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:11-October-1899
Actual Event End Date:31-May-1902


Front Inscription

Erected by public subscription.

To the memory of Private Edwin Williams 1st Contingent V.M.R. killed at the battle of Pink Hill, Rensburgh, South Africa 12th February 1900.

Pro Deom et Patria 1901

Back Inscription

In memory of Private James Edwin White, 5th contingent M.R. killed in action at Middle Kraal, South Africa 29th MAY 1901. I`no Deo et Patria

Right Side Inscription

Restored & rededicated to the memory of those who served in all wars by the Violet Town R. S. L. 1999

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