Violet Town War MemorialPrint Page
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|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||11-October-1899|
|Actual Event End Date:||31-May-1902|
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
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
Restored & rededicated to the memory of those who served in all wars by the Violet Town R. S. L. 1999