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Trooper John Kiley : 10-July-2011
Trooper John Kiley : 10-July-2011

Photographs supplied by Roger Johnson / Arthur Garland

The memorial was originally erected to commemorate Trooper John Kiley of the Victorian Battalion Imperial Bushmen who died of enteric fever in the South African (Boer) War and was unveiled on the 16th May 1902.

It now contains plaques dedicated to those who have served in all conflicts. Pavers at the base of the memorial give a detailed history of the Boer War. 

The unveiling of the monument erected at Sea Lake to the memory oí Trooper John Kiley, who died in South Africa of enteric fever, took place on Friday. Trooper Kiley was one of the Imperial Bushmen's Contingent.
The Argus (Melbourne), 20 May 1902. 

Location

Address:Best & Horace Streets, Sea Lake , 3533
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.504127
Long: 142.849377
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Manufacturer:Wilson & Co (Bendigo, VIC)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 16th May, 1902
Front Inscription

      South
     African
   War Tribute
      I . H . S

To The Memory Of
TROOPER JOHN KILEY
 
D. Squadron, Victorian 
Battalion Imperial Bushmen
 
(Late Of Boigbeat)
Died Of Enteric Fever At 
Marrandellas, South Africa 
13th October 1900 
   Aged 30 Years.

Erected By Patriotic Residents
                   Of 

Berriwillock, Boigbeat And Sea Lake

Plaque : 

Australia Remembers
1945 - 1995

In Honour Of 
The Men & Women Who Served 
Australia In Time Of Conflict 
During World War II
Lest We Forget

Back Inscription

Men From Sea Lake
And District
Who Served In
South Africa
In The Boer War

[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription

Plaque :

To The Memory Of
All Who Served In

Korea
Malaya
Borneo
Vietnam

Plaque :

KOREAN WAR
1950 - 1953 Active Service
1953 - 1956 Peacekeeping

Source: MA,SKP,VWHI
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