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09-March-2015
09-March-2015
Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams
A brass tablet commemorates Captain W.J.S. Rundle who died of wounds received in action at Karre Bosch, Cape Colony during the South African (Boer) War. 

There was a large congregation at St John`s Church, Darlinghurst, yesterday morning, when a " memorial tablet " was unveiled to the memory of the late Captain W. J. S. Rundle, 6th Dragoon Guards (late Adjutant of Brabants Horse). The ceremony was performed by the Bishop of Gippsland. The memorial tablet which was erected on the northern wall of the church, is of burnished brass. The deceased officer's sword was laid on the tablet. 
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW),  2 July 1902.

Location

Address:120 Darlinghurst Rd, St John`s Anglican Church, Darlinghurst, 2010
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.877198
Long: 151.221097
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:30-July-1901
Actual Event End Date:30-July-1901

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 1st July, 1902
Front Inscription

BH

IN MEMORY OF  CAPTAIN W. J. S. RUNDLE. D.S.O 

BRABANTS HORSE AND 6th DRAGOON GUARDS CARABINIERS 

DIED FROM WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION AT KARREE BOSCH, CAPE COLONY. ON THE 30th JULY 1901. 
AGED 25 YEARS. 

ERECTED BY HIS PARENTS AND BROTHER OFFICERS 

 

Source: MA
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