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03-July-2015
03-July-2015

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A marble plaque commemorates Private Sam Oliver who was killed in action at Rustenderg in 1900 during the South African (Boer) War.

Adjacent to the plaque is a framed hand-written letter which describes his death.

Location

Address:181 Milawa - Bobinawarrah Road, Milawa Hall, Milawa, 3678
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.448362
Long: 146.431777
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:22-July-1900
Actual Event End Date:22-July-1900

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:April-1901
Front Inscription

To The Memory Of
PRIVATE SAM.OLIVER
Member Of The Victorian Bushman`s Corps
Who Was Killed While Fighting
For Queen And Empire At Rustenberg  
South Africa  July 22nd 1900.

 

Source: MA
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