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A plaque, erected by officers and men of the Victorian Mounted Rifles, commemorates Lieutenant James Charles Roberts who died from a wound received in the Battle of Pink Hill in Rensburg South Africa in 1900.

Church News. A brass tablet was unveiled in Christ Church, Murchison, on Monday afternoon by Lieut.-Colonel M`Leish, "the tribute of the officers of the Victorian Mounted Rifles, the non-commissioned officers, and men, to the memory of Lieutenant J. C. Roberts Rushworth, who died at Rensburg, South Africa, February 13, 1900."
Australasian (Melbourne), 19 December 1903.



Address:Impey & Watson Streets, Christ Church, Murchison, 3610
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.617578
Long: 145.215029
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Actual Event STart Date:12-February-1900
Actual Event End Date:12-February-1900


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 14th December, 1903
Front Inscription

The Tribute Of The Officers Of The
Victorian Mounted Rifles
Non-Commissioned Officers & Men
To The Memory Of 
Lieut. J. C. Roberts Rushworth
Who Died At Rensburg, South Africa,
13th. Feb.1900


Source: MA
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