Private Alexander Eagleton (The Alexander Gates)Print Page
The Alexander Gates were erected to the memory of Private Alexander William Eagleton who was killed in action in the South African (Boer) War. They were officially opened by the Honourable W. Bennett, member for the district.
DUNGOG, Tuesday. A memorial gates and a tablet in the Clarence Town park, erected to the memory of the late Trooper Alexander Eagleton, who was shot in South Africa, were officially opened yesterday by the Hon W. Bennett, member for the district.
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW), 10 December 1902.
|Address:||Queen Street, Recreational Grounds, Clarence Town, 2321|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -32.587666|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-January-1902|
|Actual Event End Date:||04-January-1902|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Monday 8th December, 1902|
The Alexander Gates
Erected By The Public Of Clarence Town And District To the memory of Private Alexander William Eagleton,
Killed In Battle At Onverwacht, South Africa
4th Jan 1902
Aged 22 Years.
Africa`s Sun Shines On His Grave,
Africa`s Dews Rest On The Sod,
His Life For Freedom`s Cause He Gave
His Soul Now Rests In Peace With God.