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25-June-2014
25-June-2014
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A plaque commemorates John James Costelloe who was wounded and died in the Boer War.

John Costelloe who served in the 5th Contingent V.M.R. was wounded at Middle Kraal and died of his injuries at Middleburg Hospital on the 5th July 1901.

Location

Address:8 Elgin Street, Primary Schoool, Dunolly, 3472
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.851599
Long: 143.734145
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:05-July-1901
Actual Event End Date:05-July-1901
Link:http://vhd.heritage.vic.gov.au/vhd/…

Dedication

Front Inscription

Erected to the memory of John James Costelloe

Aged 23 years.

5th Contingent V.M.R.

Wounded at Middle Kraal

Died in Middleburg Hospital South Africa

5th July 1901

For King and Empire

Source: MA,SKP, VWHI
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