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25-June-2014
25-June-2014
Photographs supplied by Tim Fitzgerald

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, Dunolly Primary School, 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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