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Herbert John Goodman
Herbert John Goodman

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A monument commemorates Sergeant Herbert John Goodman of the Victorian Bushmen`s Corps killed in South Africa during the Boer War.

After a parade and inspection of F Company Mounted Rifles today by Colonel Price, a memorial erected by public subscription to the memory of Sergeant Herbert Goodman, killed in action in South Africa, was unveiled by Colonel Price in the presence of a large gathering. The memorial consists of a granite obelisk, on a bluestone foundation, the work being carried out by Mr. T. Hawker, of South Melbourne. 
Age (Melbourne), 11 October 1901.

Location

Address:High Street, Mansfield, 3722
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.052307
Long: 146.089622
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:22-July-1900
Actual Event End Date:22-July-1900
Monument Manufacturer:T. Hawker (South Melbourne)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 10th October, 1901
Front Inscription

THIS OBELISK
Was Erected By A Few Admirers
To The Memory Of
HERBERT JOHN GOODMAN,
Sergeant Victorian Bushmen
Corps, Killed In Action At Kosteo
River, South Africa 22 July 1900
Whilst Honorably Upholding The
Prestige Of Queen And Empire.
"No Surrender"

Source: MA,RSLV,VMR,SKP
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