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The plaque commemorates Ernest James Rowe who was killed in action during the South African (Boer) War.

The plaque was originally unveiled in the Yielima Wesleyan Church and unveiled in 1902. The plaque was later relocated to the Yalca North Uniting Church at a later date. The church was destroyed by a storm in 2015 and the plaque is now located at the Yalca Hall. 

Note: As at September 2018, the Yalca Hall has been sold and the whereabouts of the plaque is unknown. 

 

Location

Address:Murray Valley Highway, Yalca Hall, Yalca, 3637
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.928062
Long: 145.235581
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:12-December-1901
Actual Event End Date:12-December-1901
Link: http://vhd.heritage.vic.gov.au/vhd…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 18th May, 1902
Front Inscription

To The Memory Of
ERNEST JAMES ROWE
A Member Of The Yielima Rifle Club,
Who Was Killed In Action At Wilmansrust,
South Africa, On June 12th 1901,
Whilst Serving In The Fifth Victorian
Contingent. Aged 23 Years.
`Faithful Unto Death`
Erected By His Comrades & Friends.

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP, RHSV,VWHI
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