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Quarter Master Sergeant Frank Edward Morrisby
Quarter Master Sergeant Frank Edward Morrisby

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A monument commemorates Frank Edward Morrisby who died on active service in the South African War.   Morrisby died after being kicked by a horse a few days after peace was declared.

Lieut.-Col. Cameron unveiled on November 11, at Bellerive, a memorial, erected to the memory of Quarter-master Frank Morrisby, who died in South Africa while on active service.
The West Australian ( Perth), 13th November 1903

Location

Address:Cambridge Road & Queen Street, Bellerive, 7018
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.87493
Long: 147.366594
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:25-June-1902
Actual Event End Date:25-June-1902
Monument Designer:Charles Watson
Monument Manufacturer:Richard Brown (Bellerive, TAS)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 11th November, 1903
Front Inscription

In memory of Quarter Master Sergeant Frank Edward Morrisby 1st Batt E Company 1st Australian Commonwealth Contingent (formerly Trooper 1st Tasmanian Contingent)

Born 10th March 1874

Died on active service 25th June 1902 at Klerksdorp Transvaal South Africa

Back Inscription

NOT FOR SELF
BUT EMPIRE

Source: MA
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