Trooper Charles Cundy & Trooper Vincent Hodgman Print Page
The memorial commemorates Troopers Cundy and Hodgman of E Squadron, 5th Battalion A.C.H. who died at sea on the way home from the South African (Boer) War.
The ceremony of unveiling and dedicating the monument erected by officers and men of Captain Morrisby's contingent to the memory of their comrades, Trooper Cundy and Hodgman, who died returning from South Africa, look place on the 16th inst. The monument is erected in the corner of St George's churchyard, facing Gordon street, and is a neat piece of workmanship. The monument was unveiled by Captain Morrisby during the dedication service.
The Mercury (Hobart), 17th December 1902.
|Address:||Cole Street, Sorell, 7172|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -42.781065|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||11-October-1899|
|Actual Event End Date:||31-May-1902|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 16th December, 1902|
This Stone was erected by the Officers and men of E. Squadron, 5th Battalion A.C.H. in the memory of those who died at sea during the voyage of H.M.T. Drayton Grange from South Africa to AUSTRALIA
TROOPER VINCENT LADE HODGMAN of St. Helens Died Aug 6th 1902 Aged 20 years Buried at St. Helens
TROOPER CHARLES CUNDY of Sorell Died Aug 2 1902 Aged 22 Years Buried at Sea