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Sergeant Neil Grant
Sergeant Neil Grant
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A plaque commemorates Sergeant Neil Grant who died at Rensburg, South Africa during the Boer War.

A service in memory of the late Sergeant Neil Grant, of the Victorian Mounted Rifles, who during the recent war in South Africa was killed in action at Rensburg, was held on Sunday at St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Sturt street. There was a large congregation and the Rev. T. R. Cairns who officiated took for his subject, The Life of a Soldier. The local militia and Mounted Rifles were in attendance, and during the service a tablet in memory of the late Sergeant Grant was unveiled. 
Age (Melbourne), 29 February 1904

Location

Address:Sturt & Dawson Streets, St. Andrews Church, Ballarat, 3350
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.560976
Long: 143.852976
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:10-February-1900
Actual Event End Date:10-February-1900

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 28th February, 1904
Front Inscription

The Tribute Of The Officers
Of The Victorian Mounted Rifles
Non-Commissioned Officers & Men
      To The Memory Of
Sergeant Neil Grant Ballarat
         Who Died At
Rensburg, South Africa, 10 Feb 1900

Source: MA
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