Lieutenant James Charles RobertsPrint Page
A tablet commemorates Lieutenant James Charles Roberts who died from a wound received in the Battle of Pink Hill in Rensburg South Africa in 1900.
The unveiling of the tablet was preceded by a church parade which included the Murchison Brass band and was well attended by the Murchison troop. There was a large congregation at the unveiling service with many people being unable to gain admission to the church.
|Address:||Impey & Watson Streets, Christ Church, Murchison, 3610|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.617578|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||12-February-1900|
|Actual Event End Date:||12-February-1900|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Monday 14th December, 1903|
Sacred to the memory of Lieut. James Charles Roberts
Killed in battle at Rensburg, South Africa
12th February 1900
Aetat 27 years & 9 months.