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Commemorates Lieutenant George Grice of the 2nd Scottish Rifles who was killed in the OSuth African War in December 1901
|Address:||Royal Parade, Trinity College Chapel, Parkville, 3052|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.795467|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||25-December-1901|
|Actual Event End Date:||25-December-1901|
In affectionate remembrance of George Grice Lieutenant in the Second Scottish Rifles, who fell mortally wounded on Christmas Day, 1901 in the fight at Tweefontein, South Africa.
Born in London on 9th January, 1879. Brought up and educated in Victoria. A student of this college 1896-1897. He joined the Imperial Army in 1898. Served with distinction in the South African War proving himself a brave and able officer and was honourably mentioned in despatches by Lord Roberts.
No fitter place could his fellow students choose for a memorial of their friend than this sacred spot within the College which he has left the richer for the example of his gallantry and worth.
"Faithful unto death"