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22-November-2015 (John Huth)
22-November-2015 (John Huth)

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Roger Johnson / Sandra Brown / John Huth / Bryan Hardy

The monument commemorates the centenary of the South African (Boer) War and all who served in that conflict and the centenary of the Federation of Australia. The monument lists the names of those who volunteered from Swan Hill. 

Location

Address:Campbell & McCallum Streets, Median Strip, Swan Hill, 3585
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.338696
Long: 143.559247
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Boer
Actual Event Start Date:11-October-1899
Actual Event End Date:31-May-1902
Monument Manufacturer:Kelly Brothers (Swan Hill, VIC)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 25th April, 2001
Front Inscription

Erected to commemorate the centenaries of the Anglo Boer War South Africa  1899 - 1999

And the Federation of Australia 

1901 - 2001

 

Left Side Inscription

To all Australians who served in the South African Anglo Boer War

Oct. 11th 1899 - May 31st 1902.

It is our duty to remember them

Plaque:

Centenaries Memorial
1901 - 2001.

A Federation Fund Project

Officially unveiled on ANZAC Day 25th April 2001 by John Forrest MP  Federal Member for Mallee

Centenaries Project Committee
Mark S Turvey,   Joanne J Curnow, 
Trevor M Duffin,  Bruce D Clare

 

Right Side Inscription

Our brave volunteers who enlisted and served from Swan Hill

[ Names ]

 

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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