Alexander Eagleton Gates - Clarence Town

Description: 

 

Memorial wrought iron gates with painted white pillars.

'A.D. 1902' displayed at the top of each pillar.

Two marble plaques in the shape of a shield are attached to the front of the pillars.

The memorial is located 50m west of Durhan Street.

 

Inscription: 

 

(left - east pillar)

The Alexander Gates Erected by the Public of Clarence Town and District to the memory of Private Alexander William Eagleton, Killed in battle at Onverwaght, South Africa 4th Jan 1902 aged 22 years.

 

(right - west pillar)

Afric's sun shines on his grave, Afric's dews rest on the sod, his life for freedom's cause be gave his soul now rests in peace with God.

 
 

Recorded by: 

Mr Robert McLardy
 
 

Location/surrounding area: 

Memorial Location
 

Address Data: 

Recreational Grounds,Queen Street
Clarence Town NSW 2321
 
 

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Pte Alexander William Eagleton South African Campaign KIA Onverwaght view