Lt Harry "Breaker" Morant Memorial

Description

A brass plaque, accompanied by photograph, mounted on a rock slab. The memorial is located in a park near the Bogan Gate War Memorial.

Inscription

In recognition of Lt. Harry "Breaker" Morant

By the Bogan Gate and District people.
Born 9.12.1864 Somersetshire England
Executed 27.2.1902 Pretoria Sth Africa.

Harry worked played and wrote in our area.
Horsebreaker, polo player and poet

"Shoot straight you bastards."

Veterans listed on this memorial

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Lieutenant Harry H (Breaker) Morant Boer War view

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Address
Memorial Park
Cnr Hutton and Lachlan Streets
Bogan Gate NSW 2876
Australia
Local Government Area
  • Parkes Shire
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Stone/bushrock
Recorded by
Martin Butterfield
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Conflict/s
  • South African War (Boer War), 1899–1902