Gosford Boer War Memorial

Description

White marble column surmounted with a decorative urn. The plinth is decorated with floral relief carvings. The memorial is opposite the Gosford Cenotaph in a designated remembrance area.

Inscription

Erected in memory of 'Our Soldiers' who, in South Africa, fell in defence of their nation during the Boer War 1899 - 1902. They obeyed their country's call.

Trooper John Murray of 'Wamberal' 1st November 1900.

Corporal Frank Marcourt Legge of 'Woodport' 20th May 1901.

Trooper Sidney S. Mayo of 'Gosford' 11th March 1902.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
Corporal Frank Marcourt Legge South African Campaign KIA view
Trooper Sidney S Mayo South African Campaign KIA view
Trooper John Murray South African Campaign KIA view
Address
Cnr Mann Street and Vaughan Avenue,
Gosford Memorial Park,
Gosford NSW 2250
Local Government Area
  • Central Coast Council
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Mr Rusty Priest AM, former RSL State President (NSW Branch) and Peter Levarre-Waters
Established date
1902
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Conflict/s
  • South African War (Boer War), 1899–1902

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