Hillgrove South African War Memorial

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The classical designed marble plaque is attached to the façade of the former Hillgrove Post and Telegraph Office (1901-1949).  It was erected by Mr McPhee, a monumental mason of Armidale to the design of Mr Herbert of the Colonial Architect's Department.


Erected by the citizens of Hillgrove to the memory of Trooper William G. Taylor, N.S. Wales Mounted Infantry, died from wounds received at the Battle of Koetizie's Drift, South Africa, May 1900 and Trooper Alfred J. Allingham, Australian Rifles died on service, South Africa, June 1901.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Trooper A J Allingham South African Campaign (Boer War) KIA June 1901 Australian Rifles view
W G Taylor South African Campaign (Boer War) DOW May 1900 NSW Mounted Infantry view
106 Brackin Street
Hillgrove NSW 2350
Local Government Area
  • Armidale Regional Council
  • Building – outside
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Graham Wilson
Established date
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Dedication date: 
4 Nov 1903
Dedication date
04 November 1903
  • South African War (Boer War), 1899–1902

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