Lieutenant G. J. Grieve Memorial, Watsons Bay


Square sandstone base with a marble plaque surmounted by a sandstone pedestal and four columns, covered with a cupola which once supported the figure of a Highlander. Originally designed as a drinking fountain with a tap and a cup. 


To the memory of the late Lieutenant G J Grieve who fell fighting at the Battle of Paardeburg South Africa 18 February 1900, Aged 36.

Andrews Bros. Sydney

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
Lt G J Grieve South African War (Boer War), 1899–1902 KIA Paardeburg view
Old South Head Road,
Gap Park,
Watsons Bay NSW 2030
Local Government Area
  • Woollahra, Municipality of
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
  • Statue/sculpture/artwork
Recorded by
Ms Libby Watters, Woollahra Library & Mr Bruce Casson
Established date
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Dedication date: 
Dedication date
22 December 1900
  • South African War (Boer War), 1899–1902

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