Maitland Boer War Memorial

Description: 

The original memorial was a drinking fountain and a lamp stand. In 2004 a semi circular wall was officially opened to the rear. The wall is of highly polished stone with names engraved into the stone. The names are of the soldiers from the area.The memorial is located south of the swimming pool. Mr John Price MLA made a speech in NSW Parliament on 4th June 2004 in connection to the opening: http://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/prod/parlment/hansart.nsf/V3Key/LA20040...

 

Inscription: 

(plaque - lamp stand) Transvaal Fountain To the Citizens of Maitland for duty done 1899-1901 Ald R.L. Pender, Mayor Ald W. McLaughlin Lt Col E Nash V.D. Trustees
(end of wall - left side) LEST WE FORGET
(end of wall - right side) LAAT ONS NIE VERGEET NIE
(wall) This Anglo-Boer War Memorial Wall was officially opened by: Maj Gen Warren E Glenny AO RFD ED Retd on Sunday 30th May 2004 John Fenwick JPPresident Maitland RSL Peter Blackmore Mayor of Maitland
(wall) DEDICATION To the memory of the 275 Volunteers from Maitland and 44 surrounding Towns & the 13 Volunteers who paid the Supreme Sacrifice. To all Australian, British, Allied & Afrikaner Boers who served and to those gave their lives in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 To the 56,000 Civilian Afrikaner Men, Women & Children and African Natives who died in the Concentration Camps. Clergy: Father Lex Levy Catholic Rev. Roy Wootton Anglican Rev. F. Brouwer

 
 

Recorded by: 

Mr Robert McLardy
 

Location/surrounding area: 

Memorial Location
 

Address Data: 

Maitland Park,Walker Street
Maitland NSW 2320
 
 

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Veterans Listed

Rank FirstName LastNamesort descending Conflict Link
Lt J H M Abbott South African Campaign view
Pte W J Adams South African Campaign view
Pte J Aggett South African Campaign view
Tpr C A Alcorn South African Campaign view
Tpr R L Alcorn South African Campaign view
QMSGT G E Alexander South African Campaign view
Lt G H Allan South African Campaign view
Tpr V G Anderson South African Campaign view
Tpr W H Andrews South African Campaign view
Tpr W Apps South African Campaign view

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