2020 marks 75 years since the end of the Second World War. To commemorate this important year, the NSW Government interviewed WWII veterans about their experiences. Read our 75th Anniversary Stories.
The original memorial was a drinking fountain and a lamp stand. In 2004, a semi-circular wall to the rear of the existing monument was officially opened. The wall is made of highly polished black stone. The names of the soldiers from the area who served in the Boer War are engraved on panels attached to the wall. Mr John Price MLA made a speech in NSW Parliament on 4 June 2004 in connection to the opening.
The memorial is located south of the Maitland Aquatic Centre.
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.
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 JP President Maitland RSL. Peter Blackmore Mayor of Maitland.
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 Protestant.
LEST WE FORGET
LAAT ONS NIE VERGEET NIE
|Rank||Given Name||Family Name||Conflicts||Fate||Service No.||Service||Unit||Campaign||Link|
|Tpr||J S||Burston||South African Campaign||view|
|SHSMTH||R J||Butler||South African Campaign||view|
|Tpr||J V||Caban||South African Campaign||view|
|Lt||R N||Cadden||South African Campaign||view|
|Cpl||W||Campbell||South African Campaign||view|
|Tpr||F||Challen||South African Campaign||view|
|Tpr||G||Charles||South African Campaign||view|
|Tpr||Osborne A L||Chilcott||Boer War||805||Lancers||1st NSW||South Africa||view|
|Sh.Smth||E M||Clarke||South African Campaign||view|
|Pte||J||Cobb||South African Campaign||KIA||view|
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