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Manly Boer War Memorial

Manly Boer War Memorial
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Description / Background

A round white marble column set in a dish to form a fountain with a rectangular base and mounted on a single step made of the same stone. The base has inscriptions engraved on each of its four sides. The memorial is part of the Sydney Harbour foreshore.



Erected to the memory of Troopers H M Budd and S Lipscombe who died in the South African War. March 1900.

Also to the memory of F C Smalpage who was drowned in the breakers at Manly in endeavouring to save the life of Miss M Thorp on 17th January 1902. This fountain was unveiled by Mrs Alex Learmonth Mayoress of Manly on 18th January 1903. Municipality of Manly. Incorporated 6th January 1877.



Memorial unveiled 18 January 1908

Veterans listed on this memorial

Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given name Family name Conflict/s Service No. Service Campaign Read more
Trooper Henry Martin Budd Boer War view
Trooper Stanley Lipscombe Boer War view

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Cnr East Esplanade and Ashburner Street
Manly NSW 2095
Local Government Area
Northern Beaches Council
Public square
Memorial type
Fountain/Drinking fountain
Recorded by
David Roden, George and Shelagh Champion, OAM, Fellow of Manly, Warringah and Pittwater Historical Society
Year of construction
Dedication date
18 January 1908
South African War (Boer War), 1899–1902