Manly Boer War Memorial


A round white marble column set in a dish to form a fountain with a rectangular base and mounted on a single step of the same stone. The base has inscriptions engraved on each of its four sides.The memorial is located East Esplanade opposite Ashburner Street on the bay, it 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 1908.

Municipality of Manly. Incorporated 6th January 1877.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
Trooper Henry Martin Budd Boer War DOD view
Trooper Stanley Lipscombe Boer War DOD view
Corner of East Esplanade and Ashburner Street
Manly NSW 2095
Location/surrounding area
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Recorded by
David Roden, George and Shelagh Champion, OAM, Fellow of Manly, Warringah and Pittwater Historical Society
Established date
Dedication date
1908-01-18 00:00:00.0

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