Tenterfield School of Arts South African War Memorial Entrance

Photo by Russell Byers

An ornate sandstone entrance with several mounted marble plaques. These include one with a dedication to those who fell in the South African War and several for individual soldiers. The foundation stone was laid on 15 October 1902.


Dedication plaque

This entrance was erected
in memory of those who fell
during the South African War

Inscription over arch

He Doth Not Fail Who For His Country Falls


130 Sergeant Major James Mitchell,
Tenterfield Squadron M.R.
Killed at Elands River, 18th August 1900.


178. Trooper William Bender,
Tenterfield Squadron M.R.
Died at "Bloemfontein", 3rd April 1900

Trooper Arthur Percy Britten Grey,
N.S.W. Bushmen.
Died at "Pretoria", 19th Nov 1901.

Foundation stone

This stone was laid by Mrs C. A. Lee 15th October 1902.


William Reid

Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit at embarkation Campaign Read more
Trooper William Bender Boer War KIA 19/07/1900 178 Colonial Military Forces Mt Rifles - NSW A Sqd Palmersfontein, South Africa view
Trooper Arthur Percy Britten Grey South African Died 9/11/1900 201 Colonial Military Forces NSW Citizen Bushmen Pretoria, South Africa view
Sergeant-Major James Mitchell Boer War KIA 17/8/1900 130, 508 Colonial Military Forces Tenterfield Squadron M.R., NSW Citizen Bushmen Elands River, South Africa view

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Sir Henry Parkes Memorial School of Arts
203 Rouse Street
Tenterfield NSW 2372
Local Government Area
  • Tenterfield Shire
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Other
Recorded by
Russell Byers
Year of construction
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  • South African War (Boer War), 1899–1902