Soudan Campaign Commemorative Plaque

Description

The memorial is a single large concrete block to which a bronze plaque is attached. The names of the servicemen from the Goulburn area are inscribed together with a replica of the Khedive's Star medal from 1884-1886. More information about these medals can be found at he Australian War Memorial website. This is one of a series of special memorials on the pathway from the Rocky Hill War Memorial Museum to the nearby First World War memorial tower.

Inscription

The Soudan Campaign 1885

This plaque is to commemorate
the 120th Anniversary of this Campaign
and to honour
the Goulburn men listed below,
who went as part of the
New South Wales contingent to the Soudan
(Egypt) on the 3rd March 1885 and all returned
safely on the 23rd June 1885.

[Names]

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
F Wright Soudan view
Address
Rocky Hill War Memorial Museum
Memorial Road
Goulburn NSW 2580
Local Government Area
  • Goulburn Mulwaree Council
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
David Roden
Established date
2005
Established Date format: 
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Conflict/s
  • Sudan, March–June 1885

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