Sandstone block obelisk with semi-circular stone surround. Faced with a bronze dedicatory name plaque.
This monument is situated in one of Sydney's most historic areas, with a number of guns and canons dating back to the early days of the Colony.
VIEW: Order of Dedication Service of the New South Wales South African Soldiers' War Memorial [June 2nd 1940 at 3 p.m.] ... Mitchell Collection, State Library of New South Wales (PDF format)
'The Units of the Volunteers from New South Wales
who responded to the Empire's call
SOUTH AFRICAN WAR
1899 - 1902'
[Following list of names]
'327 Officers - 6000 Other Ranks
244 killed or died on service.'
'Erected by the South African Soldiers' Association'
|Rank||Given Name||Family Name||Conflict/s||Fate||Service No.||Service||Unit||Campaign||Link|
|Lt Colonel||J W||Macarthur Onslow||South African Campaign||5 Bn Aust Cmnwlth Horse||view|
|Lt Colonel||R||Wallace||South African Campaign||3 Bn Aust Cmnwlth Horse||view|
|Captain||R R||Thompson||South African Campaign||1st Australian Horse||view|
|Major Hon.||RUPERT||Carrington||South African Campaign||3rd NSW Imperial Bushman||view|
|Colonel||S C U||Smith||South African Campaign||A Battery R.A.A.||view|
|Colonel (P.M.O)||W D C||Williams||South African Campaign||Medical Corps||view|
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