Boer War Memorial Plaque, St Andrew's Cathedral


The memorial is a shield-shaped, bronze plaque, which is mounted on a polished wooden board. The board is attached to a side wall of St Andrew's Cathedral in Sydney. The central inscription is surrounded by an embossed laurel wreath.


Outside the wreath

Pro Deo - Pro Patria 1899–1902.

Within the wreath

Sacred to the memory of the Officers and Men of the New South Wales Contingents who gave their lives for Queen and Country South Africa.

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St Andrew's Cathedral
Cnr George and Bathurst Streets
Sydney NSW 2000
Local Government Area
  • Sydney, City of
  • Building – inside
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
David Roden
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date
20 May 1906
  • South African War (Boer War), 1899–1902
  • Bronze
  • Timber