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.
Pro Deo - Pro Patria 1899–1902.
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.