Trooper Philip Reilly Memorial

Description

A pillar topped with a cross, standing on a sandstone base. The inscription is on the western side facing John Street. The stone mason was W. Peters of Camden. The memorial is surrounded by a steel fence.

The status code for Trooper Reilly is taken from information in the South African Graves database provided by the Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra Inc.

Inscription

Erected
to the memory
of
Trooper
Philip Reilly
of The Oaks Troop
N.S.W. Mounted Rifles
Son of Philip and
Rose Reily
of Burragorang,
who died at Bloemfontein
South Africa in the
service of his Queen &
Empire.
30th April 1900
Aged 23 years
DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI

Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Unit at embarkation Campaign Read more
Trooper Philip Reilly South African Campaign DOD Army The Oaks Troop NSW Mounted Rifles Bloemfontein view

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Address
Cnr John and Burragorang Streets
The Oaks NSW 2570
Australia
Local Government Area
  • Wollondilly Shire
Setting
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Mr. Allen Seymour
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date
24 May 1905
Conflict/s
  • South African War (Boer War), 1899–1902