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Inverell South Africa (Boer War) Plaque

Inverell South Africa (Boer War) Plaque
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Inverell South Africa (Boer War) Memorial Plaque
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Inverell and District Memorial Olympic Pool
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Description / Background

This war memorial is a bronze plaque, which records statistics related to the South African War (Boer War), including the number of men who enlisted from the Inverell district.

It is mounted on the front wall of the entrance building to the Inverell Memorial and District Olympic Pool. It is positioned above the Inverell District Great War Honour Roll.

In front of the building is the Inverell War Memorial, which is used for various commemorative occasions throughout the year. 

Inscription

South Africa
(Boer War)
11.10.1899–1.6.1902

Number enlisted: 16,463
Colonial Commonwealth Contingent

Killed in Action, Died of Wounds' and other causes: 606
Wounded: 533
POWs: 100

Number enlisted from
Inverell and District: 111

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Address
Inverell and District Memorial Olympic Pool
69 Evans Street
Inverell NSW 2360
Local Government Area
Inverell Shire
Setting
Building – outside
Location status
Original location
Memorial type
Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Graham Wilson
Conflict/s
South African War (Boer War), 1899–1902
Materials
Bronze