IN COMMEMORATION OF OUR BRAVE BOYS WHO FOUGHT FOR KING & EMPIRE IN SOUTH AFRICA DURING THE YEARS 1899-1902. A Tribute of Esteem from Admiring Fellow Townsmen of Mansfield
Item Number: 139
Mansfield men who served in South Africa 1899-1902 – Boer War. Discovered among old photos at Clements Auction Rooms, 70 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy. (Note the gas lamp in the background). BACK ROW: Trooper Thomas Reardon, 2nd Victorian Contingent – Trooper Jas. Hogan, 5th Victorian Contingent – Quarter Master Sergeant William McMillan, Bethume’s Infantry – Trooper John Reardon, Cape Mounted Police – Trooper Bernard Melano, 5th Victorian Contingent – Trooper Edward Crockett, 3rd Queensland Contingent. MIDDLE ROW: Trooper J. T. McIntosh, 5th Victorian Contingent – Trooper T. Wilcock, 5th Victorian Contingent – Sergeant P. J. Carey, 2nd Contingent – Trooper John McIntosh, 5th Victorian Contingent – Trooper Leslie Crockett, 3rd N.S.W. Bushman – Trooper W. Brooks, 2nd Victorian Contingent. FRONT ROW: Trooper Chas. Brook, 1st Commonwealth Contingent – Lance Corporal W. H. Craven, 5th Victorian Contingent – Corporal John Brooks, First Victorian Contingent – Trooper J. Carey, 5th Victorian Contingent – Sergeant H. J. Goodman, 3rd Victorian Contingent (killed at Koster River, July 21st, 1900). Sergeant Goodman’s monument is in Mansfield. Erected as a tribute of esteem from admiring Fellow Townsmen of Mansfield.