Box Hill South Africa and China War Memorial - Physical Description 1
Location: Whitehorse Road and Watts Street Position: Type: Monument Established: 21 January 1902 Names: 26 Fallen & Returned Commemorates: Boer War Boxer RebellionObelisk, drinking fountain and streetlight erected to commemorate the Boer War.
Memorial originally at Station St & Whitehorse Rd, Box Hill, now at Watts St & Whitehorse Rd.
Privates from Nunawading district who
went to the SA war.
Box Hill South Africa and China War Memorial - Veterans Description for Public
The Box Hill Boer War and Boxer Rebellion Memorial comprises of an obelisk, drinking fountain and streetlights. The structures were erected in memory of those who served the Boer War, South Africa (1899-1902) and the Boxer Rebellion in China (1900-1901). The memorials unveiled by the Hon. A. J. Peacock, Premier of Victoria, on 21st January 1902. The obelisk lists the names of twenty-six fallen and returned individuals (Privates and Corporals from the Nunawading district) who fought in the Boer War, and two who fought in China. The memorial was originally located at Station Street and Whitehorse Road, Box Hill, but is now at Watts Street and Whitehorse Road.