The remains of a headstone, cut from slate from the surrounding hills, placed on the common grave ...

Accession Number P10040.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Film original transparency (positive) 35mm
Maker Wallace, R L
Place made South Africa: Transvaal, Elands River
Date made 1966
Conflict South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
Copyright

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Description

The remains of a headstone, cut from slate from the surrounding hills, placed on the common grave of Staff Sergeant James Mitchell of Tenterfield, NSW who died of wounds on 17 August 1900; Trooper James Daniel Duff of Tringha, NSW, who was killed in action on 4 August 1900 at Elands River, Transvaal. The headstone was later replaced by four permanent grave markers.