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Unveiling of Major-General, The Hon. James Alexander Kenneth Mackay C.B., O.B.E., V.D., F.R.G.S.

Published 23rd June, 2019 in Community Event
  • Location

    The Light Horse Memorial

    Albury Street
    Murrumburrah NSW 2587

  • Date

    31st August 2019

  • Time

    Not specified

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A life-sized sculpture of Major-General, The Hon. James Alexander Kenneth Mackay C.B., O.B.E., V.D., F.R.G.S. will be unveiled at the Light Horse Memorial in Murrumburrah.
Harden Murrumburrah is known as the birthplace of the first Australian Horse.

The sculpture's placement at Harden Murrumburrah recognizes Mackay's vision that a mounted Light Horse, capitalizing on Australian bush skills combining infantry and cavalry would created a force to protect a soon to be federated Australia.

He believed it was essential for Australians to protect themselves using their own resources.

The sculpture is the result of a collaboration between the Harden Murrumburrah Historical Society, Murrumburrah Heritage Lt. Horse Troop, the Mackay Family Association and Strong Country Community Grant Funding.

Event Location

The Light Horse Memorial
Albury Street
Murrumburrah NSW 2587

Events on this site are provided by the Australian Tourism Data Warehouse. Event information is believed accurate but is subject to change by the event organiser.

Published 23rd June, 2019 in Community Event
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