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Honor the Fallen

So good to see a local war hero honored. .As well as his later help in a local hotel fire that... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Wonderful memorial to a local man

You can't miss this as it is in the centre reservation on Victoria St. It is fantastic and a great... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
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Victoria Street south end | opposite Sapper Moore-Jones Place, Hamilton, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

So good to see a local war hero honored. .As well as his later help in a local hotel fire that cost him his life.What a wonderful person to have as a local hero. It is a beautiful work of art and stands proudly to...More

Thank judyosborne23
Reviewed 27 May 2018

A piece of history revealed at the city centre street, the statue of Sapper Horace Moore-Jones, a soldier, war artist and then heroic figure who lived and died in Hamilton when he selflessly entered the burning Hamilton Hotel and subsequently died while saving others from...More

Thank trainsspotter7
Reviewed 19 March 2018

You can't miss this as it is in the centre reservation on Victoria St. It is fantastic and a great celebration of a local hero. The art work of the statue is fantastic in my view.

Thank katejim1
Reviewed 4 February 2018

The work was created by New Zealand Defence Force artist Captain Matt Gauldie to celebrate the life and heroism of Sapper Horace Moore-Jones and to commemorate the centennial of the WW1 Gallipoli battle. It is a touching rendition of a hero.

Thank Guess_13
Reviewed 11 December 2017

A little difficult to notice it unless you know where to look. I was expecting to find it in an area to itself like in Memorial Park but it is in the middle of a traffic island in Victoria Street. It is a nice statue...More

Thank Dorsetbruce
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

For those interested in history, this is a nice statue to stop and see and photograph. There are plenty of other interesting spots nearby to check out so make sure you have your camera with you.

Thank SLRobinsonNZ
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Really lovely statue in the heart of Hamilton. I thin kit has been done really well. Gardens around it look good to for inner city gardens.

Thank Leanne M
Reviewed 26 April 2017

A newish addition of bronze statue, at the spot where he died saving others. A survivor and Gallipoli artist, he is portrayed in uniform, artist's pencil in hand, the bronze mounted on stone from Gallipoli by donated by Turkey.

Thank Katieclem46
Reviewed 11 April 2017

One of many interesting sites in Hamilton which helps one to enjoy the "feel" of the place; perhaps one day it will might be enhanced by something ( say nearby ) on a slightly larger scale, after all New Zealanders are very proud of their...More

Thank 660london
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This statue is beautifull made with Sapper Horace on the top and a copy of his hat and satchel on the side. It is an important reminder of our war heros and everyday people who all contributed to the country we now live in.

Thank Karen W
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