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21-March-2015
21-March-2015
Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin
Plaque which was part of a Memorial Garden established in memory of King George V who died in 1936. 

The King George V Memorial Garden situated at what is known as the Globe corner in High Street has been completed. A cyclone wire fence encloses the area and a very fine pole stands near the entrance with arms for the flying of flags. When planted with flowers and shrubs the Garden will be an attractive addition to the plots that have so long been in the main street, especially when water is available from the town supply in the near future. At the meeting of Hillston Municipal Council on Friday last it was decided that the official unfurling of flags on the flagstaff, and dedication of the Memorial Garden, would take place on Armistice Day. 
The Hillston Spectator and Lachlan River Advertiser (NSW), 
 3 September 1936.

Location

Address:Kidman Way , Memorial Park , Hillston, 2675
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.484842
Long: 145.532478
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Imperial

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 11th November, 1936
Front Inscription

(plaque)
MUNICIPALITY OF HILLSTON
KING GEORGE V MEMORIAL PLOT
DEDICATED 11th NOV. 1936
J. T. Lambert, Mayor.

Source: MA
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