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12-January-2015
12-January-2015
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The gates at the entrance to Deakin Reserve commemorate King George VI.

King George VI (14 December 1895 – 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death. He was the last Emperor of India, and the first Head of the Commonwealth.

Memorial gates at the entrance to Deakin Reserve opened and dedicated by the Premier Mr McDonald in memory of King George VI on the 16th November 1952. The Argus (Melbourne) 17th November 1952.

 

Location

Address:Nixon Street, Deakin Reserve, Shepparton, 3630
State:VIC
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.377629
Long: 145.406696
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 16th November, 1952
Front Inscription

King George VI Memorial Gate

Erected 6th June 1952

Source: MA
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