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Tally Ho Taylor
Tally Ho Taylor

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

A plaque commemorates James (Tally-Ho) Taylor, bugler to Major Mitchell`s exploration party who drowned here in 1836 while seeking a suitable crossing to this "Swampy River" on Major Mitchell's voyage of exploration.

Location

Address:Lakeview Close, Benalla, 3672
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.54894
Long: 145.975047
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Actual Event STart Date:13-October-1836
Actual Event End Date:13-October-1836
Monument Manufacturer:Benalla and District Historical Society

Dedication

Front Inscription

In memory of James ("Tally-Ho") Taylor,

Bugler to Major Thomas Livingston Mitchell`s exploration party who was drowned here whilst seeking a suitable crossing of the `Swampy River` on 13th October 1836.

Erected by Benalla and District Historical Society
 

Source: MA,VMR,RHSV
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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