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Commemorates Rat Point Camp which was used by the Depot Party of the Victorian Exploring Expedition led by Burke and Wills
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -29.430556|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||19-February-1861|
|Actual Event End Date:||14-March-1861|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Thursday 23rd August, 1962|
Rat Point Camp
Situated on the edge of the plain to your front was occupied from 19 Feb to 14 Mar 1861 by the following members of the Burke and Wills Expedition : William Wright, Herman Beckler, Ludwig Becker, William Purcell, Charles Stome, William Hodgkinson, John Smith and Belooch a camel driver.
Established by members of the Army Survey Regiment Bendigo on 23 Aug 1992 during the search for the grave of William Patton.