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Hindson`s Estate Soldier Settlement : 11-June-2011
Hindson`s Estate Soldier Settlement : 11-June-2011

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Commemorates former soldiers who settled in the Hindson Estate after World War Two

Location

Address:Portland - Casterton Road, Henty, 3312
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.661672
Long: 141.514083
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 7th April, 2007
Front Inscription

Hindson`s Estate Soldier Settlement

This plaque commemorates those soldiers who received allotments in Hindson`s Estate through the World War 2 Soldier Settlement Scheme.  Hindson`s Estate consisted of 3,597, subdivided into 25 allotments. We recognise the valuable contribution of these men and their families in the establishment of this settlement. 

[Names and allotments]

Erected in 2007, by the Descendants of the Soldier Settlers and the Residents of Henty

 

Source: MA
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