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Alan Marshall : 17-July-2011
Alan Marshall : 17-July-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Memorial cairn commemorates Alan Marshall the author of `I Can Jump Puddles` who was born in Noorat in 1902 and educated here.

He was born on the 2nd of May 1902 and died in 1984 at the age of 82. He was best known for his book "I Can Jump Puddles", which chronicled his childhood, as he got polio at six and walked with crutches from that time on.

Location

Address:Terang-Mortlake & McKinnon`s Bridge-Noorat Roads, Noorat, 3265
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.191097
Long: 142.927675
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Arts

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:1978
Front Inscription

A tribute to Alan Marshall Australian Author born and educated at Noorat.

This plaque was unveiled by Mr. Alan Marshall November 1979

Source: MA,VMR
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