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Arthur Brooks  : 11-August-2012
Arthur Brooks : 11-August-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A fountain commemorates Arthur Brooks who was a local estate agent who promoted an annual Empire Day festival which became a popular show for Melbourne people for many years with bands, processions, a bonfire and fireworks.

Location

Address:Union Road, Surrey Gardens, Surrey Hills, 3127
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.826964
Long: 145.096967
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Fountain
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 24th May, 1930
Front Inscription

Arthur Brooks

Empire Day 1930

Source: MA,RHSV
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