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Michael Scanlon
Michael Scanlon
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Commemorates Constable Michael Scanlan who was killed in October 1878 along with Sergeant Kennedy and Constable Lonigan. The trio were ambushed and murdered by members of the Kelly gang at Stringybark Creek.  

Location

Address:19 Bridge Street West, Police Station, Police Memorial Garden, Benalla, 3672
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.555495
Long: 145.975424
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Crime
Actual Event STart Date:25-October-1878
Actual Event End Date:25-October-1878

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 25th September, 2008
Front Inscription

In memory of Michael Scanlan Constable 2118 feloniously slain on the 25th October, 1878.  He was ambushed and murdered by members of the Kelly gang at Stringybark Creek.  Also murdered were Sergeant Kennedy and Constable Lonigan.

Source: MA
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