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The sundial commemorates Major John Waters who was a teacher at the Geelong Road State School between 1878 and 1895. 

The Old Boys Association of the school erected the sundial which was unveiled by Mrs Waters, also a teacher at the school. It is a Harcourt grey granite pedestal surmounted by a polished bronze sundial. Major Waters also had a long association with the Commonwealth Cadet Corps, and became commander of 53 Infantry Battalion in 1911.


Address:100 Geelong Road, Footscray Primary School, Footscray, 3011
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.798393
Long: 144.892783
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Approx. Event Start Date:1878
Approx. Event End Date:1895


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 16th November, 1929
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Erected to the memory of Major John Waters teacher from 1878 - 1895 by the old boys of this school

Source: RUMV,VMR
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