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Memorial 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:||Barkly Street, opposite Plough Hotel, Footscray, 3011|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.798703|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1878|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1895|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 16th November, 1929|
Erected to the memory of Major John Waters teacher from 1878 - 1895 by the old boys of this school