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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.

Location

Address:Barkly Street, opposite Plough Hotel, Footscray, 3011
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.798703
Long: 144.893131
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Education
Approx. Event Start Date:1878
Approx. Event End Date:1895

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 16th November, 1929
Front Inscription

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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