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William Booth Memorial Citadel : 09-October-2011
William Booth Memorial Citadel : 09-October-2011

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A hall commemorates William Booth who was a British Methodist preacher who founded The Salvation Army and became its first General (1878–1912).

The Christian movement with a quasi-military structure and government founded in 1865 has spread from London, England to many parts of the world and is known for being one of the largest distributors of humanitarian aid. 

Location

Address:Albert Street, Ballarat, 3350
State:VIC
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.563128
Long: 143.859219
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Foreigners

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 4th April, 1917
Front Inscription

A.D 1917

William Booth Memorial Citadel

This stone was laid to the glory of God by the Hon SIr Alexander J. Peacock K.C.M.G., M.L.A. Premier of Victoria on Wednesday 4th April 1917.

W Bramwell Booth General

James Hay Commissioner

Source: MA
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