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04-December-2015
04-December-2015
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A plaque commemorates Lieutenant William Lonsdale who was the founder of government at Port Phillip in 1836.

Location

Address:2 St John Street, Patterson Barracks, Launceston , 7250
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.433105
Long: 147.135544
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Colonial

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 13th May, 1972
Front Inscription

Paterson Barracks Plaque

On the 13th May 1972 this plaque was unveiled to commemorate the service in Paterson Barracks of Lieut. William Lonsdale 4th (Kings Own) Regiment

Founder of government at Port Phillip 1836

And to record the reopening of the Barracks after reconstruction of the fire damage of February 1970.

Colonel P. H. G. Oxley Commander Tasmania Command

Source: MA
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