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A plaque commemorates Lieutenant William Lonsdale who was the founder of government at Port Phillip in 1836.
|Address:||2 St John Street, Patterson Barracks, Launceston , 7250|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -41.433105|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Sub-Theme:||Government - Colonial|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 13th May, 1972|
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