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George Samuel Walter
George Samuel Walter

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A bronze bust commemorates George Samuel Walter, Port Melbourne Mayor and Councillor, and also Commissioner of Melbourne Metropolitan Board of Works (MMBW), who died in 1937.  Walter was a Port Melbourne Councillor for an astonishing 40 years.

Location

Address:Crockford Street, Port Melbourne, 3207
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.834782
Long: 144.945997
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local
Monument Designer:Wallace Anderson (Bust) Messrs Stapley & Hall (Pedestal)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 21st August, 1938
Front Inscription

George Samuel Walter
     1872-1937 
     Councillor
City Of Port Melbourne
     1897-1937 
        Mayor
   1901-1902
    1934-1935
A Life Of Service

Source: MA,RUMV,VMR,RHSV
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