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07-May-2014
07-May-2014

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A plaque at the site of the old Police Station commemorates Sergent William Valance.

Vallance had liked Yackandandah so much he wanted his ashes scattered round the town but this was not allowed and his ashes were buried instead in the old police paddock.

Location

Address:William Street, Yackandandah, 3749
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.314286
Long: 146.841337
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 2nd April, 1952
Front Inscription

William Valance
ex Sgt. of Police

Died 13th March 1952
Aged 89 years.

Consecrated 2.4.52

Source: MA,VMR
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