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Fountain commemorates local police constable George Gilding who died on the 5th May 1945.

In December 1934 following a period of wild weather, the most disastrous floods to have affected
Victoria left over 1,500 homeless in the Chelsea district.  Police Constable George Gilding was one of three policemen who between them rescued over100 persons.


Address:The Strand, Chelsea Historical Museum, Chelsea, 3171
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.052721
Long: 145.114973
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 5th May, 1945
Front Inscription

Citizens` tribute to the memory of 1st Const. George R. Gilding, May 5th 1945

Source: MA,RHSV
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