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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|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Sub-Theme:||Government - State|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 5th May, 1945|
Citizens` tribute to the memory of 1st Const. George R. Gilding, May 5th 1945