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The Simon de Winne Urgent Care Centre at Benalla Hospital commemorate Senior Constable Simon de Winne who was killed in the line of duty on December 26, 1998. The Simon De Winne Urgent Care Centre was opened on Wednesday 14th July 2011 by members of the Simon De Winne family.

Senior Constable  De Winne was in pursuit of a speeding motorcyclist on the Midland Highway near Swanpool when he was forced to terminate the pursuit as it had turned dangerous. As he was slowing down, his patrol car slid off the road, slammed into a tree and killed the 29-year-old instantly.  Senior Constable De Winne was a member of the Benalla Traffic Management Unit.


Address:45-53 Coster Street, Simon de Winne Urgent Care Centre, Benalla Hospital, Benalla, 3672
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.555797
Long: 145.993564
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:May-2012
Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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