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24-February-2008
24-February-2008

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Roger Johnson

The gates at the entrance to Queen Mary Gardens, were  erected by the residents of St Arnaud and District to commemorate Doctor Stuart Angwin who died in 1913. 

Dr Angwin died in 1913 at the age of 48 after contracting septic poisoning from a sprained ankle. Dr Angwin practised in St Arnaud for 20 years and was an Honorary Surgeon at the local hospital. He was a well known footballer in his early life having played for Essendon and being known as "Lightning Angwin."
Bendigo Advertiser, 26th May 1913.


ST. ARNAUD. MEMORIAL GATE. It has been decided to secure designs for a gate at the Borough Gardens, at a cost of about £150, for a memorial of the late Dr Angwin.
Ballarat Star (Vic), 21 August 1913.

 

Location

Address:Kings Avenue & Inkermann Street, Queen Mary Gardens, St Arnaud, 3478
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.616782
Long: 143.25824
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Gates
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Medicine
Monument Manufacturer:G. Hocking (North Fitzroy, VIC)

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1913
Front Inscription

ERECTED
     By
St. Arnaud
And District
Residents.

Left Side Inscription

The Angwin
Memorial Gate.
1913.

Source: MA,RHSV
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