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30-May-2014
30-May-2014
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A plaque commemorates firemen, F. Henshaw and W.Owen who were killed in action in France in 1916, and R.S. Erwin who died of illness during World War One.

On Sunday, 1st inst., an additional tablet containing the names of three who made the supreme sacrifice was unveiled in the local Fire Station by Chaplain McQueen, of Caulfield. The arrangenments for the ceremony were carried out under the capable management of Mr. J. Davis. 
Mornington Standard (Frankston, Vic),  20 February 1920.

Location

Address:37 McLeod Road, Patterson River Fire Station, Carrum, 3197
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.075036
Long: 145.126815
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 1st February, 1920
Front Inscription

CARRUM FIRE BRIGADE

Sacred To
The Memory Of
— Firemen —
F. Henshaw
W.Owen
Killed In France, 1916
Whilst Serving Their Country

        Also,
R.S. Erwin
Died Of Illness
After Enlisting  
      1916

Source: MA
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