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25-February-2016
25-February-2016

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The Robinswood Homestead commemorates Lieutenant George Robin Cuttle, M.C. who was killed in action on France in May 1918 during World War One.

The town of Robinvale and the homestead were named after George Cuttle whose family farmed in the area.   He had joined the Royal Flying Corps (via the British Army) as an observer gunner and was killed when his 49 Squadron DH9, C6094, was shot down on May 9th, 1918 over France.

 

 

Location

Address:McLennan Road, Robinswood Homestead, Robinvale, 3549
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.579544
Long: 142.776359
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:09-May-1918
Actual Event End Date:09-May-1918

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1926
Front Inscription

Historic Robinswood Homestead

Built circa 1926 and named in memory of Lieut.George Robin Cuttle, M.C.
Killed in action in France 1918.

Refurbished 1979 and re-opened on 11th August, 1980. by Councillor William F. McGinty, Shire President, Shire of Swan Hill

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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