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A monument commemorates Lieutenant Alfred Johnston was killed in 1901 at Rhenosterkop, Middleburg district, Transvaal during the South African (Boer) War.

When the news reached Ballarat the students wrote `Alfred Gresham Johnston has passed away, and his passing has left many a sorrowing heart amongst his troop of friends everywhere. Outside of his home circle, none will miss him more than his old friends. The School of Mines decided to erect a tablet in his memory

Location

Address:Lydiard Street South , Ballarat School of Mines (University), Ballarat, 3350
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.565504
Long: 143.857112
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:07-May-1901
Actual Event End Date:07-May-1901

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 4th November, 1901
Source: MA
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