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A brass tablet commemorates Major George Eddy, a former resident of Beaufort, was erected by the residents and unveiled by Lieutenant-Colonel Williams of the 3rd Battalion Ballarat on the 29th April 1901.

Major Eddy was killed in action at Rensburg, South Africa in 1900 during the Boer War. The tablet was originally placed in the Shire Hall underneath a lifelike portrait presented by the Fiery Creek Lodge of Freemasons.
The Argus, Melbourne, 1st May 1901.


Address:9 Livingstone Street, Old Court House, Beaufort, 3373
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.431249
Long: 143.380998
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Actual Event STart Date:11-October-1899
Actual Event End Date:31-May-1902


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 29th April, 1901
Front Inscription

In remembrance
Major George Eddy
Killed in action Rensburg, South Africa
12 February,1900
Aged 39 years
“A Soldier and a Man “

Source: RSLV, VWHI, MA
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