Major George Albert Eddy Print Page
A brass tablet to perpetuate the memory of 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|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||11-October-1899|
|Actual Event End Date:||31-May-1902|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Monday 29th April, 1901|
MAJOR GEORGE EDDY
Killed in action Rensburg, South Africa
Aged 39 years
“A Soldier and a Man “