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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.

Location

Address:9 Livingstone Street, Old Court House, Beaufort, 3373
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.431249
Long: 143.380998
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:11-October-1899
Actual Event End Date:31-May-1902

Dedication

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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