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Captain John Biggsley : 25-November-2011
Captain John Biggsley : 25-November-2011

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Sundial commemorates Captain John Charles Biggsley who served in World War One. The memorial was erected by his fellow comrades and unveiled on the 19th September 1937 by the Mayor of Camberwell, Councillor W.R. Warner who accepted the memorial on behlaf of the citizens of Camberwell from Colonel S.G.Savige, Brigadier of the 10th Infantry Brigade.

Captain Biggsley served with the 8th Battalion A.I.F. in France and was twice wounded. From 1920 until his death in 1934, he was attached to the 24th Battalion, Kooyong Regiment.

Location

Address:Canterbury Road, Canterbury Gardens, Canterbury, 3126
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.823907
Long: 145.079301
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919

Dedication

Front Inscription

Captain John Charles Lesley Biggsley A.I.C. 8 Bn A.I.F. 24 Bn A.M.F.

Source: MA,RSLV,VMR,SKP,RHSV, VWHI
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