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Sergeant Major Albert Houchton
Sergeant Major Albert Houchton

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Obelisk commemorates Sergeant-Major Albert Houghton who was a soldier killed in the South African (Boer) War. The memorial was erected by the residents of Inverleigh and unveiled by Colonel Templeton on the 14th May 1902.
The Argus, 17th May 1902.

Location

Address:Hamilton Highway & Railway Street, Inverleigh, 3321
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.102025
Long: 144.050548
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:16-October-1901
Actual Event End Date:16-October-1901

Dedication

Front Inscription

Erected by the inhabitants, in memory of Serjt. Major Albert Houchton(sic) Victorian 5th Contingent killed in action at Utrecht, South Africa, 16th October, 1901. He did his duty as a soldier and a man

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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