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Learmonth Boer War Memorial
Learmonth Boer War Memorial

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The monument commemorates Charles Vaughan, a soldier who was killed in the South African (Boer) War

Monument characteristics :

Monument is a red granite obelisk on a stone plinth on a stone base.

Monday. (From Our Correspondent.) The ceremony of unveiling the monument to be erected to the memory of the late Sergeant Vaughan this week is to take place at 4 o’clock on Saturday next. The Premier, the Hon. A. J. Peacock, will perform the ceremony. Ladies willing to assist in entertaining the visitors after the ceremony are invited by advertisement to send their names to the Learmomth librarian, who will deliver them to the ladies’ reception committee.
Ballarat Star (Vic), 24 September 1901.


Address:Sunraysia Highway, Learmonth, 3352
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.422933
Long: 143.717136
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Actual Event STart Date:18-February-1901
Actual Event End Date:18-February-1901
Monument Manufacturer:McDonald & Sons (Ballarat, VIC)


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 28th September, 1901
Front Inscription

Erected by the residents of the District

In memory of Charles Vaughan

Sergeant. Australian Imperial Regiment

Killed in action at Hartebeestfontein, South Africa

February 18th 1901.

"Till the master of all good workmen shall put him to work anew"

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