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14-November-2016
14-November-2016

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A lamp on a sculptured base commemorates Captain S. T. Staughton, a soldier who served in the South African (Boer) War.

Location

Address:High Street, Melton, 3337
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.684167
Long: 144.580278
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1907
Front Inscription

In loving memory of Captain S. Tom. Staughton D.S.O., M.L.A.

Born 30th Dec. 1876.

Died 20th May 1903.

Plaque :

The Staughton Memorial Lamp, originally lit by gas, was restored and converted to electricity with the joint co-operation of the Melton & District Historical Society Inc. and the Shire of Melton.

This lamp was re-lit on 12th March 1992

Source: MA,RSLV,VMR,SKP
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