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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.
|Address:||High Street, Melton, 3337|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.684167|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||11-October-1899|
|Actual Event End Date:||31-May-1902|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1907|
In loving memory of Captain S. Tom. Staughton D.S.O., M.L.A.
Born 30th Dec. 1876.
Died 20th May 1903.
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