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George W. Stratton : 30-September-2012
George W. Stratton : 30-September-2012

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Monument erected by public subscription commemorates Private George W. Stratton who was killed at Wilmansrust South Africa in 1901. The memorial was unveiled by Colonel Templeton on the 21st June 1902. The Argus (Melbourne) 23 June 1902.

Note -The article in the Argus gives the name as Private George W Shalton.

Location

Address:McLennan Street, Mooroopna, 3629
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.392947
Long: 145.364881
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:12-June-1901
Actual Event End Date:12-June-1901

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 21st June, 1902
Front Inscription

In memory of Private George W. Stratton who was killed at Wilmansrust South Africa June 12th 1901 Aged 19 years. For King and Country.

This memorial was erected by the people of the Mooroopna District

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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