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Major Hector McIntyre : 23-April-2012
Major Hector McIntyre : 23-April-2012

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A horse trough commemorates a World War One soldier and his horses. The widow of the original settler Hector McIntyre, Margaret presented the horse trough and drinking fountain to residents of Port Campbell.

Both are made of Harcourt grey granite , the trough decorated with rustic faces and fixed on granite pillars. Plaque is bronze.

Location

Address:Lord Street, Port Campbell, 3269
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.618969
Long: 142.996722
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 22nd September, 1924
Front Inscription

In loving memory of Major Hector McIntyre, Beloved husband of Margaret McIntyre, killed in action at Ypres, Nov. 1917, and his noble horses.

"at the going down of the sun and in the morning we shall remember them"

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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