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Captain Robert Salmon Memorial
Captain Robert Salmon Memorial

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The Memorial was erected in memory of Captain Robert Salmon who lost his life while serving in the South African (Boer) War. The Memorial is a polished black granite column and urn on a stone base and was unveiled by the Prime Minister, Edmund Barton in February 1901.  

Location

Address:Heales & O`Hara Streets, Soldiers Memorial Park, Talbot, 3371
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.170125
Long: 143.701275
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:16-March-1900
Actual Event End Date:16-March-1900
Monument Manufacturer:Chambers & Cullen (Melbourne, VIC)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 15th February, 1901
Front Inscription

ERECTED
BY HIS FRIENDS
In Memory Of
CAPTAIN
ROBERT WESTRUP SALMON
V. M. R.
1st VICTORIAN CONTINGENT.
STAFF AUSTRALIAN REGIMENT.
WHO DIED ON SERVICE
AT NAUWNPORT, S. AFRICA.
16TH MARCH 1900.

Source: MA,RSLV,VMR,SKP
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