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05-May-2016
05-May-2016

Photographs supplied by Heather Saunders

The Gower Wilson Memorial Hospital constructed in 1940 commemorates Gower Wilson, who was born on Lord Howe Island but lost his life at sea on the missing cruiser "Viking".  His son and three crew men also lost their lives.

 

 

Location

Address:Bowker Avenue, Gower Wilson Memorial Hospital, Lord Howe Island, 2898
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.529386
Long: 159.068093
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Approx. Event Start Date:1936
Approx. Event End Date:1936

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1940
Front Inscription

Gower Wilson Memorial Hospital

Source: MA
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