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Karlie McDonald Clock : 28-December-2010
Karlie McDonald Clock : 28-December-2010

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Arthur Garland

In 1933, the Karlie McDonald Memorial Clock Tower was erected to honour the death of the Kerang High School Teacher who gave her life to save students from drowning in the Loddon River during swimming training in March 1927.

Location

Address:Wellington & Victoria Streets, Kerang, 3579
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.735
Long: 143.920278
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event STart Date:30-March-1927
Actual Event End Date:30-March-1927

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1933
Front Inscription

This memorial tower is a tribute to the imperishable memory of Karlie McDonald MA who gave her life in the rescue of one of her pupils from the Loddon River 30th March 1927. One who was beloved, and honored by all those who were privileged to know her. Finis coronant opus

Source: MA,VMR,RHSV
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