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07-November-2017
07-November-2017
Photographs supplied by Andrew Sutherland

A plaque from a former life saving station commemorates Will Seabrook who drowned after being swept out to sea while attempting to rescue others after a sandbank collapsed in treacherous seas in January 1914.

Location

Address:Ocean Road & Buckleys Road, Point Lonsdale Surf Lifesaving Club Clubhouse, Point Lonsdale, 3225
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.288351
Long: 144.607703
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event STart Date:03-January-1914
Actual Event End Date:03-January-1914

Dedication

Front Inscription
This life saving station was erected by public subscription to the memory of William Thomas Seabrook who gallantly gave his life at this place in attempting to save May Hunter from drowning on January 3rd 1914
Source: MA
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