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Bridge and obelisk commemorate Sapper William Derek Field accidentally killed during the construction of the bridge in 1959. 

Location

Address:St Georges Road, Dallas Brooks Scout Park, Beaconsfield Upper, 3808
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.992108
Long: 145.394741
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event STart Date:12-September-1959
Actual Event End Date:12-September-1959

Dedication

Front Inscription

W.D. Field Memorial Bridge.
This obelisk is erected by
Caulfield District Boy Scouts
in memory of
Sapper William Derek Field R.A.E.
who was accidentally killed
on 12th September 1959
during bridge construction

Source: VMR,RHSV
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