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27-October-2013
27-October-2013

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The flagpole was presented to the citizens of Lockington by the Girl Guides and Brownies to commemorate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. 

The coronation of Elizabeth II took place on 2 June 1953 at Westminster Abbey, London. Elizabeth II ascended the throne at the age of 25 upon the death of her father, George VI, on 6 February 1952, being proclaimed queen by her privy and executive councils shortly afterwards. 

 

 

Location

Address:Shakespeare Crescent, Wall of Remembrance, Lockington, 3563
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.269177
Long: 144.536534
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Flagpole
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Imperial
Actual Event Start Date:02-June-1953
Actual Event End Date:02-June-1953

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1953
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This flagpole was presented to the citizens of Lockington by Girl - Guides and Brownies

To commemorate the coronation of H. M. Elizabeth II on 2 - 6 - 1953


 

Source: MA
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