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Sapper Dallain  Tombstone : December 2013
Sapper Dallain Tombstone : December 2013

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The tombstone erected by his military comrades, commemorates Sapper H. F. Dallain of the Royal Australian Engineers, who died in Queenscliff Hospital on the 11th April 1902.

The operations at the forts have hitherto been very free from casualties, but unfortunately a death has occurred amongst the Submarine Engineers. During the work at Swan Island, Sapper D'Allaine, an old member of the corps, was stricken with paralysis. He was removed to the military hospital, but died last night. Deceased will be buried tomorrow with full military honors.
Age (Melbourne), 12 April 1909.


Address:Point Lonsdale & Williams Road, Queenscliff Cemetery , Point Lonsdale , 3225
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.279481
Long: 144.614061
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Grave
Monument Theme:People


Front Inscription

In memory of Sapper H. F. Dallain
Royal Australian Engineers

Died at the Military Hospital Queenscliff
11th April 1902
Aged 48 years.

Erected by his military comrades


Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au