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Location Median Strip, Whitehorse Road & Watts Street, Box Hill, Whitehorse - Victoria, Australia
Type memorial
Description

The monument in the form of an obelisk was erected with drinking fountains on either side while the upper portion is adorned with two large gas lamps.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 21 January 1902
Inscription

N MEMORIAM
LANCE CORPL G. R. BUTTON
KILLED AT WILMANSRUST SOUTH AFRICA
12TH JUNE 1901.

THIS MEMORIAL WAS UNVEILED BY THE HON. A. J. PEACOCK PREMIER OF VICTORIA ON THE 21ST JAN. 1902.

Back Inscription
SOUTH AFRICA.
_____CORPLS___

[Names]

ERECTED TO COMMEMORATE THE LOYAL AND PATRIOTIC SPIRIT DISPLAYED BY THE MEN OF THIS DISTRICT WHOSE NAMES ARE INSCRIBED HEREON,

IN RESPONDING TO THE EMPIRE'S CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS DURING THE WARS IN SOUTH AFRICA AND CHINA 1899 AND 1902.

ALSO IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION OF A DIVINE PROVIDENCE FOR THE RETURN OF SO MANY OF THE NUMBER.

Right Side Inscription
SOUTH AFRICA.
_____PRIVATES ___
[Names]

Condition

Good

Names

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BUTTON, George Rowland

Service number 1691
Private
Born 1876

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