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Plaque commemorates the unmarked graves of 492 orphaned babies who died at the Broadmeadows orphanage and were buried at Will Will Rook Cemetery from 1901 to 1942.
Broadmeadows Babies' Home, opened in 1890 and run by the Roman Catholic Sisters of St Joseph, housed orphans and wards of state until they were about five years old, when they were sent to other Catholic institutions throughout Victoria.
|Address:||Camp Road , Will Will Rook Cemetery, Broadmeadows, 3047|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.686442|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event End Date:||August-1996|
WILL WILL ROOK CEMETERY
This Plaque was erected by Sisters of St Joseph In memory of those laid to rest from St Joseph's Babies' Home Broadmeadows during the period 1901-1942