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01-May-2019
01-May-2019

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The monument commemorates the six men who were killed in the Barrier Mine in January 1912, when a gas explosion occured in the mine.

Location

Address:Church Street, Barnardo Park, West Wyalong, 2671
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.922028
Long: 147.205192
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Disaster
Sub-Theme:Industrial
Actual Event STart Date:13-January-1912
Actual Event End Date:13-January-1912
Monument Designer:J. R. Throwden (Young, N.S.W.)

Dedication

Front Inscription

In loving memory of 

William Cunningham
G. S. Macguire,
J. P. Mulhall,
J. P. Navin,
R. J. Navin,
Rupert Nicholson

Who were killed in the Barrier Mine, Wyalong goldfields.

13th Jan. 1912.

Erected by the Goldfields Rugby Football League, assisted by the general public.

Source: MA
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