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Captain James Kelly : 16-June-2013
Captain James Kelly : 16-June-2013

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Commemorates Captain James Kelly who was captain of the Prahran City Fire Brigade.


Address:Princes Highway & Hotham Street, Cemetery, Roman Catholic Compartment B Grave 98, St Kilda East, 3181
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.859545
Long: 145.002672
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Government


Front Inscription

Sacred to the memory of James J. Kelly late Major in the Victorian Militia Infantry and for 10 years Captain Prahran City Fire Brigade who died 5th Feby 1891 aged 39 years.
Deeds not Words
Requiescat in Pace

Erected as a memento of esteem by his comrades and members of the Vol. Fire Brigades

Plaque :

This memorial was restored and rededicated during the Metropolitan Fire Brigade`s centenary year (1991) on Tuesday September 17, 1991 to commemorate the death of Captain James Kelly an active instigator of the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigades Board.

Restoration was made possible through the advice and generosity of Tobin Brothers Pty. Ltd.


Source: MA
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