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The remains of Burke and Wills were brought to Melbourne by A. W. Howitt and on their grave was placed a monolith of Harcourt granite.
The monument was built by public subscription and a further plaque was erected by the Old Colonists Association to commemorate the 50th anniversary of their expedition
|Address:||College Crescent, Melbourne General Cemetery, Parkville, 3052|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.791667|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Designer:||Huxley & Parker|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1865|
In memory of Robert O`Hara Burke and William John Wills
Comrades in a great achievement, companions in death and associates in renown"
The first to cross the continent of Australia.
Burke Wills Gray King survivor