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17-February-2016
17-February-2016

Photographs supplied by Neil Follett

A plaque at the grave commemorates Norman James Hyde who was a gliding pioneer.

A felt hatter by trade, Norman Hyde became inter­ested in gliding at an early age joining the fledgling gliding club at Beverage, north of Melbourne.  During his lifetime involvement with the gliding movement he was responsible for the construction and designed many glid­ers.

Location

Address:Barmah Bridge Road & Moors Road, Barmah Cemetery, Barmah, 3639
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.008184
Long: 144.973518
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Aviation

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1997
Front Inscription

In the memory of Norman James Hyde

14th Feb. 1919 to 22nd aug. 1993

Gliding Pioneer

Erected by his fellow gliding enthusiasts 1997

 

Source: MA
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