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28-May-2019
28-May-2019

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A brass tablet, erected by Barcaldine Lodge No. 51 M.U.I.O.O.F, commemorates James Page, Past Grand-Master of the Order and for many years Federal Member for Maranoa, who died in 1921. 

At the last monthly meeting of members of the Barcaldine Lodge No 51, M.U.I.O.O.F., a brass tablet moulded in cedar, in memory of the late Mr. James Page for many years Federal member for Maranoa and a past grand master of the Order was unveiled. The tablet bears the following inscription - "This tablet was erected by members of the Loyal Barcaldine Lodge No 51 M.U.I.O.O.F. to the memory of late Bro James Page P.G.M. who died in Melbourne on 3rd June 1921 aged 61 years.  Initiated 26th June 1888."  In a semi-circle at the head of the memorial are the words: "In Friendship, Love and Truth," and the heart and hand. At the foot of the design are clasped hands. There was a large attendance of members at the dedication and unveiling ceremony which was performed by Bro. C. J. James. His remarks were supported by Bro. R. A. Parnel P.P.G.M., and W. C. Peel P.G., the latter speaking from experience of the late brother's generosity in helping those whom he considered to be deserving of assistance. 
Brisbane Courier (Qld.) 18 March 1922. 

Location

Address:Beech & Gidyea Streets, Barcaldine Historical / Folk Museum, Barcaldine, 4275
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -23.55844
Long: 145.288344
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1922
Front Inscription

IN FRIENDSHIP LOVE AND TRUTH

           THIS TABLET 
WAS ERECTED BY MEMBERS OF 
LOYAL BARCALDINE LODGE,
          No. 51 M.U.I.O.O.F. 
             IN MEMORY OF 
LATE BRO. JAMES PAGE, P.G.M.
WHO DIED AT MELBOURNE, JUNE 3rd 1921,
         AGED 61 YEARS 
INITIATED  26th JUNE 1888. 

 

 

Inscription in Proximity

 



 

Source: MA
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