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Headstone over the grave of George McKay commemorates his efforts in trying to save a fellow worker from drowning in the Wimmera River.

Location

Address:Jeparit Cemetery, Jeparit, 3423
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.1425
Long: 141.987778
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Grave
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community
Actual Event STart Date:15-March-1912
Actual Event End Date:15-March-1912

Dedication

Front Inscription

In memory of George McKay drowned 15th March 1912 aged 28 years.

Erected by his fellow workmen and the people of Jeparit and district to commemorate his heroic action of trying to save a fellow workman (J. Dowling) from drowning in the Wimmera River, Jeparit

Source: RHSV
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