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John Jones : 22-January-2012
John Jones : 22-January-2012

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Commemorates John Jones, who was one of the founding members of the Order of Foresters in Victoria.

The Order of Foresters was set up as a non-profit organisation, with the principles of the society being to provide financial and social benefits as well as support to members and their families in times of unemployment, sickness, death, disability and old age.

The Order of Foresters played a particularly active role in the lives of members and their families during times of crisis in the Depression and both World Wars.

 

Location

Address:College Crescent, Melbourne General Cemetery, Parkville, 3052
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.787528
Long: 144.964611
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

This monument has been erected by the Foresters of this colony to the late John Jones one of the founders of the Order in Victoria who departed this life at Collingwood on the 28th May 1871  Aged 55 years

Source: MA
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