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

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The monument erected over the grave, 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, Carlton North, 3054
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.787528
Long: 144.964611
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Grave
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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