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21-March-2015
21-March-2015

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Polished granite monument erected by public subscription over the grave commemorates John Praed, former mayor of Eaglehawk who died in 1908. 

An imposing monument of polished granite, which is to be erected on a granite base and placed over the grave of the late Mr. John Praed in the Eaglehawk Cemetery, has been completed by Messrs. Wilson and Co., monumental masons, Bendigo. The monument, when completed, will be 18ft in height. It has been provided by public subscription. The monument will be unveiled by the mayor of Eaglehawk and Mr. C. Carling, president of the A.M.A., about the end of the month, when the miners annual conference will be sitting in Bendigo.
The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times (Tas.), 
6 February 1909.

Location

Address:5 Victoria Street, Eaglehawk Cemetery, Eaglehawk, 3556
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.715267
Long: 144.265575
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Grave
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local
Monument Designer:Wilson & Co (Bendigo, VIC)

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1909
Front Inscription
Erected to the memory of John Praed, J.P.
 
Mayor of Eaglehawk and General Secretary of the Amalgamated Miners Association of Victoria and Tasmania
 
Died 29th May, 1908
Aged 48 years.
 
Praed
Labora
Laboris
Causa

Wilson & Co. 

 
 
Right Side Inscription
Erected by the Burgesses of Eaglehawk
 
Branches and members of the A.M.A. of Victorian and District Associations.
 
Source: MA
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