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Inscription 2 : 27-September-2014
Inscription 2 : 27-September-2014

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A monument commemorates Salvation Army Officer and Politician, Albert Bruntnell.

Albert Bruntnell (4 August 1866 – 31 January 1929) was an Australian politician. He was a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly from 1906 until his death and held a number of ministerial positions in the Government of New South Wales. He was a conservative and at various times he represented the Liberal and Reform and the Nationalist parties.

A memorial monument to the late Mr Albert Bruntnell, M L A and State Minister, will be unveiled by the leader of the Parliamentary Opposition (Mr Bavin) in the Northern Suburbs Cemetery on Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock. The chairman of the citizens committee responsible for the memorial (Mr. R. B. Orchard) will deliver an address.
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW), 30 January 1931.

Location

Address:Delhi & Plassey Roads, Macquarie Park Cemetery, Methodist Section, Macquarie Park, 2113
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.790556
Long: 151.140278
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State
Link:http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonli…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 1st February, 1931
Front Inscription

            BRUNTNELL

ERECTED BY THE CITIZENS AS A TRIBUTE
       TO THE MEMORY OF

THE HON. ALBERT BRUNTNELL
                    M.L.A.
LATE CHIEF SECRETARY OF N.S.W.
WHO DIED 31st JANUARY 1929
          AGED 62 YEARS
A FAITHFUL SERVANT OF THE PEOPLE
                ALSO

   NELLIE BRUNTNELL
BELOVED WIFE AND DEVOTED MOTHER
   DIED 21st JANUARY 1953


 

Source: MA, ADB
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