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Grave commemorates Billy Noongale.

Billy Noongale an Aboriginal of the Beverley district,  was a friend and companion of Sir John Forrest on his exploration trips from Perth to Adelaide in 1870. Billy Noongale died in 1904 aged 52 years and his grave is marked by a stone in the Beverley Cemetery paid for by John Forrest.

Location

Address:Vincent Street, Cemetery, Beverley, 6304
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.105278
Long: 116.933889
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Indigenous
Approx. Event Start Date:1870
Approx. Event End Date:1870

Dedication

Front Inscription

ERECTED BY
SIR JOHN FORREST
In Memory Of
BILLY NOONGALE
(ABORIGINAL NATIVE OF THE
BEVERLEY DISTRICT)
WHO WAS ONE OF HIS FAITHFUL COMPANIONS
ON HIS EXPLORING EXPEDITION

FROM PERTH TO ADELAIDE
1870
DIED AT BEVERLEY 30TH JUNE 1904
AGED 52 YEARS.

Source: MA
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