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04-January-2015
04-January-2015
Photographs supplied by Russell Byers / John Huth

A plaque, erected by the captain and officers of HM Blanche, commemorates James McAvoy, Paymaster of the Royal Navy who died on the 6th May 1872  and Lieutenant Auderton Smith who died on Bonham Island, Marshall Archipelago on the 29 September 1872.

Location

Address:173 King Street, St. James Anglican Church. North Wall No 77, Sydney, 2000
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.869486
Long: 151.211172
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:06-May-1872
Actual Event End Date:29-September-1872

Dedication

Front Inscription

                 In Memory of
James Benjamin McAvoy Esq.,
       Paymaster Royal Navy :
Who Died At Sydney. May 6th 1872
                     And of
Thomas Thompson Auderton Smith Esq.,
          Lieutenant, Royal Navy :
Who Died At Bonham Island, Marshall Archipelago; Sept 29th 1872.
                 Erected
By The Captain And Officers,
Of Her Majesty`s Ship "Blanche":
In Testimony Of Their Regard And Esteem.

Source: MA,SJ,H
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