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Captain J. M. Ross : 11-May-2013
Captain J. M. Ross : 11-May-2013

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Memorial marble tablet at the grave commemorates Captain J. M. Ross.  The tablet was originally at Craig's Hole, South Road.

Captain Ross commanded H Company of the V.M.R ( Victorian Mounted Rifles) and resigned his command owing to ill health. He died at the age of 46 in February 1902 while under chloroform, as doctors were performing an operation for hydatids. 

Location

Address:Byaduk Cemetery Road, Byaduk Cemetery , Byaduk , 3301
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.947497
Long: 141.963633
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 3rd December, 1902
Front Inscription

Erected in honour of the late J.M.Ross, a worthy citizen, Captain of H Company V.M.R.

Precept may lead, but example draws.

3rd Decr.1902

Source: MA,RHSV
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