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A headstone plaque on the grave commemorates Tom Dancey an Aboriginal runner who won the Stawell Gift in 1910. Just four Aboriginal men have won this 120 metres foot race: B Kinnear (1883), T Dancey (1910), L Cooper (1928) and J Ross (2003).

Tom Dancey died in 1957.  A statue of him is located in Railway Park Dirranbandi . 

Location

Address:St George River Road, Dirranbandi Cemetery, Dirranbandi , 4486
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.562778
Long: 148.241389
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Grave
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Sport

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 23rd April, 2011
Source: MA
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