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Tombstone memorial erected by the South Melbourne Football Club in memory of Matthew Minchin, footballer, cricketer and Vice-President of the club who died of brain fever on the 7th April 1890. 

Location

Address:College Crescent, Melbourne General Cemetery, Carlton North, 3054
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.791811
Long: 144.961975
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

                   ERECTED BY
                           THE
     SOUTH MELBOURNE FOOTBALL CLUB

      In Loving Remembrance of
               MATTHEW MINCHIN
                    7TH APRIL 1890
                   AGED 34 YEARS

  NOW THE LABOURER'S TASK IS O`ER,
     NOW THE BATTLE DAY IS PAST.
NOW UPON THE FARTHER SHORE
     LANDS THE VOYAGER AT LAST.
FATHER IN THY GRACIOUS KEEPING
LEAVE WE NOW OUR DEAR ONE SLEEPING.

Source: MA
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