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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 Apri 1890. 

Location

Address:College Crescent, Melbourne General Cemetery, Parkville, 3052
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 Memory of
            MATTHEW MINCHIN
              7TH APRIL 1890
               AGED 34 YEARS

NOW THE LABOURER'S TASK IS OVER,
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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