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Hedges Garden & Plaque : June 2014
Hedges Garden & Plaque : June 2014

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown
A rose garden commemorates Albert Hedges who died following injuries while on duty at Berrima Gaol.

In 1959, Albert Hedges was bashed and locked in a shed during an escape attempt at Berrima Gaol. He survived and after rehabilitation returned to work. However he injuries were so severe he was medically retired and passed away several years later.

Location

Address:Argyle Street, Berrima Gaol , Berrima , 2577
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.487793
Long: 150.336245
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Garden
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy

Dedication

Front Inscription
(plaque)
Albert Hedges
Berrima Gaol
Died following injuries 
sustained on duty
Source: MA
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