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10-May-2015
10-May-2015
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A plaque commemorates William D. Burnett, manager of the Oriental Bank at Murrumburrah, who was accidently killed when thrown from a buggy at Burrowa in 1881. 

A Magisterial Inquiry was held on Wednesday last, in the courthouse (before Mr. W. J.E. Wotton,J.P.), touching on the death of William David Burnett, of the Oriental Bank, Murrumburrah, who died that morning from injuries received by being thrown from a buggy. 
The Burrowa News (NSW), 14 October 1881.  

Location

Address:7-9 Menangle Street, St Mark`s Anglican Church, Picton, 2571
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.168835
Long: 150.610116
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event STart Date:12-October-1881
Actual Event End Date:12-October-1881

Dedication

Front Inscription

IN LOVING MEMORY OF  
WILLIAM D.BURNETT, 
LATE MANAGER ORIENTAL BANK 
MURRUMBURRAH.
BORN AT RED BANK 22nd MAY 1857,
ACCIDENTALLY KILLED AT BURROWA
12th OCTOBER 1881.
"AND GOD SHALL WIPE AWAY ALL TEARS 
FROM THEIR EYES, AND THERE SHALL 
BE NO MORE DEATH. "


 

Source: MA
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