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20-August-2015
20-August-2015
Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

A plaque commemorates William Charles Musgrave who drowned during the sinking of the "Gothenburg" on the Barrier Reef in Queensland in February 1875.

 

 

Location

Address:Simpson Street, St John`s Anglican Church, Ballan, 3342
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.598648
Long: 144.227541
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event STart Date:25-February-1875
Actual Event End Date:25-February-1875

Dedication

Front Inscription

In memory of William Charles Musgrave

who was drowned at sea at the wreck of the "Gothenburg" on the Barrier Reef on the North East coast of australia.

Born 16th July 1849.
Died 25th Feb. 1875.

Sorrow not even as others which have no hope, for if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.  I.  Thess. IV. 13. 14.

 

Source: MA
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