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09-January-2016
09-January-2016

Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin
A monument commemorates Ernie Richards, a stockman from Cobungra who perished with his horse and his dog in a bushfire in January 1939.

Location

Address:Great Alpine Road, Sharpes Hill, Cobungra, 3898
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.082673
Long: 147.381284
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event STart Date:13-January-1939
Actual Event End Date:13-January-1939

Dedication

Front Inscription

 In memory of  "Ernie"  Richards

A Cobungra stockman who perished with his horse and dog near this place as a result of fire

January 13th 1939

Erected by Omeo Historical Society

Source: MA
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