William Biddle, John Gard, Mark Skull & Richard SpencerPrint Page
A plaque commemorates William Biddle, John Gard, Mark Skull and Richard Spencer who drowned after giving assistance to the emigrant ship "Electric" in September 1865.
|Address:||444 Brighton Road, St Jude`s Church, Brighton, 5048|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.017013|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||23-September-1865|
|Actual Event End Date:||23-September-1865|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1989|
In memory of four men, part of a boat crew, who drowned after giving aid to the emigrant ship "Electric" in danger off Marino Rocks on 23rd September 1865.
Buried near here are :
William Biddle Grave 5AB
John Bailey Gard Grave 18 BC
Mark Skull Grave 43AB
Richard Barber Spencer Grave 9AB
Brighton Historical Society 1989