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A monument commemorates Charles Brodie who drowned in the Nambucca River on the 11th March 1890. The monument, which featurs a broken column, was erected by his shipmates and friends.

MONDAY.  Charles Brodie, a native of Scotland, aged 27, steward of the steamship Wellington, was drowned to-day by the capsizing of a boat at Macksville, where he had gone for provisions for the steamer. The body has not been recovered owing to the fresh that is running. 
Sydney Morning Herald (NSW), 11 March 1890. 

Location

Address:Parkes Street, Nambucca Heads, 2448
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.645931
Long: 153.016186
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Approx. Event Start Date:1890
Approx. Event End Date:1890

Dedication

Front Inscription

Charles BRODIE
(native of Leith, Scotland)
drowned in Nambucca River
11.3.1890, aged 30 years.

Erected by his shipmates and friends.

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