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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.
|Address:||Parkes Street, Nambucca Heads, 2448|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -30.645931|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1890|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1890|
(native of Leith, Scotland)
drowned in Nambucca River
11.3.1890, aged 30 years.
Erected by his shipmates and friends.