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Tombstone erected by pupils of the Moonee Ponds School in memory of James and William Bysouth who were accidentally drowned while fishing on the 24th March 1862.
The two boys had gone fishing in Moonee Ponds Creek and when they did not return home by nightfall a search was organised. It is believed that both boys drowned when William fell into the creek and James attempted to save his brother.
|Address:||College Crescent, Melbourne General Cemetery, Parkville, 3052|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.791811|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||24-March-1862|
|Actual Event End Date:||24-March-1862|