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The monument commemorates the Aborigines buried in Camperdown Cemetery. The monument was re-erected in Camperdown in 1944 after being received from Balmain Cemetery the previous year.

The cemetery contains the grave stones of several Aboriginal people who were buried in the cemetery. Among these are: * William Perry died 25 September 1849 * George Papas died 26 August 1849 * Mogo died 5 October 1850 * Wandalina Caborigirel died 7 June 1860 The cemetery has been enclosed and partially turned into Camperdown Memorial Rest Park. Gravestones, which were once in the park have been moved into the enclosed walls of the current cemetery. Mogo and William Perry’s gravestones have been situated next to a monument.



Address:Church & Lennox Streets, Camperdown Cemetery, Newtown, 2050
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.894722
Long: 151.179722
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1944
Front Inscription

            Erected by 
The Rangers League of NSW 
at the inspiration of the late
       in Memory of 
Mogo, Perry, Tommy and Wandalina.
Aborigines buried in this Cemetery.
Also as a tribute to the whole of the 
     Aboriginal Race.

C.A. Allen, President 
C.W. Moore. Hon. Sec 

Source: MA
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