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06-August-2017
06-August-2017
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The plaque commemorates Captain David Jones for his services to the Welsh community. Captain Jones died in 1926.

MELBOURNE, December 28. Captain David Jones, a skipper who made a number of trips to Australia; in charge of famous clipper ships of the eighties, died at Armadale, on Chrismas Day, at the age of 85 years. When he "came ashore" for good he associated himself in business with the Victorian Stevedoring Company.
Evening News  (Sydney), 26 December 1926.

Location

Address:320 La Trobe Street, Welsh Church, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.810514
Long: 144.959921
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Front Inscription

A Tribute To The Memory Of 
CAPTAIN DAVID JONES
Whose Generosity To The Welsh Calvinistic 
Methodist Connexion And Whose Constant
Interests In All Matters Pertaining To The
Welfare Of The Welsh People Is Gratefully
Remembered By His Fellow Countrymen. —

Died December 25th 1926

Source: MA
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