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John Jones : 22-January-2012
John Jones : 22-January-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The monument erected over the grave, commemorates John Jones, who was one of the founding members of the Order of Foresters in Victoria.

The Order of Foresters was set up as a non-profit organisation, with the principles of the society being to provide financial and social benefits as well as support to members and their families in times of unemployment, sickness, death, disability and old age.

The Order of Foresters played a particularly active role in the lives of members and their families during times of crisis in the Depression and both World Wars.



Address:College Crescent, Melbourne General Cemetery, Carlton North, 3054
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.787528
Long: 144.964611
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Grave
Monument Theme:People


Front Inscription

This monument has been erected by the Foresters of this Colony to the late John Jones

One of the founders of the Order in Victoria who departed this life at Collingwood on the 28th May 1871  

Aged 55 years

Source: MA
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