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Katherine Ledwell
Katherine Ledwell

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

The memorial, erected over the grave by public subscription, commemorates murder victim Katherine Margaret Ledwell who was found shot through the head in 1913.

Katherine Ledwell lived at Montana in Meander with her parents. She was to join her parents later when they went to visit friends but she was found shot through the head. 19 year old Joe Belbin was convicted of her murder and he was executed on the 11th March 1914.

Location

Address:East Westbury Place, St Mark`s Cemetery, Deloraine, 7304
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.52538
Long: 146.66007
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Crime

Dedication

Front Inscription

In loving memory of Katherine Margaret Ledwell

Beloved daughter of A. B. & E. Ledwell

Born 9. July 1897.
Died 26. October 1913.

Blessed are the pure in heart.

Erected by the public of Tasmania in affectionate remembrance of a noble girl

Just as I am -- without one plea.
But that thy blood was shed for me.
And that thou bidst me come to Thee.
O land of God I come.

Source: MA,RUMT
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