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The monument erected over the grave commemorates Henry Masters Barter, who was the First Assistant General Traffic Manager for the Victorian Railways.

Melbourne, Saturday Evening.
Mr. Henry Masters Barter, Assistant General Traffic Manager of the Victorian Railways, died this afternoon of congestion of the lungs after a short illness. Mr. Barter had been very nearly thirty years in the service of the department, and was deservedly respected by all sections of it. He was 54 years of age.
Riverine Herald (Echuca,Vic. : Moama, NSW), 15 September 1884.


Address:College Crescent, Melbourne General Cemetery, Carlton North, 3054
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.791667
Long: 144.962222
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Grave
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Colonial


Front Inscription

Sacred to the memory of Henry Masters Barter

First Assistant General Traffic Manager for the Victorian Railways

Born at Cork, August 1830
Died at Melbourne 13th September 1884.

This monument is erected by the Officers and men of the Railway Department as a tribute of respect and esteem

Source: MA
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