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A marble tablet, originally erected by the congregation and Sunday School of the Jung Methodist Church, commemorates Alfred Baker who was a councillor for the Shire of Wimmera for 18 years until his death.  He came from Mount Gambier in South Australia when he was 17 or 18 and settled in Horsham.

The plaque was originally located in the Jung Uniting Church which was sold in 1988. 


Address:33 Pynsent Street, Horsham Historical Society, Horsham, 3400
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.715622
Long: 142.201161
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local


Front Inscription

In Memory of
Alfred Baker
Died 15th Oct. 1891,
Aged 48.

Erected As A Testimony Of Love
By The Congregation
And Sabbath school.

"Sleep on beloved ; sleep and
take thy rest ;
Lay down thy head upon thy
Saviour`s breast,
We love thee well but Jesus
loves thee best  
                   Good night."

Plaque :

Removed from the Jung Uniting Church following the final service held on 9th August 1987


Source: MA
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