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21-May-2018 (Heather Stevens)
21-May-2018 (Heather Stevens)

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The monument commemorates Salvation Army Officer and politician, Albert Bruntnell.

Albert Bruntnell (4 August 1866 – 31 January 1929) was an Australian politician. He was a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly from 1906 until his death and held a number of ministerial positions in the Government of New South Wales. He was a conservative and at various times he represented the Liberal and Reform and the Nationalist parties.

A memorial monument to the late Mr Albert Bruntnell, M L A and State Minister, will be unveiled by the leader of the Parliamentary Opposition (Mr Bavin) in the Northern Suburbs Cemetery on Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock. The chairman of the citizens committee responsible for the memorial (Mr. R. B. Orchard) will deliver an address.
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW), 30 January 1931.


Address:Delhi & Plassey Roads, Macquarie Park Cemetery, Methodist Section, Macquarie Park, 2113
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.790556
Long: 151.140278
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 1st February, 1931
Front Inscription


Erected by the citizens as a tribute to the memory of the Hon. Albert Bruntnell M.L.A.

Late Chief Secretary of N.S.W. who died 31st January 1929

Aged 62 years

A faithful servant of the people

Also Nellie Bruntnell

Beloved wife and devoted mother

Died 21st January 1953


Source: MA, ADB
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au