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11-March-2019
11-March-2019

Photographs supplied by Harry Frochter

The headstone, erected over the grave, commemorates Billy Noongale.

Billy Noongale was an Aboriginal of the Beverley district, who was a friend and companion of Sir John Forrest on his exploration trips from Perth to Adelaide in 1870.

Billy Noongale died in 1904 aged 52 years and his grave in the Beverley Cemetery was paid for by Sir John Forrest.

Location

Address:Vincent Street, Cemetery, Beverley, 6304
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.105278
Long: 116.933889
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Grave
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Indigenous
Approx. Event Start Date:1870
Approx. Event End Date:1870

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1905
Front Inscription

Erected by Sir John Forrest

In memory of Billy Noongale

(Aboriginal native of the Beverley District.)

Who was one of his faithful companions on his exploring expedition from Perth to Adelaide

1870

Died at Beverley 30th June 1904
Aged 52 years.


 

Source: MA
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