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05-June-2020
05-June-2020

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

The monument over the grave was erected by the Northern Branch of the New South Wales Rugby Football League, in memory of Ernest "Peano" Jones who was accidently killed during the construction of the Hamilton Gas Works on the 9th April 1912 at the age of 23.

He was a well known rugby league player and cricketer in the Newcastle District. 

Location

Address:Maitland Road , Sandgate Cemetery, Primitive Methodist, Section 9 Lot 11, Sandgate, 2304
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.869167
Long: 151.706111
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Grave
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Sport
Actual Event Start Date:09-April-1912
Actual Event End Date:09-April-1912

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 3rd November, 1912
Front Inscription

   In Remembrance
        of
ERNEST JOHN JONES,
     (Peano)
Obiit 9th April, 1912.
Aged 23 Years.
    "At Rest."

This Monument Was Erected By The 
N.S.W. Rugby Football League. (Northern Branch)

Source: MA
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