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11-June-2020
11-June-2020
Photographs supplied by David Brighton

The tombstone over the grave was erected by the South Melbourne Football Club to commemorate Matthew Minchin, who was a footballer, cricketer and Vice-President of the club who died of brain fever on the 7th April 1890. 

Location

Address:College Crescent, Melbourne General Cemetery, Carlton North, 3054
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.791811
Long: 144.961975
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Sport

Dedication

Front Inscription

Erected by the South Melbourne Football Club

In loving remembrance of Matthew Minchin

Died at South Melbourne
7th April 1890
Aged 34 years.

Now the labourer`s task is o`er,
Now the battle days is past,
Now upon the farther shore lands the voyager at last.
Father in Thy gracious keeping
Leave we now our dear one sleeping

Source: MA
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