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05-April-2016
05-April-2016

Photographs supplied by Neil Follett

The prayer rails commemorate Colin and Eileen Jones, and their infant son, who died in a aeroplane crash in October 1934. Colin Jones was a former prefect at the school. 

They were aboard the plane "Miss Hobart", Holyman Airlines DH-86, VH-URN which disappeared off Wilson’s Promontory in Victoria.  

Location

Address:36 Button Street , Launceston Church Grammar School Chapel , Mowbray , 7248
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.408621
Long: 147.129868
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Religious Object
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event Start Date:19-October-1934
Actual Event End Date:19-October-1934

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 9th August, 1936
Front Inscription

Plaque :
In loving memory of Colin & Eileen Jones & their infant son

Lost on the Air-liner Miss Hobart

October 19th 1934

Source: MA
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