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14-March-2018 (Graeme Saunders)
14-March-2018 (Graeme Saunders)

Photographs supplied by Clive Muchamore / Graeme Saunders

The monument commemorates Henry Warnam and Peter Heffernan, privates in the 99th Regiment, who drowned when fishing at Rope Rock in October 1850.

Location

Address:Headstone Road, Headstone Reserve, Norfolk Island, 2899
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.044969
Long: 167.921538
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Approx. Event Start Date:October-1850
Approx. Event End Date:October-1850

Dedication

Front Inscription

In memory of 

Henry Warnam
Aged 26 years.

And

Peter Heffernan
Aged 22 years.

Privates of H. M. 99th Regt of Foot who were accidentally drowned, when, fishing at Rope Rock, October, 1850.

Their bodies not having been found, this stone is erected to mark the spot by their affectionate comrades.

In the midst of life we are in death

Source: MA
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