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17-March-2018
17-March-2018
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The grave headstone commemorates John Atkinson who drowned while fishing for the Commandant in February 1840.

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Location

Address:Quality Row, Kingston, Cemetery, Norfolk Island, 2899
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.057195
Long: 167.967357
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Grave
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event Start Date:05-February-1840
Actual Event End Date:05-February-1840

Dedication

Front Inscription

    SACRED
       TO
THE MEMORY
OF JOHN ATKINSON
AGED 37 YEARS
Prisoner Of The Crown, And 
Constable At Govt House.

Who Was Drowned On The 5th
Of Feb 1840, While Fishing
For The Commandant,

This stone is erected by Major 
Thos Ryan 50th Reg to mark his
Deep Sorrow at the sad Event.

Source: MA
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