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

The grave headstone commemorates Private William Dalton of the 99th Regiment of Foot who drowned while bathing in December 1853.

 

 

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:29-December-1853
Actual Event End Date:29-December-1853

Dedication

Front Inscription

Of your charity pray for the soul of William Dalton,

Private of H.M. 99th Regt drowned 29th Dec 1853 while bathing at Emily Bay

Aged 31 Years. R.I.P.

"My life is cut off as by a Sea
verwhislt I was Yet But beginning,
he cut me off." 
                Isa XXXVIII.XII

This stone has been erected by his affectionate comrades.

Source: MA
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