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13-March-2021
13-March-2021

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The monument over the grave commemorates Charles Manning Evenden, a teacher at Mitchells Island School who was killed in October 1929 when attempting to rescue a 12 year old Enid Brook from drowning at Oxley Ferry.  Enid Brook also drowned in the incident.

Location

Address:36 Leslies Lane, Mitchells Island Cemetery, Mitchells Island, 2430
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.881751
Long: 152.601418
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Grave
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event Start Date:10-October-1929
Actual Event End Date:10-October-1929
Designer:J. J.Edstein & Sons (Taree, NSW)
Monument Manufacturer:J. J.Edstein & Sons (Taree, NSW)

Dedication

Front Inscription

In memory of Charles Manning Evenden

Deied 10th October 1929

Aged 46 years

Dedicated to his memory by citizens of the Manning District in appreciation of his noble sacrifice in attempting to save a child from drowning

"Greater love hath no man than this"

Source: MA
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