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20-June-2018
20-June-2018
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The monument commemorates Charles Brodie who drowned in the Nambucca River on the 11th March 1890. The monument, which features a broken column, was erected by his shipmates and friends.

MONDAY.  Charles Brodie, a native of Scotland, aged 27, steward of the steamship Wellington, was drowned to-day by the capsizing of a boat at Macksville, where he had gone for provisions for the steamer. The body has not been recovered owing to the fresh that is running. 
Sydney Morning Herald (NSW), 11 March 1890. 

Location

Address:Parkes Street, Rotary Lookout, Nambucca Heads, 2448
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.645291
Long: 153.012045
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event Start Date:11-March-1890
Actual Event End Date:11-March-1890

Dedication

Front Inscription

    In Memory of
CHARLES BRODIE
Native of Leith, Scotland
       Drowned
In Nambucca River
 11th March 1890
Aged 30 Years.

This Stone Is Erected By His
Shipmates, & Friends.

Source: MA,H
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