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Goongarrie Cemetery

Gold was found in Goongarrie in May 1893 by Billy Frost and Jack Bennett. This once prosperous town boasted a post and telegraph office, 2 hotels and several shops which did a good trade as a stopover for the daily coach from Coolgardie to Menzies. By 1903 Goongarrie was reduced to 1 hotel and 1 store. The remnants of the old town - 3 stone railway fettlers cottages - can still be seen on the Goldfields Highway, 40 km south of Menzies.

Surname
Given Name
Year of death
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CUSHION
Paddy
1896
LAPSLEY
Alfred Harry
1905
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