Remembering the people who have been forgotten

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NOT FORGOTTEN: Max Burnside with a newly constructed memorial to local paupers who were buried without gravestones near or in the cemetery. Mr Burnside and two other community members funded the project and with historical research and handywork from local residents. PHOTOS: Philippe Perez

A NEW memorial dedicated to paupers who lived in the Strathbogie region has recently been set up at the Euroa Cemetery.

Euroa local Max Burnside and two other anonymous citizens put up funds to construct the memorial which stands near where many paupers where buried at the cemetery.

Fellow locals Jeff Starkey helped Mr Burnside researching these forgotten locals, along with another local Rodney Kubeil, who assisted in constructing the memorial.

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