They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them.


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Details for John Fitzsimmons

Warrant Number:1807
Gender: Male
Age Group:Infant
Denomination:Anglican / Church Of England
Date of Birth: Unknown
Date of Death: Unknown
Date of Burial:31 January 1906 (Wednesday)
Cemetery: Makaraka
Block: MKC
Plot #: 925
Map Location:View on Map
Inscription:In loving memory of FRANCES MAY BEECHER, died 12 September 1926 aged 40 years; also SARAH ANN FITZSIMMONS, died 18 November 1933 aged 74 years; JOHN (Fred) FITZSIMMONS, died 26 Janaury 1906 aged 3 years and 9 months; JOHN FITZSIMMONS, died 31 October 1938 aged 78 years.
In loving memory of JOHN HENRY BEECHER, died 12 September 1944 aged 64 years.

Picture of Makaraka cemetery, block MKC, plot 925.

Historic picture of Makaraka cemetery, block MKC, plot 925.

The following interments are also in this plot

SurnameForenamesTypeAge GroupAgeDate of DeathDate of Burial
BeecherFrances MayBurialAdult40Unknown14/09/1926
FitzsimmonsSarah AnnBurialAdult74Unknown20/11/1933
BeecherJohn HenryBurialAdult64Unknown14/09/1944