A place of historical, aesthetic
and social significance to
the Warrnambool district

Warrnambool Cemetery

Warrnambool was settled in the 1840s and land for the Cemetery was gazetted and Trustees appointed in June 1854.  There was a number of early burials that took place in these grounds before this time, most of which are listed in the Cemetery office.  Warrnambool Cemetery Trust is a non profit incorporated trust.  The trust operates under the provisions of the Cemeteries Act 2003 (Victoria).

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MURRAY - JOHN

Last name:   MURRAY
First name:   JOHN
Age:   65
Date of death:   04-05-1916
Date of service:   05-05-1916

A significant grave site and memorial at the Warrnambool Cemetery is that of John Murray, Warrnambool’s most influential and important politician. He was the member for Warrnambool for 32 years and Premier of Victoria from 1909 to 1912.

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