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Buried In Townsville
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On the first of February 1992, Mabo was laid to rest in the Townsville cemetery.

His funeral was one of the largest ever seen in Townsville; guests and dignitaries from all over Australia attended.

His wife and children decided to bury him in Townsville, despite his firm wish that he be buried on his own land at Las.
...a restless spirit...
Feb, 1, 1992
death, Eddie Mabo's Death, 21/01/1992, funeral, Mabo Case, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Townsville
...I didn't want to part with him...
Feb, 1, 1992
Eddie Mabo's Death, 21/01/1992, funeral
Audio and Image
Feb, 1, 1992
Eddie Mabo's Death, 21/01/1992, funeral, songs
Koiki's Wish Fulfilled
Sep, 18, 1995
ancestors, Las, Mabo, Benny, Mabo, Edward Koiki, reburial, tombstone
...In Loving Memory...
Jun, 2, 1995
Eddie Mabo's Death, 21/01/1992, grave, Mabo, Bonita, Mabo family
desecration, James Cook University, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Mabo family, Townsville