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Quorn rose to a great occasion when the S.A. Minister for Health (Mr. McEwin) laid the foundation stone of this new £18,000 Soldiers' Memorial Hospital. There was a large attendance from right throughout the district. Official visitors included Senator and Mrs. O'Flaherty, the Mayor and Mayoress of Quorn, the Chairman of the District Council, Mr. L. Riches M.P., members of the hospital board, Matron Dix, and Dr. Tippelt. The Minister, during the foundation laying ceremony, paid tribute to the work of Dr. Tippelt and the Matron and hospital staff, who, he said, were rendering splendid service under very difficult conditions.
Centralian Advocate (Alice Springs, NT), 14 January 1949.
|Address:||Hospital Road, Quorn, 5433|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -32.350366|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 18th December, 1948|
Quorn & District Memorial Hospital
This stone was laid by the Honourable A. Lyell McEwin, M.L.C. Minister of Health
18th December 1948.