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Mitchell Memorial Swimming Pool
Mitchell Memorial Swimming Pool

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Mitchell War Memorial Swimming Pool honours those who served in World War Two.

The War Memorial Swimming Pool was officially opened by the chairman, Councillor J Blitz on the Australia Day holiday, January 31st, 1955. The council fixed charges for the pool was 1/6d for adults and sixpence for children.
The Courier-Mail, 17th December 1954.

Location

Address:Warrego Highway, Mitchell, 4465
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.485833
Long: 147.979167
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Monument Manufacturer:H. Taylor & Sons Pty. Ltd.

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 31st January, 1955
Front Inscription

 Booringa Shire Council
MITCHELL WAR MEMORIAL SWIMMING POOL
Officially opened 31st January, 1955
By J.W.BEITZ. Chairman of Council

        COUNCILLORS
C.A.Chambers        M.J.McManus
C.J.P.Dunshea       J.F.Hobbs
G.E.R.Jukes            W.J.Timmins
J.B.Waldron             J.E.Carlyle
H.N.Bryant                A.J.Donnelly, Shire Clerk

MEMBER FOR BALONNE -J.R.TAYLOR M.L.A.
CONSULTING ENGINEER -JACK MULHOLLAND , M.Sc. M.E.

Contractor                                     Clerk of Works
H. Taylor & Son PTY.LTD.           Peter Roe B.E.

 

Source: MA
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