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(Diane Watson)
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The swimming pool commemorates 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.


Address:Warrego Highway, Mitchell, 4465
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.485833
Long: 147.979167
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945
Monument Manufacturer:H. Taylor & Sons Pty. Ltd.


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

Plaque :

Booringa Shire Council

Mitchell War Memorial Swimming Pool officially opened 31st January, 1955 by J. W. Beitz. Chairman of Council

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

Mmeber for Baloone - J. R. Taylor M. L. A.

Cosulting 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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