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09-July-2018
09-July-2018

Photographs supplied by John Huth
The plaque celebrates 100 years of Red Cross in Australia. 

The Australian Red Cross was established in 13 August 1914, nine days after the start of World War One, by Lady Helen Munro Ferguson, when she formed a branch of the British Red Cross, which is a branch of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.  Lady Helen wrote to the mayors of every shire and municipality in Australia asking them to initiate a local branch. Typically, a letter was published in the local newspaper and a meeting called. 

Location

Address:Wardell Road & Daley Street, Elizabeth Ann Brown Park, Alstonville, 2477
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.842347
Long: 153.439583
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Approx. Event Start Date:1914
Approx. Event End Date:2014

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2014
Front Inscription

Alstonville Red Cross

The power of humanity

Commemorating 100 years

People helping people

1914 - 2014

Source: MA
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