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Ash Wednesday Memorial Park : 20-February-2013
Ash Wednesday Memorial Park : 20-February-2013

Photographs supplied by Scott Cunningham

Park commemorates the people who lost their lives in the Ash Wednesday bushfires of February 1983.  21 lives and 186 homes and other buildings were lost in this community

Location

Address:Salisbury Road, Beaconsfield Upper, 3808
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.005398
Long: 145.411423
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Disaster
Sub-Theme:Fire
Actual Event STart Date:16-February-1983
Actual Event End Date:16-February-1983

Dedication

Front Inscription

This park is a memorial to those who lost their lives as a result of the "Ash Wednesday" bushfires in Upper Beaconsfield 16 February 1983.

Residents

Betty Adamson                   Allison Medwin

Lionel Stephens                  Kerry Medwin

Margaret Stephens              Dorothy Bredin

Chris Griffiths                      Kathleen Andrews

                                         Shirley Thomson

Narre Warren Rural Fire Brigade                 Panton Hill Rural Fire Brigade                                

John Minett                                              Bill Marsden

Dorothy Balcombe                                    Peter Singleton

Lloyd Donovan                                          Maurice Atkinson

Murray Forsythe                                        Stuart Duff

Neil Henry                                                 Neville Jeffery

Darrell Wilkes

                                                 Casual Firefighter  Keith Busbridge

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