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05-May-2015
05-May-2015

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown
Memorial Bar-B-Q area erected in memory John "Ginger" Leigh for his sportsmanship and leadership in Bombala and District. John Leigh died in 1987. 

Location

Address:Monaro Highway, Apex Park , Bombala, 2632
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.908853
Long: 149.238608
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Front Inscription

                    ELECTRIC
                     BAR-B-Q

JOHN " GINGER"  WILLIAM LEIGH O.A.M.
MEMORIAL BAR-B-Q AREA

(plaque)
THIS BUILDING WAS ERECTED BY SPORTING CLUBS, SERVICE CLUBS BOMBALA SHIRE COUNCIL AND COMMUNITY
                    IN HONOUR AND MEMORY OF 

     JOHN (GINGER) WILLIAM LEIGH O.A.M.
                 WHO DIED ON 21ST JULY 1987. 
EMPLOYED POST OFFICE 1950 ·· 1987
APEX 1965 - 1974 LIFE MEMBER 1974
ALDERMAN 1965 -1977
PROVISIONAL COUNCILLOR 1977 - 1978
A.L.P. SECRETARY 1960 -1978
RUGBY LEAGUE PLAYING CAREER 1952 - 1968  
LIFE MEMBER 1971
BASKETBALL FOUNDATION MEMBER 1957
SCHOOLBOYS FOOTBALL 1953 COMMITTEE MAN
                                                1955 - 1987 SECRETARY
                                               1977 LIFE MEMBER
BOMBALA CITIZEN OF THE YEAR 1984
ORDER OF AUSTRALIA MEDAL 1984
NEVER TO BE FORGOTTEN 
FOR HIS SPORTSMANSHIP AND LEADERSHIP IN BOMBALA
AND ITS SURROUNDING DISTRICT. 
                    

Source: MA
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