Alojzy “Alex” Dziendziel Print Page
Originally from Poland, Mr Dziendziel served as a justice of the peace for 40 years and was a member of the RSL Glenorchy Branch for more than 60 years.
He was involved in the Red Cross Glenorchy Branch, GNC – Glenorchy Branch, Polish Senior Citizens Club, Tasmanian Pension Association and the Abbeyfield Society Glenorchy. Mr Dziendziel was also a member of the Glenorchy Community Precinct, Glenorchy Cultural Diversity Advisory Committee, Linkages, Glenorchy Safer Communities Committee and Team Glenorchy.
In recognition of his service to the community and tireless work, he was awarded an MBE OAM in 1979. The Polish government decorated him with the Chivalry Cross for his military service, and he was also decorated with the Order of Australia.
In 2007, Mr Dziendziel was elected Citizen of the Year, also winning the Pride of Australia Medal. He died on 21 August 2010.
|Address:||244 Tolosa Street, Hut 10, Tolosa Park , Glenorchy, 7010|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -42.852416|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 4th March, 2014|
Dedicated to the memory of Alojzy [ Alex ] Dziendziel MBE, OAM
14. 6. 1926 - 21. 8. 2010
Long term resident of Glenorchy
Dedicated member of the Polish community
Tireless community worker for over 50 years
Fondly remembered in this place