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27-March-2016
27-March-2016

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The memorial plaque commemorates Eric Tristram who was a secretary of the Rotary Club of South Brisbane.  The original playground equipment referred to on the plaque has been replaced.

Mr. Eric Tristam, who died recently, took an active part in Brisbane's community life. He was secretary of the South Brisbane Rotary Club from its formation, was vice-president of the Queensland branch of the Boy Scouts Association, a director of the Gresham Fire & Accident Insurance Society Ltd., a member of the Red Cross committee, Children's Playground Association and Queensland Patriotic and Comforts Fund. He was a member of Brisbane and Tattersalls Clubs, South Brisbane and Clayfield Bowling Clubs, Peninsula Country Golf Club, and Big Game Fishing Association. He was the donor of the well known Tristram Shield which has been played for by the Queensland Soccer Association for many years.
Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld.), 4 April 1944.

 

Location

Address:Camberwell Street, Woolloongabba Rotary Park, East Brisbane, 4169
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.489978
Long: 153.042015
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 31st August, 1947
Front Inscription

The Equipment
Supplied To
This Toddlers Playground
Was Presented By
The Rotary Club Of South Brisbane
In Memory Of
Their Late Hon Secretary 
Eric Freeman Tristram
31st August 1947

Source: MA
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