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The bronze plaque on the resting places for the ashes, commemorates the co-founder of the APEX clubs of Australia, William Langham Proud who died in 1984.

The first Apex Club was formed at Geelong in 1931 when three architects attempted to join the Rotary Club of Geelong. As Rotary has a rule restricting one profession to each club the three architects - Ewan Laird, Langham Proud and John Buchan went on to form The Young Businessmen's Club of Geelong. After clubs were formed at Ballarat and Camperdown, The Association of Apex Clubs was formed, and the three clubs branded as "Apex".


Address:174 Barrabool Road, Memorial Garden , St Luke`s Uniting Church, Highton, 3216
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.169134
Long: 144.310408
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People


Front Inscription

Proud William Langham (CBE)
28.1.1909 - 9.12.1984,
co-founder APEX Clubs of Australia

Source: RHSV
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