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Commemorates the life and work of Christopher C Bailey who was concerned with the conservation of the Yarra Valley and the history of the district. Wilson Reserve is named after Skipper Wilson who, with Chris Bailey and Mr Eisemann, led the drive to raise the money to purchase the Reserve "for the youth of Ivanhoe".

Location

Address:Irvine Road, Wilson Reserve, Ivanhoe, 3079
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.76
Long: 145.04
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

Christopher Bailey Billabong. This billabong has been named to honour the lifelong contribution of Christopher C. Bailey. BEM to the conservation of the natural environment from 1916 to 1978. Warringal Conservation Society. Heidelberg Historical Society. Affixed by the City of Heidelberg

Source: VMR,MA,RHSV
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