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17-November-2013
17-November-2013

Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

The Sybil Irving Memorial is a flowering cherry tree (Prunus serrulata) and seat with plaque on Alexandra Battery Reserve, overlooking the River Derwent. It was unveiled by Lady Burbury, wife of the Governor of Tasmania and dedicated by The Very Reverend H. J. L. Butterly on the 19th April 1978.

It commemorates her service to the Girl Guides Association, Victorian Society for Crippled Children & Adults, Red Cross Society, Australian Women`s Army Service, Women`s Royal Australian Army Corps and the Council on the Ageing.

Memorials to her are found in every State.

Location

Address:Churchill Avenue, Alexandra Battery Lookout, Sandy Bay, 7005
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.915655
Long: 147.357167
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Seat
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community
Link:http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonli…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 19th April, 1978
Front Inscription

Sybil Howy Irving M.B.E. 1897 - 1973

A memorial to commemorate a lifetime of dedicated service to the 
Girl Guides Association
Victorian Society for Crippled Children & Adults
Red Cross Society
Australian Women`s Army Service
Women`s Royal Australian Army Corps
Council on the Ageing

1978

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