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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.
|Address:||Churchill Avenue, Alexandra Battery Lookout, Sandy Bay, 7005|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -42.915655|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 19th April, 1978|
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