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12-July-2014
12-July-2014

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A park commemorates Barry Wilson, former Medical Superintendent of the Winton Hospital who died at age 30.

Barry Wilson was both medical superintendent at the hospital from 1969 until his death in 1972 and first President of the Winton Outback Festival Committee. When he died young, at the age of thirty, the Winton Jaycees wanted to construct a memorial in his memory.

Location

Address:Elderslie Street, Barry Wilson Park, Winton, 4825
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -22.390117
Long: 143.040318
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 16th August, 1973
Front Inscription

BARRY WILSON
MEMORIAL PARK

(Plaque)
BARRY WILSON MEMORIAL PARK
                Constructed By
     WINTON JAYCEES 
              In Memory Of
          BARRY WILSON  
Medical Superintendent, Winton Hospital,
Who Died 11th February, 1972, Aged 30 Years.

Admired And Respected For Devotion To Duty
And Untiring Efforts Towards Many Charities.
DEDICATED ON 16th. AUGUST, 1973
                         By
THE Hon. W. A. R. RAE, M.L.A.
  Minister For Lands And Forestry
     And Member For Gregory

 

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