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The naming of a road commemorates Vern Kerr for his contribution to the Charters Towers community.
|Address:||Gregory Developmental Road, Charters Towers, 4820|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -20.066972|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 19th August, 1998|
VERN KERR DRIVE
Named in memory of Vern Kerr for his contribution to the community. Vern Kerr, MWIA MSWP (USA), was a radio technican for the Royal Flying Doctor Service 1934 - 1977. He transferred from the Cloncurry Base in 1952 to establish the Charters Towers Base, and in 1963 the School of the Air, both at 22 Dalrymple Road.
Recognised for his dedication to duty where he gave encouragement in illness, tragedy and disaster, often under atmospheric stress.
Vale 7 September 1979
Charters Towers City Council - 19.8.98