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07-January-2016
07-January-2016

Photographs supplied by Father Ted Doncaster

A monument commemorates John Septimus Roe.  

John Septimus Roe (8 May 1797–28 May 1878) was the first Surveyor-General of Western Australia. He was a renowned explorer, and a Member of Western Australia's Legislative and Executive Councils for nearly 40 years. The sites of Perth and Fremantle were chosen on his recommendation, and he was responsible for laying out the towns.
 

Location

Address:Boyare Avenue, John Septimus Roe School, Mirrabooka, 6061
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.857778
Long: 115.857222
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Colonial
Monument Designer:Greg James
Link:http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonli…

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2009
Source: MA,ADB
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