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06-February-2019
06-February-2019
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The replica of the common seal was placed as a tribute to Norman Griffiths, former Town Clerk for 50 years service to the council and residents of Ku-Ring-Gai. Norman Griffiths retired from the council in 1969 and received a British Empire Medal in 1971 for his services to local government. 

Mr Norman Lawrence Griffiths joined the Ku-Ring-Gai Shire Council on 27/9/1919 as a clerk in the Engineers Department. He was promoted to Accountant in 1929. He served as Town Clerk for 22 years from 18/11/1947 until his retirement on 21/9/1969.

Location

Address:818 Pacific Highway, Ku-Ring-Gai Council Chambers, Gordon, 2072
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.754177
Long: 151.151729
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local

Dedication

Front Inscription

Plaque:
THIS REPLICA OF THE COMMON SEAL
WAS PLACED HERE ON
21st SEPTEMBER, 1969
AS A TRIBUTE TO

NORMAN LAWRENCE GRIFFITHS
TOWN CLERK
WHO RETIRED THIS DAY
AFTER 50 YEARS LOYAL AND DEVOTED SERVICE
TO THE COUNCILS AND
RESIDENTS OF KU-RING-GAI


Plaque:

In The 1971 New Year Honours
Her Majesty The Queen
Conferred Upon
Mr Norman Laurence (sic) Griffiths
The British Empire Medal
In Recognition Of His Outstanding
Services To Local Government

Source: MA
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