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The Clarence Pirie Memorial Park commemorates Senior Constable Clarence Pirie who died from gunshot wounds when attempting to arrest two juvenile car thieves in October 1960.


Address:Glen Davis Road, Clarence Pirie Memorial Park, Capertee, 2846
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.143736
Long: 149.983791
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State
Actual Event STart Date:13-October-1960
Actual Event End Date:13-October-1960


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Clarence Pirie Memorial Park

Plaque :

This plaque has been erected to perpetuate the memory of Senior Constable Clarence Roy Pirie

In recognition of his ultimate sacrifice when he died as a result of gunshot wounds sustained when arresting two juvenile car thieves at Jews Creek on the 13th October 1960.

"To everything there is a season and a time for every person under the heaven"




Source: MA
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