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01-March-2015
01-March-2015

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / John Huth

A fountain erected by public subscription commemorates Doctor Gordon Morrisey for his services as a medical practitioner to the community for almost fifty years.

Doctor Morrissey was a private general medical practitioner in Ingham and Superintendent of Ingham Hospital for a period of almost 50 years.

Location

Address:McIlwraith Street, Ingham Botanical Gardens, Ingham, 4850
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -18.652414
Long: 146.159194
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Fountain
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Medicine

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1973
Front Inscription

    THIS FEATURE WAS ERECTED
     IN 1973 BY THE RESIDENTS OF

THE HERBERT RIVER DISTRICT
     IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF
DR. GORDON MORRISSEY, O.B.E.
   WHO, FOR A PERIOD OF ALMOST
FIFTY YEARS PRIOR TO HIS DEATH IN
    INGHAM, ON 8TH. MARCH 1970
RENDERED OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE 
SICK, TO CHARITY, AND TO THE COMMUNITY
IN GENERAL, NOT ONLY IN HIS PROFESSION
OF MEDICINE, BUT ALSO AS A GUIDE,
       PHILOSOPHER AND FRIEND.

Source: MA,NRUM
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