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Reverend Fred Mackay Plaque
Reverend Fred Mackay Plaque
Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

 Plaque commemorates Reverend Fred McKay who died on the 31st March 2000. 

"Padre Fred", who was born in Mackay, died on March 31, aged 92. He was a patrol padre in far western Queensland from 1937 until 1940. He then served as a chaplain in the Middle East and Italy with the RAAF during World War II. In 1951, he became superintendent of the Australian Inland Mission on the retirement of the Reverend Dr John Flynn.

Location

Address:Daintree & King Streets, John Flynn Place, Cloncurry, 4824
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -20.704261
Long: 140.508414
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Religion

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 26th November, 2000
Front Inscription

 IN MEMORY OF

REV FRED MCKAY

26 NOVEMBER 2000

Source: MA
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