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21-November-2015
21-November-2015

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

A plaque commemorates Tom Maguire who was a boxing trainer and manager in Newcastle from 1919 to the mid 1950s.  

His "Star Gymnasium" in Hamilton produced many champions including 37 Australian titleholders. A plaque was also erected in 1987 at the site of his gymnasium in Beaumont Street.

Location

Address:Beaumont & James Streets, Northern Star Hotel, Hamilton, 2303
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.922891
Long: 151.747031
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1987
Front Inscription

         BOXING HISTORY
This Plaque Erected As A Tribute
                   To
Mr. Tom Maguire "Mr Mac" 
Leading Boxing Tutor - Trainer
                  Of
22 Australian  1 Australasian  
1 British Empire Title Holders
"A Salute To Our Northern Stars"
              1987

Source: MA,H
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