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22-August-2015
22-August-2015

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

A statue commemorates Australian Football League player, John Gerovich.  It depicts Gerovich`s famous mark over Ray French at the 1956 preliminary final.

John Gerovich is a former Australian rules footballer who played with South Fremantle in the WAFL during the 1950s and 1960s. Gerovich was a key position forward, best known for high flying marks and his prolific goalkicking.

Location

Address:William & Parry Streets, Fremantle Oval, Fremantle, 6160
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.055547
Long: 115.750081
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Sport
Monument Designer:Robert Hitchcock

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 5th June, 2006
Front Inscription

This statue was unveiled by Hon Alan Carpenter MLA  Premier of Western Australia on the 5th June 2006

Source: MA
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