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03-May-2015
03-May-2015

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A fountain commemorates Councillor Merv Wright, a community and charity worker who was tragically killed in February 1972.

 

Location

Address:Kings Parade, ANZAC Park, Ulverstone, 7315
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.158486
Long: 146.165959
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Fountain
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event STart Date:03-February-1972
Actual Event End Date:03-February-1972

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 31st December, 1973
Front Inscription

M. H. Wright Memorial Fountain

This fountain is erected in memory of Cr. Merv Wright M.B.E.

Tireless community and charity worker who was accidentally killed on the 3rd February 1972.

It is built from donations by the people of Ulverstone, the Government of Tasmania and former associates from all walks of life.

Officially opened by the Premier of Tasmania the Honourable E. E. Reece M.H.A. on the 31st December, 1973

Source: MA
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