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03-May-2015
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The fountain commemorates Merv Wright M.B.E., councillor and council treasurer, farmer, community and charity worker, who was tragically killed in a tractor accident 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:Government - Local
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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