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Noel Gordon Allen : 11-August-2011
Noel Gordon Allen : 11-August-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A plaque commemorates town employee, Noel Gordon (Porky) Allen, who died when the Backwater Bridge collapsed under the weight of his truck which was carrying gravel.

Location

Address:Bailey & Nicholson Streets, Bairnsdale, 3875
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.824579
Long: 147.631511
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event STart Date:21-July-1982
Actual Event End Date:21-July-1982

Dedication

Front Inscription

Town of Bairnsdale

In memory of Noel Gordon Allen (affectionately known as "Porky Allen") 

A true friend of all and a dedicated employee who died in the course of duty on 21st July, 1982

Source: MA,VMR
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