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20-January-2019
20-January-2019

Photographs supplied by Heather Stevens
The plaque commemorates the first Police Boys Club in Australia and the World, and is dedicated to the life and work of "Jack" O`Shannessy who established the club in August 1934. 

Location

Address:24A Attunga Street, Attunga Public Hall, Attunga, 2345
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.929255
Long: 150.842354
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Approx. Event Start Date:August-1934

Dedication

Front Inscription

Founded - 70 years - Established, August 1934

1st Police Boys Club
Memorial & Commemoration

Founder - Instigated by Snr. Constable William "Jack" O`Shannessy

1st Police Boys Club under Police supervision in Australia & the world

Dedication unveiled by :
Peter, Anthony & Lawrence O`Shannessy
Peter Draper M.P. Independent Member for Tamworth

Memorial dedicated by O`Shannessy families & friends

In recognition of the life long service & work of Jack" O`Shannessy

Source: MA
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