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The garden commemorates the staff and volunteers who from 1987 to 2017 have made contributions of time and money to the Repatriation General Hospital.


Address:216 Daws Road, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, 5041
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.990242
Long: 138.58938
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Garden
Monument Theme:Culture
Approx. Event Start Date:1987
Approx. Event End Date:2017


Front Inscription
Friends of the Repatriation General Hospital
1987 to 2017
The Friends of Repat Garden of Reflection
A small and dedicated band of volunteers, the Friends of the Repat Hospital consistently rose to the occassion to support the service provided by the Repatriation General Hospital (RGH).
Since their formation in 1987, the extraordinary group donated over $750,000 to the RGH in equipment and amenities providing addition benefit to patients.
This garden not only acknowledges the many staff and volunteers who have been integral to the successul operation of RGH but the valuable contribution the `Friends` made to the hospital
We will remember them
Plaque :
Angela Milne RN
1958 - 2019
Proud servant of Repat for 34 years
Plaque :
This garden is dedicated to the memory of Dr Prabha Seshadri
31. 01. 1948 - 05. 09. 2008
A kind and committed physician, teacher and friend
A beautiful lady now at peace
Dearly loved by all at Repatriation General Hospital
Plaque :
Edward "Ted" Reed
4 / 11 / 44 to 24 / 11 / 09
Repat Volunteer of the Year 2007
A dedicated volunteer and a wonderful man
Plaque :
In loving memory of Michelle Louise Jennings
Proud to be a Repat Nurse Ward 17 and 18
5 / 1 / 2004 to 22 / 6 / 2008
Plaque :
Miss Patricia G Deal
Director of Nursing from February 1975 to January 1994
A visionary nursing leader, vigilant in pursuing excellence in patient care & strongly advocating for nursing & nurses.
Reservist the the Royal Australian Army Nurses Corps from 1961 - 1966, rising to rank of Major.
Civilian Surgical team member in Long Xuen, Vietnam 1968 & 1969
A strong affiliation with veterans
Instrumental in organising the commissioning of the Repat Chapel`s stained glass windows.
Remebered with respect and fondness.
Vale 6th July 2004
Left Side Inscription

Plaque :

Norman E. Rogers
Promoted to glory
27. 8. 1994
Aged 77 years

Well done, good & faithful servant

Plaque :

3791033 Pte. J. (Johnny) W. Desnoy
Enlisted for National Service on April 19, 1967,
Arrived in South Vietnam on December 27, 1967.
Served with 12 Platoon "D" Company 3rd Royal Australian Regiment.

Was killed in action at Fire Support Base "Balmoral" on May 26, 1968.

Lest We Forget

Donated by members of 12 Platoon "D" Company 3 RAR

Plaque :

In memory of Belinda Gaskin

Plaque :

Jodie Chivell
27 / 11/ 1972 - 20 / 1/ 2005

Forever in our hearts
Always in our thoughts 
Loved by her friends and colleagues at the RGH

Right Side Inscription

Plaque :

In memory of Tracey Brown

Ward 8`s loved and admired colleague
4. 8. 83 - 12. 7. 03


Source: MA
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