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22-July-2021
22-July-2021

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The Reserve commemorates Alex Bell J.P. for his contributions to the Grafton community. 

Location

Address:Riverside Drive, Alex Bell Reserve / Park, South Grafton, 2460
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.702282
Long: 152.939895
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Front Inscription

ALEX BELL PARK

Plaque:
ALEX BELL RESERVE
THIS RESERVE COMMEMORATES THE CONTRIBUTION MADE TO THE GRAFTON COMMUNITY BY
ALEX BELL J.P.

FOLLOWING SERVICE IN THE A.I.F. IN WORLD WAR 11, ALEX WAS A TIRELESS AND DEDICATED WORKER AND SERVED WITH THE FOLLOWING LOCAL ORGANISATIONS:

SOUTH GRAFTON SUB-BRANCH OF THE R.S.L.
SENIOR VICE-PRESIDENT & PRESIDENT

SOUTH GRAFTON VOLUNTEER WATER BRIGADE
52 YEARS SERVICE INCLUDING 25 YEARS AS PRESIDENT AND 37 YEARS AS FLOOD SUPERVISOR

SOUTH GRAFTON VOLUNTEER FIRE BRIGADE
35 YEARS AND HELD THE POSITION OF ENGINE KEEPER

ALEX WAS ALSO A FOUNDATION MEMBER OF THE SOUTH GRAFTON PROGRESS ASSOCIATION AND ACTIVELY CAMPAIGNED FOR THE PROVISION OF A LEVEE TO PROTECT SOUTH GRAFTON

OPENED IN THE PRESENCE OF MRS. A. BELL ON THE 18TH NOVEMBER, 1993
                                      RAY SMITH - GENERAL MANAGER

 

Source: MA
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