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Harold Edward McCowen Plaque : 28-March-2015
Harold Edward McCowen Plaque : 28-March-2015

Photographs supplied by Russell Byers

The plaque at the base of a tree commemorates Harold Mervyn (Kegga) McCowen for his service to the Bolivia and District community. Harold "Kegga" McCowen died in 2004.  "Kegga " was a former Mayor and Councillor of Tenterfield Shire. 

Kegga McCowen was a recipient of the Order of Australia Medal in 1997 for his service to the local community, particularly through the Tenterfield Shire Council, the New South Wales Farmers’ Association and the Bolivia Progress Association.

An additional plaque at the base of the tree says it was planted by Harold Edward McCowen in 1997 to commemorate his 100th birthday. Harold Edward McCowen died in 1999. 

Note: It is unknown if the original tree planted in 1997 has been replaced. 


 

 

Location

Address:A M White Drive, Bolivia Hall , Bolivia , 2372
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.297055
Long: 151.958552
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local
Approx. Event Start Date:1934
Approx. Event End Date:2004

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2004
Front Inscription

Plaque :

THIS TREE WAS PLANTED 
IN MEMORY OF 

KEGGA McCOWEN O.A.M. 
FOR HIS DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE  
BOLIVIA AND DISTRICT COMMUNITY
1934 ~ 2004 


Plaque :

THIS TREE WAS PLANTED BY  
HAROLD EDWARD
  McCOWEN 
TO COMMEMORATE 
HIS 100TH BIRTHDAY 
16TH DECEMBER 1997

Source: MA
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