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The reserve commemorates Harvey Francis Hayes O.B.E., who was the town clerk of Mitcham for 29 years from 1950 to 1979. 


Address:Grantley & Day Avenues, Harvey Hayes Reserve, Daw Park , 5041
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.989839
Long: 138.586306
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local
Approx. Event Start Date:1950
Approx. Event End Date:1979


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 1st November, 1998
Front Inscription

Plaque :

Harvey Hayes Reserve

This reserve is dedicated to the memory of Harvey Francis Hayes OBE, Town Clerk of the City of Mitcham for 29 years.

1950 - 1979

Instrumental in the building and ongoing development of Mitcham.

A founder and supporter of many community organisations, in particular the Royal District Nursing Society.

He was awarded the OBE in 1980 for services to local government.

Unveiled by Mayor Caddy on behalf of the elected Members of the City. 

1 November 1998

Source: MA
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