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The rose garden commemorates Frederick (Dick) Law (1898 - 1963), who was Road Board Secretary and the Shire Clerk of Merredin Shire Council from 1934 to 1963.

He was born on 22 January 1898, in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England and died in 1963 in Merredin.  He served with the Northamptonshire Yeomanry in France in World War 1 from 16 April 1917 to 21 January 1919.  He mmigrated to Western Australia in 1921.




Address:Barrack Street, Merredin, 6415
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.482381
Long: 118.280137
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Garden
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local
Approx. Event Start Date:1934
Approx. Event End Date:1963


Front Inscription

Dick Law Memorial Rose Garden

This rose garden was established by the Shire of Merredin in 1993 as a memorial to the late F. A. (Dick) Law

In recognition of his service to the community as a Road Board Secretary and Shire Clerk from 1934 to 1963

R. Little        Shire Clerk
G. R. Banks  President

Source: MA
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