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The plaque commemorates Frederick Edwin Land for his contribution made to the city of Queanbeyan and his services in local government.


Address:164 Monaro Street, Queens Bridge, Queanbeyan, 2620
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.352475
Long: 149.236329
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 1st July, 1987
Front Inscription

1788 – 1988

City of Queanbeyan

Frederick Edwin Land

In recognition of the contribution made to the City of Queanbeyan and local government in New South Wales by Frederick Edwin Land, M. B. E. born 16. 1. 1913 in Queanbeyan, the son of Edwin Frederick and Lilian Alice (Collette)

Land served continuously on local government 1958 – 1980, Mayor 1964 – 1980.  His grandfather, Edwin Henry Land, (1858 – 1897) was a founding father of Queanbeyan 1885 – 1897 – Mayor 1890.

His uncle, Henry Thomas Land, Alderman 1908 – 1929, Mayor 1928 – 1929.  His father Edwin Frederick Land, Alderman 1925 – 1928.

R. B. Smith  Town Clerk
(Ald.) D. M. Madew  Mayor

1st July, 1987

Source: MA
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