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04-June-2016
04-June-2016
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The tablet commemorates Arthur Lawley (1860-1932), colonial administrator and former Governor of Western Australia, who was the first Chairman of the Child Emigration Society, and worked with Kingsley Fairbridge, in supporting the Fairbridge Farm School.

Location

Address:Fairbridge Road, Old Fairbridgians Assocation Clubhouse, Fairbridge Village, Fairbridge, 6208
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.603021
Long: 115.946927
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State
Link: http://adb.anu.edu.au/

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 7th October, 1934
Front Inscription

          To The
GLORY OF GOD
And In Memory Of 
ARTHUR LAWLEY
Sixth Baron Wenlock
G.C.S.I., G.C.I.E., K.C.M.G., Knight Of Justice
Of The Order Of St. John Of Jerusalem
Born November 12th. 1860
Died June 14th. 1932
Captain 10th Royal Hussars
Administrator of Matabeleland 1896 - 1900
Governor of Western Australia 1901 - 1902
Lieut. Governor of Transvaal 1902 - 1905
Governor of Madras 1905 - 1911
Commissioner of the British Red
Cross Society in France 1915 - 1919
He Was First Chairman Of The Child
Emigrant Society And In This Service
Devoted Himself To The Care Of The
Fairbridge Farm School

HE SOUGHT TO SERVE HIS GOD
IN SERVING HIS FELLOW MEN

 

Source: MA, ADB
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