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05-June-2018
05-June-2018

Photographs supplied by John Huth

The monument commemorates Eccles Tamwoy for his services to the community 1957-2007. Tamwoy Town is named in his honour.

Eccles Tamwoy, was a respected leader & elder on Badu Island as well as Badu Council Chairman for over 30 years. Previously known as Eagle Camp, Tamwoy Suburb was officially proclaimed on 27 December 1956 and officially opened by Eccles Tamwoy on 9 February 1957.

 

Location

Address:Tamwoy Town, Olandi Street, Thursday Island, 4875
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -10.578599
Long: 142.209946
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Indigenous

Dedication

Front Inscription

    TAMWOY TOWN
      Named After
Mr ECCLES TAMWOY
In Recognition Of His Work
      9th February
      1957 - 2007
       50 Years

Plaque : 

MR.ECCLES TAMWOY

Leader And Mentor
To His Community 
Greatly Respected
        By All


 

Source: MA
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