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02-September-2021
02-September-2021

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The plaque commemorates Basil Reece Lewis (1925 - 1994), geologist and co-founder of the Australian Mineral Foundation, for his contribution to the mining industry of Australia.

 

Location

Address:65 Conyngham Street, Australian Mineral Foundation, Glenside, 5065
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.943291
Long: 138.632893
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Science

Dedication

Front Inscription

Basil Reece Lewis

Born : 2nd July 1925 at Murray Bridge
Died : 14th December 1994 at Adelaide

Co-founder of the Australian Mineral Foundation

Exceptional sportsman and brilliant interpretive geologist.  Australian first and last. 

His was a determined and constructive contribution to this nation`s mining industry.

Basil`s ashes lie close to the main site of his final project involvement : The West of Scotland Shaft at Gympie
 

 

Source: MA
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