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25-August-2021
25-August-2021

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The plaque commemorates Frank C. Richardson (1897 - 1948) for his services to the development of sport and the improvement of Unley Oval.

Frank ("Dick") Richardson, one of the "fathers" of the Unley Oval, and a pioneer of sport in the Unley district died yesterday. Mr. Richardson, an uncle of V. Y. Richardson, former international cricketer and interstate footballer, was, with his brothers, one of the founders and builders of Unley Oval. He was a life member of the Sturt cricket and football clubs. For a long time he was coach and champion of the Sturt Bowls Club and ground manager of the Unley Oval.
Advertiser (Adelaide), 23 July 1948.

Location

Address:Langham Terrace, Unley Oval, Unley, 5061
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.950083
Long: 138.612722
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Sport
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Dedication

Front Inscription

Frank. C. Richardson    
        (Dick)
      Erected
To Perpetuate The Memory
Of A Life Devoted To
The Encouragement Of Sport
    And To The
Improvement Of This
        Oval
1897 - 1948

Source: MA
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