Cardinia Recreation Reserve

Cardinia_Recreation_Reserve

On Friday 17 October 1947, ladies paid 2/6d (25c) and gentlemen paid an extra 6d (5c) to attend a Grand Opening Ball at the Cardinia Hall to mark the official opening of the Cardinia Recreation Reserve.

Reference: Look to the rising sun, back to Cardinia 1984: a history of Cardinia and district, including Rythdale and Pakenham South by Eileen M Williams (1984).

Honour Board

Transcription

E Gunton Oval
Memorial Trees / Return Soldiers World War II / Country Womens 1950 Committee & Members 1960 / Land donated by ML Baillieu 1947

Return Soldiers World War II
HE Bould* / KA Bould* / LH Bould / VA Bould / CJ Bould / RW Bould / Dot Bould / Sheila Wall / Nancy Beazley / Wilma Duff / JH Duff / JW Conroy / BI Conroy / RD Chapman / CH Briggs / JA Todd / AL Young / JL Duncan / AJ Dolan / LC Dolan / MH Orr / J Revell / J Morgan / FC Wall / A Devan

Country Women 1950
M Gunton / L Mc Alpine / M Littleton / M Duff / M Smith / D Walker / A Glover / S Ridgway / M Mills / M Orr / M Briggs / E Hickmott / N Wilson / R Conroy / F Beazley

Committee
M Baillieu / N Walker / M Littleton / G Dixon / J Conroy

Committee Members 1960
W Hickmott / R Beazley / M Conroy / J Gunton / A Gardiner / H Law / R Wilson / E Ridgway / J Duncan / C Bould / J Beazley / L Duff / H Denhert / A Orr / E Gunton

ML Baillieu plaque

Transcription

ML Baillieu / Donated this Land / to the / People of Cardinia / to be used as a / Recreation Reserve / 1947

Opening Ceremony plaque

Transcription

Cardinia Recreation Reserve / Pavilion / officially opened by / Cr Pat Marshall, JP / Shire President / on / Sunday February 23, 1992

 

There are a number of trees surrounding the oval with plaques on them for those named on the Honour Board. When we visited in January 2016 we found these, we had not photographed them in 2005.

World War Two Servicemen and Women

Country Women 1950

Committee

Recreation Reserve Committee Members 1947-55

K Long plaque

 

 

 

 

 

 

Address: 2440 Ballarto Road, Cardinia
Surveyed on: 22 Nov 2005 & 10 Jan 2016
Melway Map Ref: Page 14 P16
Surveyed by: Fay

 

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