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Hargrave Street

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Name Hargrave
Type Designation Street
Place Id 24568
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 14 March 2014
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Darwin City Council
History/Origin Named after Nathaniel (Neil) Charles Hargrave, who was born in Adelaide in 1915 to a legal family. He was admitted to the Bar in Adelaide in 1938 and shortly after enlisted in the RAAF as WWII had begun. Neil was posted to Bachelor in July 1942, shortly after the Bombing of Darwin. In 1949, he moved to Alice Springs to set up practice, which made him the only Lawyer between Katherine and Port Augusta for four years. In 1954 Neil successfully ran for the Legislative Council as the Member for Alice Springs. He was a Member for nine years until 1963. He was an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in recognition of his service to the Territory. Neil passed away in June 2002.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
14/03/2014 Date added to the Register
19/03/2014 NTG G11 Date Gazetted
15/10/2014 NTG G41 Extension - Date Gazetted
08/07/2015 NTG G27 Extension - Date Gazetted
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