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Garr Street

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Name Garr
Type Designation Street
Place Id 6223
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 25 September 1968
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Darwin City Council
History/Origin Named after Mathew and William Garr who came to Darwin with their parents. They lived at "Carls" beach , now known as Dinah Beach. Mathew was 25 and William 22 when they enlisted. Mathew was killed in action in Belgium on 29 September, 1917 and William was killed in action in France on 30th November, 1916. Their father was a Filipino living on Thursday Islander.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
25/09/1968 NTG42
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