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5th May 2013 - Dedication at Port Adelaide Workers' Memorial

i Published 1st March 2013 j Affiliates
Event Details
Event Date
5th May 2013 at 10:00am
Event Location
Corner Commercial Rd and St Vincent St Port Adelaide

This year the name of the late Rex Munn, the Singing Socialist and May Day Collective stalwart, will be added to the Workers Memorial in Black Diamond Corner in Port Adelaide on Sunday May 5 at 10am. The following is from a recent obituary for Rex:

The passing of a great comrade and a good bloke

Rex Munn passed away on November 21 after a bravely fought battle with cancer. He was 84. A memorial service was held at the historic Waterside Workers Federation Hall in Port Adelaide, a location that featured prominently in Rex' eventful life. Around 500 people defied the heat of the day the following week to pay homage to the memory of a larger than life local character. The tributes from family and friends were a lesson in good, honest working class politics and in life. After the function, more than one younger person was heard to say "where did he get the time to do all that?". READ MORE: