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Lt General Sir Charles Gairdner, CBE, KCMG, KCBO, CB was Governor of Tasmania from 1963 to 1968. Locomotive Y5 was introduced to service in late 1964 and named after him. He also gave his name to the Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth, a legacy of his time as Governor of Western Australia. Photo of name plate on loco in 2005, after repaint to AN yellow
Lt General Sir Charles Gairdner, CBE, KCMG, KCBO, CB was Governor of Tasmania from 1963 to 1968. Locomotive Y5 was introduced to service in late 1964 and named after him. He also gave his name to the Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth, a legacy of his time as Governor of Western Australia. Photo of name plate on loco in 2005, after repaint to AN yellow
Photographer: Stuart Dix


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