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Moquet Lee Reserve

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Town or Locality: Grace Plains
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The Sporting Ground is situated behind the former Grace Plains Methodist Church and is named Moquet Lee.

Mr Jim Nairn gave the land,for community use, in remembrance of his son Fred Nairn who was captured in battle at Moquet Farm, Posiers - France during W.W.1.

Fred Nairn died in Germany as a P.O.W. on 21-9-1916 and as a tribute to his sacrifice his name is enscribed on the Mallala Monument.

Grace Plains had a football team and matches were played on the reserve.The team had a successful year in 1926 when it became premiers.

The Grace Plains Community also used the reserve for cricket matches and fielded a very strong team for many years. In a corner of the reserve three tennis courts were built and matches were played there until c. 2006.

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