Subject(s): Eddie Gilbert
Location: Allan Border Field, Brisbane, Qld, Australia
Sculptor: Pauline Clayton
Status: In Situ
Plaque 1: QUEENSLAND CRICKET [logo]. Howard Edward (Eddie) Gilbert. 1 August 1905 - 9 January 1975. Debuted for Queensland in the 1930-31 Sheffield Shield season. Had a celebrated career spanning 10 years, taking 87 wickets during 23 first class matches, including the great Don Bradman for a duck. He was the fastest bowler in Australia in the 1930s and the only aboriginal player of his time to play first class cricket. Dedicated on 16 November 2008.
Plaque 2: Queensland Cricket wishes to acknowledge the Traditional Owners/Custodians. TURRBAL - JAGERA People of South East Queensland. Dedicated on 16 November 2008.