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1986 marked the 150th anniversary of the colonisation of South Australia. To commemorate the sesquicentenary, the Jubilee 150 Board decided to honour a selection of people who had made a significant contribution to the community or gained national and international recognition for their work. It created a Jubilee 150 Walk of 150 bronze plaques set in the footpath of North Terrace.

Alf Traeger was friendly but self-effacing, and is perhaps best known as the inventor of the pedal wireless.

Read more about Alfred Hermann Traeger here.

J150 Plaque

Alfred Herman Traeger

OBE

1896-1980

Pedal-wireless inventor

and manufacturer

Sponsor: Royal Flying Doctor Service Incorporated

By History SA

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