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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.

Camel driver Bejah Dervish, highly-regarded for his part in the Calvert Scientific Exploring Expedition in 1896, became a familiar figure in South Australia’s far north. 

Read more about Bejah Dervish here.

J150 Plaque

Dervish Bejah

c1862-1957

Camel-driver, explorer

Sponsor: Dick & Helen Lang of Desert-Trek

By History SA

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Jubilee 150 walkway plaque, Bejah Dervish
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