In 1953, a massive and beautiful red granite seat, designed by Past President Percy Oakley was placed in the Park to acknowledge the work of friends Paul Harris and Angus Mitchell. The seat bears the inscription:
Erected by the Rotary Club of Melbourne
to commemorate the work of Rotary's Founder
and of Angus S. Mitchell
the first Australian President of Rotary International
Sir Angus Mitchell (seated); the Lord Mayor of Melbourne, Councill R. Solly (centre); and Sir John Reid at the presentation of the Granite Seat to the Rotary Park of Remembrance, 1953.
Carl-Wilhelm Stenhammer, President Rotary International 2005-06, 2004
K.R. 'Ravi' Ravindran, President of Rotary International, 2015-16 (left); and Rotary Melbourne President Kevin Sheehan, 2019.