Huonville Roll of HonourPrint Page
Huonville Roll of Honour commemorates the local men who served in the South African (Boer) War. It lists 4 names.
Monument characteristics :
Framed honour roll with photographs of the soldiers
|Address:||Shield Street, Huonville Ex-Service Club, Huonville, 7109|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -43.028747|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Type:||Honour Roll|
|Actual Event STart Date:||11-October-1899|
|Actual Event End Date:||31-May-1902|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Thursday 27th December, 1900|
Volunteers from Huonville to the Imperial call for 2000 Australian Bushmen to serve in the South African War.
The people of Huonville, being desirous of placing on record some Memento that will mark the brave offer of their Sons in volunteering their services and, if necessary their lives in defence of Empire, Unity and the oppressed people of South Africa (1899-1900), also to show their approval of the obedience and loyalty displayed in answering the call of their Queen and Empire when duty demanded it, generously and gratefully offer this tribute so that the unique event may not be a passing transition, but one that will always be before them, and will keep evergreen the noble act Troopers T Walton, G. Skinner, L C Geeves and C G King for the Old Flag and upheld the best traditions of the British race.
C G Frankcomb Chairman of Committee Huonville, December 27th 1900