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Barraba War Memorial
Barraba War Memorial

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / Glen Yeomans / Sandra Brown

Barraba War Memorial commemorates those from the district who died in service or were killed in action during both World Wars. 

The War Memorial Clock Tower was unveiled by Mr Bruxner M.L.A. on Armistice Day 1924 and cost over ₤1000. The names of the fallen of World War Two were added to the memorial at a later date. 

Barraba, Tuesday afternoon. Barraba celebrated one of its biggest days today, when a flne memorial clock tower in the main street was unveiled by Col. Bruxner, leader of the Progressive Party. The memorial is a fine edifice of brick, standing some 30ft high, a splendid piece of work. At top of the tower is a large face clock. At the base is a table containing the names of 50 or 60 of Barraba and district soldiers who served in the Great War. 
Manilla Express (NSW),  11 November 1924.

Location

Address:Queen & Maude Streets, Barraba, 2347
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.378333
Long: 150.610278
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Manufacturer:Mr. Myers & Mr. York (builders)
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 11th November, 1924
Front Inscription

                  TO
PERPETUATE THE MEMORY
            OF THE MEN OF

     BARRABA & DISTRICT
Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice
1914 THE GREAT WAR 1919
             (Names)

Left Side Inscription
WORLD WAR II
(Names) 
Source: MA,NRWM
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