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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.
|Address:||Queen & Maude Streets, Barraba, 2347|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -30.378333|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Manufacturer:||Mr. Myers & Mr. York (builders)|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 11th November, 1924|
PERPETUATE THE MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF
BARRABA & DISTRICT
Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice
1914 THE GREAT WAR 1919
WORLD WAR II