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World War One Memorial : 14-October-2012
World War One Memorial : 14-October-2012

Photographs supplied by Roger Johnson / Sandra Brown

The World War One Memorial was erected by the residents of Murrumburrah Municipality and Demondrille Shire in memory of those who served in World War One. 

MURRUMBURRAH Wednesday.  Sir Charles Rosenthal visited Murrumburrah today and was entertained at a banquet. He unveiled the Soldiers' Memorial in the afternoon, 1000 people being present. The monument cost £1000. The names of 647 soldiers are inscribed on it. 
The Sydney Morning Herald,  3 August 1922.

Location

Address:Albury Street (Burley Griffin Way) & Station Street, Newson Park, Harden, 2587
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.555716
Long: 148.369806
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Monument Designer:Mr Rusconi (Gundagai)
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 2nd August, 1922
Front Inscription

Great War 1914 - 1919.
In Grateful Remembrance
Erected By The Citizens Of
The Murrumburrah Municipality
And Demondrille Shire
            1922.  

(lower plaque)

This Memorial Monument
Was Unveiled By Major General
Sir Charles Rosenthal, K.C.B.,
C.M.G., D.S.O., M.L.A. On Aug. 2nd 1922.

Source: MA,SKP,NRWM
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