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05-November-2014
05-November-2014
Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

A dark wooden honour roll commemorates those who served in World Wars One and Two.

The hall was filled to capacity on Sunday for the unveiling of the honor roll of personnel of two World Wars. The Warden (Cr. L. G. Vertigan) presided. He introduced Cr. H. E. Boon, who led the prayers and gave an address. Mr. Fred Skip worth's rendition of "Just For Today" and Miss Betty Bishop's "The Holy City" were much appreciated. Miss Clare Saltmarsh was accompanist. Appropriate hymns were sung by the congregation, accompanied by Mrs. G. M. Lakin at the piano. The Warden introduced Mr. P. F. Andrews, president of the Ulverstone sub-branch of the R.S.L., who, after a short address, unveiled the honor roll. The Last Post was sounded by Mr. Adam Quantrell.
Advocate (Burnie), 7th May 1948.

 

Location

Address:Castra Road, Abbotsham, 7315
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.213617
Long: 146.174091
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 2nd May, 1948
Front Inscription

Honour Board

1914 - 18  1939 - 45

[ Names ]

Lest We Forget 

Note : the “Tasmanian War Memorials Data Base” , compiled by Fred Thornett which is located at the State Library of Tasmania, contains a comprehensive listing of the names on this monument.

 

Source: MA,TWM,SKP
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