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War memorial commemorates those who lost their lives in World Wars One and Two. The memorial was originally unveiled in 1920 with the names of those from World War Two added at a later date.
Monument characteristics :
Obelisk the front of which has a wreath surmounted by a cap over crossed .303 rifles.
A monument erected in front of the public hall at Glen Huon to the memory of three soldiers of that place who lost their lives in the great war was unveiled by the Warden of Huon (Mr.Jno. Upchurch) on Monday afternoon. The monument has taken the form of an obelisk of Victorian bluestone, with a marble tablet upon which the names are inscribed in lead beneath a symbolic device.
The Mercury (Hobart ), 10th March 1920.
|Address:||Glen Huon Road, Glen Huon Memorial Park, Glen Huon, 7109|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -43.026112|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
1914 - The Great War - 1919
Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends.
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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.
1939 - 1945
In honour of the men and women of this District who served in combat areas and on the home front during the Second World War 1939 -45
Commemorating the remembrance activities held during august 1995
Esperenace Huon Cygnet R & S L A Sub - Branches
Huon Valley Council
Dedicated ANZAC Day 1996
Second World War 1939 - 1945
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