St Helens War MemorialPrint Page
A monument commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.
Monument characteristics :
A seven stepped obelisk, with the top three sections contain the inscriptions and names.
There a large and representative gathering at St. Helens of people from all parts of the district of Portland on Saturday to witness the unveiling of the soldiers' memorial. It is a very-line obelisk of red granite standing on a hewn rock on which the names are engraved in letters of gold on a concrete foundation, the whole being 15ft. high.
Examiner (Launceston), 4th December 1923
|Address:||Cecilia Street, St Helens, 7216|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -41.322414|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 1st December, 1923|
BOER WAR 1899 - 1902 (names)
1914 - 18 THEY FELL DEVOTED YET UNDYING (names)
1939 - 45 (names)
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.