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St Helens War Memorial
St Helens War Memorial

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

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

 

Location

Address:Cecilia Street, St Helens, 7216
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.322414
Long: 148.249488
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 1st December, 1923
Front Inscription

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.

Source: MA,TWM,SKP
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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