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13-July-2013
13-July-2013
Photographs supplied by Tim Fitzgerald

The Honour Roll commemorates those from the Shire of South Barwon who served in World War One. 

The magnificent honor board containing the names of all soldiers in the shire of South Barwon who enlisted for service in the A.I.F., will be unveiled at the shire hall, Belmont tomorrow afternoon. A thanksgiving service will he held. Residents particularly soldiers from all the shire are cordially invited to attend. After the service, the honor board with machine-gun will be unveiled in the council chamber. Only soldiers, relatives of soldiers, and those having invitation cards can witness the unveiling ceremony, but after that the public can inspect the board. Limitation of the number of invitations for the unveiling ceremony was due to the fact that the council chamber cannot hold a big crowd.
Geelong Advertiser (Vic. ), 5 November 1921.

Location

Address:Waurn Ponds Drive, Waurn Ponds Hall, Waurn Ponds, 3216
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.208028
Long: 144.277476
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 6th November, 1921
Front Inscription

Shire of South Barwon
Constituted 1875

1914 Honor Roll  1919

The Great War
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Supreme Sacrifice
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Source: MA
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