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16-October-2014
16-October-2014

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A tablet commemorates those who died in service of were killed in action in World War One.  It was originally unveiled in March 1923.

On Sunday the Soldiers' Memorial Hall at Barnawartha was packed, the occasion being the unveiling of the memorial tablet to district soldiers who lost their lives in the Great War. Mr. D. Anderson, president of the Hall Committee, was in the chair, having on his right Brigader General Elliott. Mr. H. Beardmore, M.L.A., was on his left. On the platform also were Revs. Taylor, Blair and Father O'SulIivan, Cr. L. Whitehead, and a number of Wodonga and local soldiers.

The chairman called on Brigadier General Elliott to unveil the tablet. The general, who was cheered, said they had assembled that day to pay honor to the men who laid down their lives in the Great War. All over Australia they were erecting memorial tablets., etc., to their memories, and he was pleased and proud to be there that day.
Albury Banner and Wodonga Express (NSW), 30 March 1923.

Location

Address:High Street & Indigo Creek Road, Barnawartha Memorial Hall , Barnawartha , 3688
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.105466
Long: 146.673792
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:Monday 26th March, 1923
Front Inscription

In memory of the men of Barnawartha and District who gave their lives in the Great War

1914 - 1918

[ Names ]

They died that our nation may live

 

Source: MA
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