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08-February-2015
08-February-2015

Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin
A wooden honour roll commemorates those from the shire who served in World War One.

WANGARATTA AND DISTRICT. The soldiers' memorial building (in which Wangaratta Shire Honour Roll has been erected and a war trophy machine-gun placed in position), standing on a corner site in the centre of the township of Eldorado, was opened by Brigadier-General Elliott. The board contains the names of 40 men from the shire who gave their lives, and 250 others who enlisted. 
Advocate (Melbourne), 15 September 1921.

Location

Address:94 Main Street, Eldorado Memorial Hall, Eldorado, 3746
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.308281
Long: 146.520353
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

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:September-1921
Front Inscription

     SHIRE
        of
WANGARATTA

ROLL of HONOR

[ Names ]

In memoriam

[ Names ]

THE GREAT WAR 1914 to 1919

Source: MA
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