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04-May-2015
04-May-2015

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Bombala Roll of Honour commemorates those who served in World War One. 

The Honour Roll was restored under the "Saluting Their Service" Grants Program and rededicated on the 11th November, 2008 on the 90th anniversary of the Armistice of the First World War. 

Location

Address:156 Maybe Street, Bombala RSL Club, Bombala, 2632
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.912135
Long: 149.238596
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

Front Inscription
     BOMBALA 
ROLL OF HONOUR

1914           1919
      (Names) 

(Plaque)

BOMBALA RSL SUB-BRANCH
ROLL OF HONOUR 1914 -1919


THIS HONOUR BOARD IS THOUGHT TO BE THE FIRST MATERIAL RECOGNITION OF THOSE MEN FROM THE BOMBALA DISTRICT WHO SERVED IN THE ARMED FORCES DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR. 

IT WAS INSTALLED IN THE LITERARY INSTITUTE IN CAVEAT ST WHERE IT REMAINED FOR MANY YEARS UNTIL THE BUILDING BECAME UNINHABITAL (sic), THE BUILDINGS CONTENTS WERE AUCTIONED AND THE HONOUR BOARD WAS TAKEN TO SYDNEY. 

BY GOOD FORTUNE IT HAS NOW BEEN RETURNED TO BOMBALA AND IS NOW ON PERMANENT DISPLAY IN THE RSL CLUB BY KIND PERMISSION OF THE CLUB MANAGEMENT. 

THE HONOUR BOARD HAS BEEN RESTORED UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN'S AFFAIRS " SALUTING THEIR SERVICE" COMMEMORATIONS GRANTS PROGRAM.

RE-DEDICATED ON 11th NOVEMBER, 2008 BY THE REVEREND KEN FOSTER, ANGLICAN PARISH OF SOUTHERN MONARO, ON THE 90th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMISTICE OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR. 

R.J.LETTS MVO                              M.D.WELCH, JP
PRESIDENT                                    VICE-PRESIDENT



 
Source: MA
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