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The wooden honor roll commemorates former students of the school who served in World War One.

BAIRNSDALE. — Lord Forster, the Governor-General, and Lady Forster, visited Bairnsdale on Tuesday afternoon to unveil two war memorials. The first ceremony was at the cenotaph in Main-street, erected to the memory of the fallen men of the shire. There was a large attendance of township people and country residents.  The cenotaph cost over £700, and is a simple and chaste memorial. At the State school a handsome honor roll of blackwood, containing 390 names and a list of the fallen 80, was afterwards unveiled by His Excellency. This memorial cost £120, and the cost was borne the scholars and their parents.
Age (Melbourne), 11 October 1922.

Location

Address:Main Street (Princes Highway) & McCulloch Street, Bairnsdale Primary School no.754, Bairnsdale, 3875
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.827339
Long: 147.623275
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:Tuesday 10th October, 1922
Front Inscription

Roll of Honor

Ex pupils who fought in the Great War

1914  1919 
[ Names ] 

In memory of the fallen 

[ Names ]

For God, King & Country

They did their duty nobly

Source: MA
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