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28-April-2017
28-April-2017
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A wooden honour roll commemorates those who served in World War One.

Fully two hundred residents attended at the State School on Friday afternoon for the double purpose of celebrating Empire Day and witnessing the unveiling of the roll which had been placed in the school in honor of twenty young men, all of this district at the time of enlistment. Mr. D. M'Lennan, M.L.A., in a very suitable address, performed the unveiling ceremony and complimented the residents on the very fineresponse of the district young men to their country`s call. Rev. Simmonds, Crs. Hunt and Black also spoke very approprietely. Afternoon tea was served by the ladies. 
Geelong Advertiser (Vic), 28 May 1918.

Location

Address:910 Cape Otway Road, Modewarre Memorial Hall, Modewarre, 3240
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.253862
Long: 144.138911
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:Friday 24th May, 1918
Front Inscription

Modewarre Honor Roll

Enlisted For Active Service.
Great War.  1914 - 19

[ Names ]

For King & Country

Source: MA
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