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18-May-2014
18-May-2014

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The Soldiers Memorial Hall was erected to commemorate those who served in World War One.  It was unveiled by the Premier of New South Wales, Mr Stevens in 1935.

The local Diggers, the townspeople and the Government had all contributed to the erection of the hall. The local people had raised funds to provide for the furnishings and the deposit on the land and the Government had lent ₤3500 at the rate of 3 per cent, payable over 20 years. 

The Minister for Labor and Industry (Mr. Dunningham) visited Bundanoon last Friday afternoon to set the foundation stone of the Bundanoon Memorial Hall, to be erected at a cost of which being advanced by the Government. Why wasn't Mr. Weaver given the job of laying the stone?
The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press (NSW),
24 October 1934.
 

A large and representative gathering of Bundanoon citizens and visitors from other centres witnessed the official opening of the Bundanoon Memorial Hall on Friday afternoon, last, which was performed by the Premier (Mr Stevens) who was accompanied by Mrs. Stevens. After the official opening all lights in the hall were extinguished. Mr. Robb, at the front of the platform, unveiled two honour rolls. With bowed beads, the audience stood in the darkened hall while a bugler sounded "The Last Post." This was followed by the " Reveille."
Except from The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press (NSW),
27 February 1935. 

Location

Address:Railway Avenue , Bundanoon, 2578
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.656276
Long: 150.299681
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 19th October, 1934
Front Inscription

Soldiers` Memorial Hall

Plaque :

1914 - 1918.

Plaque :

This stone was set by the Hon J. M. Dunningham M. L. A. Minister for Labour and Industry
19th Ocotber 1934.

Source: MA,NRWM
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