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23-March-2015
23-March-2015

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Condobolin Public School Memorial Gates commemorate ex-pupils of the school who served in World War One.

Monument characteristics :

The gates consists of two free stone pillars, faced with marble tablets displaying lead lettered inscriptions. The gates are surmounted by a pediment featuring crossed rifles, laurel wreath, and rising sun.

The Memorial Gate which is to be erected at the public school in memory of ex-pupils who fought in the great war will be completed and erected by the end of August. The official unveiling has been set down for Wednesday, 15th September. 
Western Champion (Parkes, NSW), 12 August 1920.

Location

Address:Molong Street, Condobolin Public School, Condobolin, 2877
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.084765
Long: 147.149622
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Gate
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Monument Manufacturer:Larcombe & Co (Lidcombe, NSW)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 15th September, 1920
Left Side Inscription

Ex-Pupils Of This School
             Who
"Fought In The Great War"
       1914 - 1919

[ Names ]

Erected in grateful memory
Unveiled 15th September 1920
By P Board Esq. C.M.C.M.A.
NSW Board of Education. 

 

Right Side Inscription

ANZAC                Lone Pine.
Pozieres.            St Quentin.
Messines.           Bellenglise.
Polygon Wood.  Jerusalem.

[ Names ]

Nurses

[ Names ]

They loved the land
That bore them

Source: MA,SKP,NRWM
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