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A memorial commemorates the Tooraweenah-Bathurst recruiting march which passed through Dunedoo in 1916.
Twenty three men set out in January 1916 from Tooraweenah, New South Wales on a march to Bathurst to recruit men for service in World War I. Men were recruited from Coolah, Mendooran and Dunedoo, Binnaway, Merrygoen and Tucklan. The men were known as the Kookaburras.
|Address:||Bolaro Street, Near Wallaroo Street, Dunedoo, 2844|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -32.016097|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||18-January-1916|
|Actual Event End Date:||19-January-1916|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1996|
THIS PLAQUE COMMEMORATES
THE RECRUITING MARCH FROM
TOORAWEENAH TO BATHURST
WHICH PASSED THROUGH DUNEDOO
18-19th JANUARY 1916
ERECTED FOR THE 80th
SIR WILLIAM KEYS, AC,OBE, MC