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Oakwood Hall Memorial Plaque is a marble tablet commemorating the men of Oakwood and Cherry Tree Hill who died in service or were killed in action during World War One. The additions to the hall were erected in memory of the fallen men.
Oakwood sacrificed freely of her young manhood when the war broke out, but the dead are held in grateful remembrance as is shown by the honor roll and the additions to the local hall. The latter were formally opened on Saturday.
There was a good attendance at the Oakwook public hall on Saturday afternoon, when, in remembrance of the boys who were killed in the war, additions were opened to the public hall there. The event in permanently recorded in the modest marble tablet beside the district honor roll, in the following words: — The additions to this hall were erected in 1922 at the instigation of the Oakwood Red Cross Society to the men of Oakwood and Cherry Hill who their lives in the cause of liberty and justice in the great world war of 1914-18. The unveiling of the tablet was performed by Mrs. G. Palmer. This lady had four sons at the war, and two paid the supreme penalty.
The Inverell Times (NSW), 3 October 1922.
|Address:||Tingha Road, Oakwood Hall, Inverell Pioneer Village, Inverell, 2360|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -29.786885|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 30th September, 1922|