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Soldiers Memorial School of Arts : 18-July-2011
Soldiers Memorial School of Arts : 18-July-2011

Photographs supplied by Roger Johnson / Sandra Brown

The Soldiers Memorial School of Arts was erected in memory of those who served in World War One.

At a public meeting convened by the Mayor for Thursday last, 11th May, for the purpose of arranging for the erection of a Soldiers Memorial, was well attended, about 100 persons being present. Mr.P Gilmore, (Mayor) occupied the chair, and briefly explained the object of the meeting, and the necessity of a memorial for the fallen and returned soldiers of this district.

Mr. J. Turner moved, that the meeting endorse the motion of the previous meeting, re the erecting a School of Arts on the present site as a Memorial to the fallen and returned men. Sgt. Sheridan seconded. Mr. Nicolson in seconding the motion, said, that nothing could be more appropriate to commemorate the fallen and returned men.
The Picton Post (NSW), 17th May 1922.

Tomorrow afternoon, at 3.30, the Governor, Sir Dudley de Chair, will lay the foundation stone of the Picton Soldiers' Memorial School of Arts. Lady Waley will perform a similar ceremony at the Soldiers' Club Room.
Evening News (Sydney), 22nd December 1925.

 


 

Location

Address:65 Menangle Street, Picton, 2571
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.170358
Long: 150.612501
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 23rd December, 1925
Front Inscription
SOLDIERS  MEMORIAL SCHOOL OF ARTS
Left Side Inscription

 

 

Right Side Inscription

(plaque)

SOLDIERS CLUB ROOM
THIS STONE
WAS LAID BY
LADY WALEY
23RD DECEMBER 1925.

Source: MA,SKP,NRWM
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