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28-March-2016
28-March-2016

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A monument commemorates those who died in service or were killed in action during World War One.

The ceremony of unveiling the soldiers' monument, erected by the residents of the Junction, will be performed by Captain Carmichael. M.C., at 3 o'clock this afternoon. Mr. T. Wilson will preside, and short addresses will be delivered by Messrs. A. R. Gardiner and A. Edden, Ms.P., the Mayor of Newcastle, and others. Public school chlldren will render patriotic songs, and the Steel Works and Naval Bands will play selections.  "The Last Post"  will be sounded in memory of the fallen by Trumpeter King. A special invitation is given by the committee to returned soldiers and the residents of the place are asked to decorate their premises in honour of the occasion. 
Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW),
9 August 1919.

Location

Address:Kenrick Street & Glebe Road, The Junction, 2291
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.938658
Long: 151.760406
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Monument Designer:Maisey & Tonks(sculptors) W.L.Porter (architect)
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 9th August, 1919
Front Inscription

THE JUNCTION SOLDIERS' MONUMENT

              Erected
By The Residents Of The Junction
In Honor Of The Boys Who Enlisted
From This Part Of The District,
And In Glorious Memory Of Those
Who Gave Up Their Lives
In The Great European War.1914. - 1919.

Maisey & Tonks Sculptors.

This Stone Was Laid
            By
  R. GIBSON
   Mayor 1919

 

 

Left Side Inscription

1914 - 1919

FOR KING & COUNTRY

[ Names ]

W. L. Porter Hon. Architect.
R. G. Kilgour Mayor 1918

Back Inscription

1914 - 1919

FOR KING & COUNTRY

In Memory Of The Boys
Who Died In Liberty`s Cause.

[ Names ] 

H. A. QUINLAN
President

W. J. LYNE 
Hon. Sec.

Right Side Inscription

[ Names ]

Source: MA,SKP,NRWM
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