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Glenrowan and District Soldiers` Memorial Hall : 28-September-2012
Glenrowan and District Soldiers` Memorial Hall : 28-September-2012

Photographs supplied by Roger Johnson / Chris McLaughlin

A hall commemorates those who served in World War One. The hall was officially opened on the 15th October 1925 and has undergone alterations since its original erection. 

The official opening of the Glenrowan and district Memorial Hall is to take place on Thursday, 15th October, in the form of a grand ball, at which Parliamentary and district representatives wlll be present. This entertainment should be an outstanding event in the history of Glenrowan and district, and of particular interest to those who still do honor to the memory of those district residents who served as members of the Australian Imperial Forces. The hall itself will be an appropriate and useful memorial, indicating the unselfish spirit exhibited by those to whose memory it is erected. The committee has decided to spare no efforts in making the evening one to be long remembered. The services of a first class orchestra have been obtained, and a dainty set supper will be served. Souvenir programmes will be issued. For the convenience of non-dancers, the stage will he turned into a lounge.
Benalla Standard (Vic), 22 September 1925.

Location

Address:Daniel Lane, Glenrowan & District Community Centre, Glenrowan, 3675
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.465893
Long: 146.217333
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 15th October, 1925
Front Inscription

Glenrowan and District Soldiers`
MEMORIAL HALL

Plaque :

             Erected
To The Memory Of Those
GLENROWAN and DISTRICT 
        RESIDENTS
     Who Served In
  THE GREAT WAR
      1914 - 1919
 

Source: MA,SKP
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