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03-May-2015
03-May-2015

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A wooden honour roll commemorates former students from the Omeo State School who served in World War One.

OMEO Thursday. -His Excellency the Governor accompanied by the Minister for Lands (Mr Oman) and Mr Lind, MLA, arrived at Omeo this afternoon. His Excellency was welcomed by the president of the shire (Councillor Johnston) and councillors at the Shire Hall.  The party then went to the State school where the State and convent schools children were assembled. His Excellency unveiled an honour board in memory of over 90 old pupils who went to the war. 
Argus (Melbourne), 10 March 1922.

Location

Address:179 Day Avenue (Great Alpine Road) , Omeo Memorial Hall, Omeo, 3898
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.100731
Long: 147.59161
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Honour Roll
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 9th March, 1922
Front Inscription

Great European War.

1914 Roll of Honor 1919

Erected as a Tribute to the Students of the Omeo State School
Who Served the Empire in The Great War.

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Source: MA
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