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Sunbury Memorial Hall : November 2013
Sunbury Memorial Hall : November 2013
Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford

Sunbury Memorial Hall commemorates those who served in World War One .

The Sunbury Memorial Hall has its origins in the Sunbury Mechanics' Institute, which was erected on the same site in 1885. Remodelled in 1922 and renamed the Sunbury Memorial Hall, an act which expressed the desire of the community to commemorate local participation in the First World War. In March 1938, a fire destroyed part of the Memorial Hall and much rebuilding was required.

The soldiers' memorial hall was gutted by fire last night.  The alarm was given shortly before midnight, and the Sunbury brigade was quickly on the scene. The hall and rear buildings were destroyed, but the brigade made an excellent save of the shire office and the returned soldiers' clubrooms. The cause of the fire is not known.
The Argus (Melbourne), 29th March 1938

Location

Address:Stawell Street , Sunbury, 3429
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.579601
Long: 144.732766
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

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1922
Front Inscription

SUNBURY MEMORIAL HALL

Source: RSLV, VWHI, MA
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