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The Institute was erected to commemorate those who died in service or were killed in action in World War One. Additions were made to the building with public funds in 1957.

The foundation stone for the building which bore the inscription "Lest We Forget" was laid by I. J. Warnes Esq. on the 29th March 1921. The official opening of the hall was performed by Mrs Warnes on the 12th October 1921.
Burra Record, 19th October 1921.

Location

Address:North Terrace & Fourth Street, Booborowie, 5417
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.559628
Long: 138.757944
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
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Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 29th March, 1921
Front Inscription

Booborowie District Soldiers Memorial Institute

Plaque:

Lest We Forget.  

Booborowie Memorial Institute Hall.

This stone was laid by I. J. Warnes Esq., J.P. on the 29th March 1921

Source: RVWM, MA
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