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An honour roll commemorates old scholars from the school those who served in World War One.

Monument characteristics :

A professionally painted honour roll with the flags of Australia and Britain.  At the base are the dates for Armistice and Peace Proclamation and in the centre base is an elaborate scroll detailing the unveiling and artist.

At the North Adelaide school on Friday morning the Governor (Sir Archibald Weigall) unveiled a roll of honor. His Excellency, who was accompanied by Lady Weigall, was met at the entrance to the school by the headmaster (Mr. G.S. Berriman), and a guard of honor of girls. The headmaster requested His Excellency to unveil the roll of honor, which is in the main vestibule and which contains the names of 200 old scholars.
Daily Herald (Adelaide), 11 December 1920.

Location

Address:60-80 Tynte Street, North Adelaide Primary School, North Adelaide, 5006
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.905451
Long: 138.597658
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
Monument Designer:Steve Wickes

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 10th December, 1920
Front Inscription

OLD SCHOLARS WHO ENLISTED FOR SERVICE IN THE GREAT WORLD WAR 1914 1919.

ROLL OF HONOR [Names]

ARMISTICE 11.11.1918 SIGNED.  PEACE 19. 1919 PROCLAIMED

UNVEILED BY HIS EXCELLENCY SIR ARCHIBALD WEIGALL 10-12-1920

STEVE WICKES DECORATOR

Source: TOH, MA
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