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The Honour Roll commemorates those from the district who served in World War One. The roll was originally unveiled in 1917. 

West Arthur Honor Roll.—A very large gathering assembled at the Darkan Agricultural Hall last Friday evening, when a Roll of Honor (which is of a very handsome design) for the West Arthur Road Board district was unveiled by the member for the district, Mr E. B. Johnston, who delivered an intensely patriotic speech, dealing with the part the British Empire had played in the great world war, and eulogising Western Australia, and the Darkan district in particular, for the patriotic spirit it had displayed ever since the war broke out. 
Southern Argus and Wagin-Arthur Express (Perth, WA ),
17 March 1917.

 

Location

Address:Butler Street, Shire Hall , Darkan, 6392
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.337396
Long: 116.741584
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:Friday 9th March, 1917
Front Inscription

1914 - 1919
Roll of Honour
To commemorate the heroes
of the West Arthur District.
(Names)

Source: WMR, MA
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