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01-November-2015
01-November-2015

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The Hamilton Hill Memorial Hall was erected to commemorate the soldiers and sailors of Hamilton Hill who fought in World War One.

The foundation stone for the hall was laid by the Governor of Western Australia, Sir William Campion on the 21st March 1925. A second stone was laid by Mr M. Winfield, Honorary Secretary of the Memorial Association.
Sunday Times (Perth), 22nd March 1925.

The Hall was opened and an Honour Board unveiled by Mesdames Dixon and Poole on behalf of the mothers of the district in front of a packed crowd on the 19th July 1925. Wreaths were placed on the honour board and in front of the hall.
Western Mail (Perth),  23rd July 1925.

 

Location

Address:Rockingham Road & Carrington Street, Hamilton Hill, 6963
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.085305
Long: 115.776091
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
Monument Designer:Allen & Nicholas
Monument Manufacturer:R. Rennie

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 21st March, 1925
Front Inscription

Hamilton Hill Memorial Hall 

1925

Left Side Inscription

Sailors and Soldiers Memorial

This stone was laid by His Excellency the Governor Sir William Campion. K.C.M.G on the 21st May 1925

Allen & Nicholas  Architects
R. Rennie            Builder

Right Side Inscription

"Lest we forget

This stone was laid on the 21st March 1925 by Mrs W. M. Winfield to the memory of the glorious dead and in honour of the gallant living who took part in the Great War 1914 - 18

Source: MA,SKP
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