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The handsome memorial surmounted by the school crest in bronze, a Sphinx, and bearing at its base a sundial stands in the grounds of the Perth Modern School as a memorial to old boys of the school who fell in the Great War 1914- 1918. It was erected by funds subscibed by students and ex-students of the school.
The memorial was unveiled on the 22nd October 1922 by His Excellency, the Lieutenant Governor, Sir Robert McMillan. The cenotaph is constructed from granite from the Mahogany Creek quarries and Mr C.W.Arnott was responsible for its erection. The bronze sphinx & wreaths were executed by Mr Marriott from Melbourne. The cenotaph was designed by Mr W.B.Hardwick F.R.V.I.A.
|Address:||Roberts Road, Perth Modern School , Subiaco, 6008|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -31.94543|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
|Monument Designer:||W. B. Hardwick (architect) Mr Marriott (sphinx)|
|Monument Manufacturer:||C. W Arnott|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 22nd October, 1922|