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The honour roll commemorates those from the district who served in World War One.

The Wickepin District Roll of Honour was unveiled on Anzac Day 1918 by Master Mervyn Cooke and Ivy Fisher. Mervyn's father Lieutenant Cooke was killed at the Gallipoli landing while Ivy's only brother was a prisoner of war in Germany. The roll contained the names of 238 of whom 20 per cent made the supreme sacrifice. The roll was incomplete at the time of the unveiling. The honour board of polished jarrah was crafted by Messrs, Bunning Brothers of Perth.
The West Australian (Perth), 14th May 1918.

Location

Address:Johnston Street, Wickepin Shire Hall , Wickepin, 6370
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.783298
Long: 117.500204
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:Bunning Brothers (Perth, WA)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 25th April, 1918
Front Inscription

Wickepin District

The Great War

For King Home and Empire

1914  Roll of Honour  1918

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Source: SKP, MA
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