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02-November-2014
02-November-2014

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An obelisk commemorates those who diedn in service or were killed in action in World War One. The memorial lists five names.

His Excellency, the Governor accompanled by Colonel Evans, paid an official visit to Bruny Island on Monday. He will remain there for the remainder of the week. This is the first occasion for over 50 years that a State Governor has visited Bruny, the last being Governor Gore Browne. His Excellency was  entertained at a luncheon in Barnes Bay Hall, and was presented with an album of Bruny views, in lieu of an address. He unveiled a memorial column to fallen soldiers and an honour roll in the church. The Ven. Archdeacon Whitington performed the religious part of the latter ceremony.
Examiner (Launceston), 24th November 1919.

Location

Address:Church Road, St Peter`s Church, Barnes Bay, 7150
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -43.121379
Long: 147.361173
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
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:Monday 24th November, 1919
Front Inscription

In loving memory of 

[ Names ]

Died for King & Country

1914 - 1918

Source: MA,SKP
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