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08-May-2014
08-May-2014
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An honour roll commemorates the residents of Bream Creek, Copping and Kellevie Roll who served in World War One.  It lists 46 names. The honour roll was unveiled in the hall at the opening of the Bream Creek Show in 1918.

The Hon. James Murdoch unveiled a memorial tablet which had been erected in the hall, on the 24th April 1918.  The inscription on which was as follows:-"Roll of Honour to residents of Bream Creek, Copping, and Kellevie, who enlisted for active service in the Great War, 1914-19 followed by a list of names in three columns. Mr. Murdoch said that he esteemed it a great honour and a great privilege to be asked to unveil that roll of honour. From that district 34 young men had gone to the front, of whom four had laid down their lives for the Empire.
The Mercury (Hobart) 25th April 1918.

Location

Address:Marion Bay Road, Copping Hall, Copping, 7174
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.819466
Long: 147.803794
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

Front Inscription

Roll of Honour

Residents of Bream Creek, Copping & Kellevie -
who enlisted for active service in the Great War

1914  1918

[ Names ]

Killed in action 

[ Names ]

Note : the “Tasmanian War Memorials Data Base” , compiled by Fred Thornett which is located at the State Library of Tasmania, contains a comprehensive listing of the names on this monument.

 

Source: MA,SKP,TWM
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