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03-November-2014
03-November-2014
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The honour roll commemorates those connected with the church who served in World War One.  

Methodist Honor Board.- Before a crowded attendance at the East Devonport Church last night, an Honor Board was unveiled in memory of those members of the church who had enlisted for active service. A solo, "Jesu, Lover of My Soul," was rendered by Miss F. M'Call, Miss R. Barnes presiding at the organ. The preacher gave an address on the subject of religion as a factor in the making of manhood. He said that Christianity had produced a high type, as seen in the great reformers of history and the readers of the time.

Religion was also a great factor in the making of patriotism, teaching ideals which made for love of country and for law and order. The churches had sent nearly all their young men to the war, and the erection of honor boards preserved their names as a reminder of the sacrifices which they made.
Advocate (Burnie, Tas. : 1890 - 1954), 20 October 1919.

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 honour roll.

Location

Address:18 Macfie Street, Devonport RSL Club, Jack Mason Memorial Museum , Devonport, 7310
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.182195
Long: 146.359684
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

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 19th October, 1919
Front Inscription

1914   1919

For God King & Country

Honor Roll
[ Names ]

Lest We Forget

 

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