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03-November-2014
03-November-2014

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A brass honour roll commemorates those who served in World War One. The roll lists 190 names.

The Warden (Mr. Vertigan)  unveiled the honour board at West Devonport State school on the 12th December in the presence of a good attendance of parents. The board contained 190 names, including those of 38 who made the supreme sacrifice. Rev. G. Rowe and Mr. C. Ramsay (for the fathers) gave appropriate addresses. Mrs. Moon, president of the Victoria League, presented the Australian flag to the school. The National Anthem was rendered, and the  "Last Post" sounded.
The Mercury (Hobart), 15th December 1919.

 

Location

Address:18 Macfie Street, Devonport RSL Museum, Devonport, 7310
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.182059
Long: 146.359233
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:Friday 12th December, 1919
Front Inscription

1914  1919

In honour of the old boys of this school who served the Empire in the Great War

West Devonport State School 

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