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Glenorchy War Memorial : 10-January-2013
Glenorchy War Memorial : 10-January-2013

Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

Glenorchy War Memorial was erected in memory of those from the district who served in World War One. This memorial replaces the original war memorial which took the form of a clock tower erected in front of the Council chambers and unveiled on the 21st January, 1922.

Monument characteristics :

Grey rendered pillars which contain white marble tablets. There is a cross on the top of the pillars.
 

 

Location

Address:Main Road & Tolosa Street, Glenorchy, 7010
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.833028
Long: 147.274758
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

Front Inscription

Fought for the Empire [ Names ]

This monument was erected in honour of the men of this municipality who served in the Great War.

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.

 

Left Side Inscription

Died for the Empire [ Names ]

"GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT HE LIE DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIEND."

 

Back Inscription

Fought for the Empire [ Names ]

Mesopotamia Palestine New Guinea Africa

 

Right Side Inscription

Fought for the Empire [ Names ]

Gallipoli Egypt Belgium France

Source: MA,TWM
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