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06-February-2015
06-February-2015

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An honour roll commemorates those from the Parish who served in World War One.  It lists 32 names.

A Hagley correspondent writes: - St. Mary's Church was filled on Sunday night last, when the Ven. Archdeacon Beresford, of Launceston unveiled the roll of honour for the district. The service was one of intercession for our soldiers and sailors at the front. The Archdeacon powerfully urged the necessity of every man to go and uphold the flag. In mentioning some of the causes why some of our young men do not enlist, he said one was without doubt, fear-the most ignoble of all failings in a young Briton's life.
The Mercury (Hobart), 26th January 1916

Monument characteristics :

Glass framed paper honour roll

Location

Address:Church Lane , St Marys Anglican Church, Hagley, 7292
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.522137
Long: 146.910336
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 23rd January, 1916
Front Inscription

St Mary`s Church Hagley

Brave men and worthy patriots dear to God and famous to all ages - Milton

For his country`s sake

Roll of Honour

To the glory of God and in memory of the brave men who belong to this Parish who have volunteered for active service for King and country during the Great War 1914 - 1918

[ Names ]

 

Canada  Australia  Great Britain  India  South Africa  New Zealand

God save the King

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

Lord God of hosts be with us yet.  Lest we forget.

Right Side Inscription

Greater love hath no man than this that he lay down his life for his friends

Source: MA,SKP,TWM
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