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16-October-2013
16-October-2013

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Hobart Roll of Honour commemorates service personnel from the Hobart area who served in World War One.
 

The honour roll of all those who have enlisted from the city of Hobart, including soldiers, sailors and sisters,  which is being prepared in the Town Hall, is one that will be worthy of 3,500 odd names which are to be inscribed upon it, and of the magnificent response to the city as a whole to the call for patriotic effort during the war. The rolls will be inscribed upon the walls of the vestibule of the Town-hall, and in preparation for it the wall have been handsomely panelled in Tasmanian blackwood, than no more striking and rich looking wood for such a purpose could be selected. Two spaces have been left in the panelling on either side of the archway leading to the staircase, for symbolic desgns to be carved in wood, which will consist of rising suns with the figures 1914 -1918. Messrs Gillham Bros have done the work and tenders will be called next week for the gold lettering.
The Mercury (Hobart), 27th February 1920.

Location

Address:50 Macquarie Street, Town Hall Foyer, Hobart, 7000
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.882486
Long: 147.330886
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
Monument Designer:Messrs Gillham Bros.

Dedication

Front Inscription

1914 - 1919
Australian Commonwealth Military Forces

Hobart Roll of Honour

[ 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,TWM,SKP
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