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Kettering War Memorial
Kettering War Memorial

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Kettering War Memorial commemorates those who died in World War One.  The monument lists 7 names.

A bluestone memorial to fallen soldiers of the district was unveiled at Kettering on Saturday by His Excellency, The State Governor (Sir Francis Newdegate) before a large assemblage. The monument consists of a miniature Cleopatra's needle which stands out in the centre of the township on the spur of a hill reached from a picturesque valley by the dusty yellow ribbon of main road. The monument was built by Mr John Gillon of Sandy Bay.
The Mercury (Hobart) , 20th January 1919.


Address:Channel Highway, Kettering, 7155
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -43.125471
Long: 147.246494
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Front Inscription

1914 - The Great War - 1918

Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay down his life for his friends. [ 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,SKP,TWM
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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