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12-December-2014
12-December-2014

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A framed paper honour roll commemorates past students who served in World War One.  It lists 102 names.

A fair number of parents and children were assembled yesterday afternoon in the Glen Dhu state school on the occasion of the Rev. J. W. Bethune M.A., unveiling a tablet representing a roll of honour to old scholars of the school who had gone abroad on active service. The ceremony commenced by the head teacher (Mr. A. G. Waterworth) addressing the assembly, explaining at length the purpose of the occasion, and outlining the motives which took all those brave young men to the front. He then thanked Rev. J. W. Bethune for having donated the tablet, and asked him to formally unveil it.
Examiner (Launceston), 12th November 1915.  

The first year's activities of the Glen Dhu State School Parents and Friends' Association, which was formed on October 13, 1936, as a result of representations made by the Mothers' Club to the South Launceston Progress Association, are reviewed in the report to be presented at the annual meeting to-morrow night. The report added that an effort was to be made to secure a full list of old scholars who served in the Great War and bring the honour roll up to date.
Examiner (Launceston), 20th September 1937.

Location

Address:Wellington Street, Glen Dhu Primary School, South Launceston, 7249
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.4545674
Long: 147.1441989
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:Thursday 11th November, 1915
Front Inscription

Glen Dhu State School

Roll of Honour

Old scholars who volunteered for service for King and country in the Great War.

[ 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
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