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01-May-2015
01-May-2015
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A wooden honour roll commemorates those who served in World War One.  The roll lists 36 names.

On Monday morning several parents and friends met at the State School to celebrate Empire Day and to witness the unveiling of a roll of honor for the Lower Barrington district. The children were marched out of the schoolroom and arranged around the veiled honor roll. The flag was hoisted and the children, who had been carefully trained by their teachers, Misses Falconer and Habner, saluted the flag and repeated the Empire Day pledge.

The honor roll, which is a very handsome board, the work of Miss Payne, of Hobart, was then unveiled by Mrs. McCreghan, who unfortunately Iost two sons in the great war. The 36 names on the roll were then read by the Rev. Clarke, and the flag was flown at half-mast in honor of eight of the brave men who paid the supreme sacrifice.
Advocate (Burnie), 28th May 1920

Location

Address:1027 Sheffield Road, Lower Barrington Hall, Lower Barrington, 7306
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.291046
Long: 146.291264
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:Miss Payne (Hobart)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 24th May, 1920
Front Inscription

1914  1918  

Lower Barrington

[ Names ]

Let us do or die

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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