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03-November-2013
03-November-2013

Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

The wooden honour roll commemorates members of the church who served in World War One. The roll lists 112 names.

A meeting of the parishioners of St John's Church New Town was held last evening for the purpose of considering the providing of a roll of honour of those members who had enlisted for active service. Some 100 young men who attended St. John's Church at New Town had enlisted, 40 of whom were communicants. Mrs. J. A.Johnson had kindly promised to carve an honour board for enrolling the names of the men who had enlisted.
The Mercury (Hobart), 19th March 1919.

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 honour roll.

Location

Address:St Johns Avenue, St John`s Anglican Church, New Town, 7008
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.854805
Long: 147.297293
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:Mrs J. A. Johnson

Dedication

Front Inscription

Honour Roll

[ Names ]

The Lord your God 

He it is that hath fought for you

 

Source: MA,SKP,TWM
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