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29-April-2016
29-April-2016
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A dark wooden honour roll with 108 names in gilt lettering commemorates those who served in World War One.

The Methodist church was crowded by a large congregation on Sunday night one the occasion of an In Memoriam service to those adherents of the church in the circuit who had enlisted for active service and had made the supreme sacrifice.  Rev. Abbott then called on Mrs. James Storay (whose two sons had laid down their lives on the battlefields of Gallipoli and France) to unveil the district Roll of Honour, which had been placed in a commanding position on the western wall of the church.

The roll of honour, the handiwork of Mrs. Norman Hall, has been greatly admired. It is of a simple yet effective design, carried out in silky oak, the lettering being in gold leaf.
Examiner (Launceston) , 21st August 1917

Location

Address:Main Road, Penguin Uniting Church, Penguin, 7316
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.111968
Long: 146.070696
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 Norman Hall

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 19th August, 1917
Front Inscription

Roll of Honour

European War 1914 - 1918

Presented by the Uniting Church, Penguin

[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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