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27-June-2014
27-June-2014
Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

The honour roll is a shield shaped honour board, which commemorates those who served in World War One.  It contains the list of names surrounded by a carved wreath of leaves.

Note : As at 01-December-2014, this honour roll is in private possession and is planned to be moved to the Pontville Memorial Hall. 

A roll of honour containing 13 names of soldiers who fought in the Great War (five of whom made the great sacrifice) was unveiled in the Brighton Congregational Church last Sunday afternoon by the Rev C Bernard Cockett M A , chairman of the union .The honour board is of polished blackwood, and is beautifully ornamented.
The Mercury (Hobart), 20th December 1921.

Location

Address:247 Midland Highway, old Brighton Uniting Church, Pontville, 7030
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.686457
Long: 147.265168
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

Front Inscription

Brighton Congregational Church

The Great War 1914 - 1919

Honour Roll

[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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