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24-February-2014
24-February-2014
Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

The wooden honour roll commemorates former students from the Huonville School who served in World War One. The roll contains photographs of those who lost their lives in the war.  

The unveiling of a school honour board by the Director of Education (Mr. Brooks) took place at the Huonville State school on the afternoon of Empire Day. There was a large attendance, representative of all parts of the district.  Pulling aside the enshrouding drapery, the Director revealed a handsome blackwood board, with the names of the 26 ex-pupils of the school who took part in the war in gold lettering, and the centre panel containing photographs of the seven of these who laid down their lives. The memorial owes its being entirely to the exertions of the children attending the Huonville State school, following the lead of the head teacher (Mr. J. E. Wright).
The Mercury (Hobart), 27th May 1920.

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:40 Marguerite Street, Ranelagh Soldiers Memorial Hall, Ranelagh, 7109
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -43.008899
Long: 147.038358
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:Monday 24th May, 1920
Front Inscription

Great War

Huonville School Honour Roll

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Source: MA,SKP,TWM
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