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The Richmond Municipality Roll of Honour is a wooden honour roll that lists the service personnel of South, Central and North Wards of the municipality.

Residents of the municipality of Richmond claim emphatic pride that their district has done as well as the best and better than most in supplying men for the firing line. residents of the South Ward met in the Town Hall on Saturday afternoon to consider the question of a memorial. Councillor Grice suggested that subscription lists be sent round to the residents to secure money for the erection of a monument in the town park to the memory of fallen soldiers. He thought a roll of honour containing the names of the men who had enlisted from the district should be erected in the Richmond Town Hall.
The Mercury (Hobart) 11th February 1919.


Address:Bridge Street, Old Richmond Town Hall, Richmond, 7025
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.735321
Long: 147.438133
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Front Inscription

King & Country

In honour of the brave men from the Municipality of Richmond who answered their country`s call

Great European War
1914 1918

North Ward [ Names ]

Central Ward [ Names ]

South Ward [ 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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