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Honour roll commemorates those who served in World War One.

Monument characteristics :

A photographic honour roll within a wooden frame.  It list the names of 12 service personnel.

A successful gathering was held in the Sandford Hall to witness the unveiling of Sandford's roll of honour. The ceremony was performed by Hon J. W. Evans C.M.C., M.H.A who was accompanied by a concert party from Hobart. Mr Ian Morrisby presided.  The roll of honour showed that twelve men had enlisted from the little district of Sandford and three had made the supreme sacrifice.

After the roll of honour ceremony, he unveiled a handsome picture containing the photographs of the twelve brave lads who answered the Empire's call . Mrs J.W. Morrisby whose two sons were at the war was responsible for the picture and she was thanked for her generous gift.
The Mercury (Hobart), 24th September 1921.


Address:South Arm Road, Sandford Hall , Sandford, 7020
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.93997
Long: 147.495857
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
Monument Manufacturer:Mrs J.W. Morrisby


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:September-1921
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Erected to the memory of Sandford soldiers who served in the Great War 1914 - 1918.

Roll of Honour

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It was duty that called to them and they obeyed the call

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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