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24-May-2014
24-May-2014
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An honour roll commemorates scholars who served in World War One.

Empire Day celebrations were carried out in a fitting manner. During the morning the Warden and councillors paid a visit to the state school and addressed the children. A blackwood honour board, containing the names of scholars who served in the Great War, was unveiled. The hoisting of the Union Jack and march past of scholars concluded the ceremony.
Examiner (Launceston), 29 May 1923
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Location

Address:Bay Street, Strahan Primary School, Strahan, 7468
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.153211
Long: 145.320898
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:Thursday 24th May, 1923
Front Inscription

Roll of Honour

Past scholars of the Strahan State School who have served in the Great European War 1914 - 1919

[ 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.

 

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