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Kuranda Honour Board WW1
Kuranda Honour Board WW1
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The honour roll commemorates past pupils from Kuranda School and District comrades who served in World War One. The names of the nine soldiers who died in service or were killed in action appear at the top of the list of names.

The Kuranda Honour Roll was unveiled on the 11th October 1919 by Mr Ernest Hunter. Of the 48 men who enlisted, 9 made the supreme sacrifice. Mr Hunter also distributed Peace Medals to the children at the unveiling ceremony. The railway station was chosen as a permanent site for the honour roll
Cairns Post, 30th September 1919, The Brisbane Courier, 14th October 1919

 

Location

Address:Coondoo Street, Railway Station, Kuranda, 4881
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -16.818503
Long: 145.638773
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:Saturday 11th October, 1919
Front Inscription

Roll of Honour

Past pupils Kuranda School and District comrades

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Source: SKP, QWMR, MA
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