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Shire of Wyangarie Roll of Honour lists those from the district who served in World War One.

The Honour Roll was unveiled under the auspices of the Wyangerie Shire Council on ANZAC Day 1920 by Lieutenant Ted Sloan. Lieutenant Sloan had previously made a rousing speech in regard to the treatment of returned men by the Shire Council and other "flag-flappers". He stated that he was in Villers-Bretonneux and to find the shops open on Anzac Day in Richmond was a disgrace. He considered it his duty to close them and went round and informed the shopkeepers if they did not close he would organise a company of "diggers" for that purpose. The shops were then shut.
The Capricornian (Rockhampton), 8th May 1920.


Address:Flinders Way & Carter Street, Memorial Swimming Pool, Richmond, 4822
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -20.734374
Long: 143.144929
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


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 25th May, 1920
Source: MIV,SKP, MA
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