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Shire of Wyangarie Roll of HonourPrint Page Print this page

The honour roll commemorates 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.

Location

Address:Flinders Way & Carter Street, Memorial Swimming Pool, Richmond, 4822
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -20.734374
Long: 143.144929
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:Tuesday 25th May, 1920
Front Inscription

1914  Roll of Honor  1919

Shire of Wyangarie

In honour of those who served in the Great War

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Source: MIV,SKP, MA
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