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Rockhampton Grammar School Honour Board was erected in honour of the patriotic services and sacrifices of former students who fought in World War One.

The marble honour roll was unveiled on the 18th August 1921 by the Governor -General of Australia , Lord Forster, who was paying his first official visit to Rockhampton. The roll erected in the Assembly Hall was designed by Messrs Hocking and Palmer and erected by Mr F.M.Allen.

In separate parties Lord and Lady Forster visited a number of hospitals and schools yesterday. The most important function took place at the Boys' Grammar School, where the Governor General unveiled, in the presence of a large gathering of relatives and friends a beautiful honour roll, in Ulam white marble, bearing 200 names in six panels.  This is undoubtedly one of the largest and finest pieces of monumental work executed in Rockhampton, and was much admired. 
The Telegraph (Brisbane), 19 August 1921.

 

Location

Address:Archer Street, Rockhampton Grammar School, Rockhampton, 4700
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -23.385179
Long: 150.494007
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Monument Designer:Messrs Hocking & Palmer
Monument Manufacturer:F.M.Allen
Link:http://www.qldwarmemorials.com.au/P…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 18th August, 1921
Source: QWMR, MA, QHR
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