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Union Jack School War Memorial : 17-October-2011
Union Jack School War Memorial : 17-October-2011

Photographs supplied by Mark Riggs / Glen Yeomans / Roger Johnson

A monument commemorates former students of the Union Jack School who died in service or were killed in action in World War One.

Additional plaques have been placed near the memorial to commemorate others from Union Jack who enlisted in the war as well as a plaque which was unveiled during Australia's bicentenary in 1988.



Address:Batlow Road, Union Jack, 2653
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.743798
Long: 148.028699
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 24th May, 1922
Front Inscription

To The Memory Of Those Boys
Who Fell In The Great War

         [ Names ] 

Erected By Their Parents
Relatives And Friends
At The Union Jack School

Erected 24 -5 - 1922

Inscription in Proximity

               1788 - 1988

     Union Jack Memorial
Union Jack community established in
gold mining era (1890 - 1910).
The school War Memorial reveals the dreadful
sacrifice of the community in W.W.I.
Erected by the Tumbarumba
Bicentennial Community Commitee
with funds provided through
the Local Government Initiative Grant. 

Source: MA,NRWM
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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