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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.

 

Location

Address:Batlow Road, Union Jack, 2653
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.743798
Long: 148.028699
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

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

Sacred 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

Australia
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
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