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Tourello School Honour Roll : 20-March-2011
Tourello School Honour Roll : 20-March-2011
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The Tourello School Honour Roll contains the names of past scholars of the school who enlisted in World War One. The names of those from the school who enlisted in World War Two were added at a later date.

Over 200 persons from the surrounding district assembled at the Tourello State school on Saturday, 23 ult., to witness the unveiling of an honor roll erected in memory of past scholars who have enlisted. The committee had worked hard to ensure the success of the function, and had spared no pains in the decoration of the school, which presented a very pleasing appearance. The proceedings opened with the singing of the National Anthem, followed by an overture played by Miss Harris. The programme consisted of addresses ably delivered by Mr J. A. Troup (chairman), Crs. J. Troup and J. Baird, Lieutenant M. Williamson, Spr. Quinn, ex-Trooper G. Nelson, Mr D. A. McRae, and Cr. Lean (Mayor of Clunes); and songs pleasingly rendered by Misses E. Grenfell and E. Leneghan and Mr A. Cox. The unveiling ceremony was performed by Private A. Roberts, a young returned soldier, whose name was on the roll, and who was accorded a hearty welcome, this being his first public appearance since his return from France. Afternoon tea, served by the ladies of the committee, concluded a very successful afternoon.
Clunes Guardian and Gazette (Vic), 5 April 1918. 

Location

Address:30 Fraser Street, Clunes RSL, Clunes, 3370
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.29324
Long: 143.785827
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:Saturday 23rd March, 1918
Front Inscription

     Tourello
     School
    Honor Roll

    In Honor
of those who served
         The

     Empire
     in the
Great War
1914 - 1918
1939 - 1945

[Names]

Source: MA
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