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Onaunga Roll of Honour : 02-March-2013
Onaunga Roll of Honour : 02-March-2013
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The Roll of Honour commemorates those from the Onaunga Council District who served in World War One.

Ever since the outbreak of war the local branches of the various patriotic funds have worked zealously in numerous ways to raise funds and to provide comforts for the boys at the front. With the same worthy object in view, the local Red Cross branch arranged a strawberry fete and concert, which was held on Saturday last. A movement was initiated some little time ago also, to present a roll of honor to the Onaunga district Council by the residents of this district, bearing the names of all those brave lads who have enlisted from this neighborhood to fight for King and country.

Mr. J. M. Hudd, the energetic sec. of the above branch, canvassed the district for subscriptions and his efforts met with most enthusiastic support which resulted in the purchase of a beautiful bronze tablet. Saturday was deemed as a most fitting day to unveil the tablet, and arrangements were made for Lady Butler to perform the ceremony, and a large gathering assembled to witness the function which was held at the Council Hall. Mr. Ben. Wundersitz presided, and owing to the unavoidable absence of Lady Butler, asked Mrs. Laffer to declare the fete open.  Mr. S. Beavis, on behalf of the residents then asked the Hon. A. H. Peake to unveil and present the roll of honor to the Onaunga Council.
The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser (SA), 24 November 1916.


Address:Callington Road, Richardson Woodchester Hall, Woodchester, 5255
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.203882
Long: 138.967711
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Monument Manufacturer:Wunderlich Ltd.


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 17th November, 1916
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1914    1918



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Source: MA,TOH
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