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09-September-2015
09-September-2015

Photographs supplied by Department of Veteran Affairs

Cororooke Presbyterian Church Honour Roll commemorates those from the church who served in World War One. 

The Cororooke Presbyterian Church Honour Roll was unveiled on the 18th December 1917 in front of a large congregation. The blackwood roll contained 25 names, 7 of whom paid the supreme sacrifice in the First World War.
The Colac Herald, 18th December 1917.


NOTE:  This honour roll is currently on display as part of the Great War 1914-1918 centenary exhibition at the Memorial Museum 1917 Passchendaele at Zonnebeke (near Ypres) in Belgium.  It will remain on display until the exhibition ends in 2018 before being returned to its local community in Cororooke.

Museum Address : 
Memorial Museum 1917 Passchendaele,
Berten Pilstraat 5a, 8980 Zonnebeke, Belgium.

The photographs of the roll are from the display in Belgium.

Location

Address:Corangamite Lake Road, Cororooke Hall, Cororooke, 3254
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.284272
Long: 143.522078
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
Approx. Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Approx. Event End Date:28-June-1919
Monument Manufacturer:Peters & Co

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 18th December, 1917
Front Inscription

FOR GOD, KING AND EMPIRE
COROROOKE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 
HONOUR ROLL

STAR IN FRONT OF NAME DENOTES DIED ON SERVICE

Be Thou Faithful Unto Death And I Will Give Thee The Crown Of Life . Rev. 11. X.

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Source: VWHI, MA
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