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Monbulla School Honour Roll : 02-December-2012
Monbulla School Honour Roll : 02-December-2012
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The brass honour roll commemorates former students of Monbulla School who served in World War One.

On Friday at the Monbulla school visiting day was held, and after the prizes had been presented by the Chairman (Mr. P. H. Kilsby), Mr. D. McKay, J.P., unveiled a roll of honor perpetuating the names of those who had been old scholars of the school and had gone to the war. The roll is a beautiful piece of work of burnished copper. The Chairman and Mr. C. Watkins also spoke, and patriotic songs were rendered by the children under the leadership of the headteacher (Miss Air), Mrs.G. Ricketts presiding at the piano. In the evening a social gathering of a successful character was held. The names on the roll are R. Marcus (killed), B. Marcus, L. Marcus, W. Marcus, J. Miller, M. Kilsby, E. Fennell, G. Childs, B. Souter. and H. D. Campbell.
Narracoorte Herald (SA), 24 December 1918.

 

Location

Address:27 Arthur Street, John Riddoch Centre, Penola, 5277
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.377778
Long: 140.83784
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:Friday 20th December, 1918
Front Inscription

1914  Monbulla School  1919

In honour of the old boys of this school who served the Empire in the Great War

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Source: MA
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