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24-February-2014
24-February-2014
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The Huonville War Memorial was a child welfare centre and kindergarten which was erected in memory of those who served in World War Two. The building now is the headquarters of The Huonville RSL Sub-Branch.

Work on the construction of Huonville's war memorial-a child welfare centre and kindergarten will begin within six months, the chairman (Mr. A. C. Parsons) told a meeting of the memorial committee at Huonville on Thursday night. Referring to the offer of the Premier (Mr. Cosgrove) to provide up to £6,000 for the two separate buildings on the memorial site fronting the main street, Mr. Parsons said, Mr. W. H. Krause, a Huonville builder, had stated he would tender for the building, which was now to be constructed of concrete blocks. The Premier's letter stated that the buildings would be furnished by the Government with the exception of a piano for the pre-school centre and equipment.
The Mercury (Hobart), 29th July 1950.

The chairman of the Huonville War Memorial Committee (Mr. A. C. Parsons) yesterday laid the foundation stone of the town's war memorial - a child welfare centre - before a representative gathering. Mr. Parsons said the clinic should be ready for use within six months. He paid tribute to the work of women residents in raising a large sum towards the cost of the building; and also thanked the Government for its contribution.
The Mercury (Hobart), 11th May 1954.

 


 

Location

Address:66 Main Road, Huonville, 7109
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -43.028314
Long: 147.049836
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945
Monument Manufacturer:Mr K Brodribb (Taroona)

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:Circa 1954
Front Inscription
Huonville War Memorial
Source: MA
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