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02-January-2015
02-January-2015

Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

The hall commemorates those who served in World War Two.

A military parade by the specially trained Queen's guard will be a feature of the official opening ceremony of the Launceston War Memorial Hall on Windmill Hill on February 17. The open air ceremony will be followed by a concert in the hall in which many well known Launceston musicians and singers will be participating.
Advocate (Burnie), 10th February 1954

Location

Address:High Street, Windmill Park, Launceston, 7250
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.4354364
Long: 147.1461399
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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 10th September, 1946
Front Inscription

War Memorial Hall

Plaque :

THIS IS THE FOUNDATION STONE OF THE LAUNCESTON WAR MEMORIALS COMMUNITY CENTRE TO BE ERECTED ON THIS SITE IN GRATITUDE FOR THE SUPREME SACRIFICE AND DEVOTION OF OUR SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN DURING WORLD WAR 2 1939 - 1945.

UNVEILED SEPT 10 1946 BY HIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR OF TASMANIA ADMIRAL SIR HUGH BINNEY KCB DSO

Source: MA,SKP,TWM
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