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12-December-2014
12-December-2014
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A brass honour roll commemorates past students who died in service or were killed in action in World War Two. The roll lists 45 names.

The Second World War honour board of the Launceston Church Grammar School was unveiled yesterday by the Governor (Sir Ronald Cross). lt lists 45 names of former pupils who died on service. Names include that of Capt. N. H. Roff, former headmaster of the school who died in Timor on February, 1942. The new honour board was presented by the Old Launcestonians Association, and when completed will be surrounded by an elaborate carved frame.
The Mercury (Hobart) , 24th April 1952.

Location

Address:36 Button Street, Launceston Church Grammar School Chapel , Mowbray , 7248
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.4088969
Long: 147.1292098
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Honour Roll
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:Wednesday 23rd April, 1952
Front Inscription

World War II.

In memoriam

[ Names ]

Note : the “Tasmanian War Memorials Data Base” , compiled by Fred Thornett which is located at the State Library of Tasmania, contains a comprehensive listing of the names on this monument. 

Source: MA,SKP,TWM
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