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17-February-2015
17-February-2015

Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

A hall commemorates those who served in World War Two.  A plaque on the exterior front wall lists 10 names.

Community effort in the tiny farming centre of Selbourne, six miles from Hagley, has raised more than £2,000 to build a War Memorial Hall. The hall is being built in the  heart of the district, on a block of land sheltered by mature fir trees. On Wednesday, voluntary helpers erected the frames for the walls and partitions in the hall. The frames had been built by a contractor for the War Memorial Hall Committee and the working bee erected them in an hour and a quarter. Funds for building the hall have been raised almost entirely from the sale of stock, crops, and wool. The committee, consisting of nine farmers, was formed eight years ago.
The Mercury (Hobart) , 26th September 1953.

Location

Address:Selbourne Road, Selbourne, 7292
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.453888
Long: 146.876123
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

Front Inscription

Selbourne Hall

Plaque :

Selbourne War Memorial  1939 - 1945

[ 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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