Trevallyn School Roll of HonourPrint Page
A monument commemorates former pupils of the school who lost their lives in World War Two. The monument lists 10 names. Commemorative trees were planted in the school by the parents and relatives of the fallen in 1947.
Monument characteristics :
Concrete pillar with a brass plaque
An honour roll and memorial tablet were unveiled at the Trevallyn state school on Saturday by the president of the Launceston sub-branch of the R.S.L. (Mr. John Gunn). The memorial tablet, a tribute to ex-pupils of the school who lost their lives in the Second World War and to those who gained military awards and distinctions was erected by the Mothers' Club. The headmaster (Mr. H. F. Priestley) said that relatives and friends of men killed had planted commemorative trees in the school grounds last year, but the Mothers' Club considered that a memorial that would last for all time should be erected.
He said the school was proud to be able to erect the memorial, and it would remain as a tribute to the fallen. Unveiling the honour roll, which contained 114 names of men and women, Mr. Gunn said it was the first roll to be erected at the school, and he hoped it would be the last.
Examiner (Launceston ), 20th September 1948.
|Address:||Gorge Road, Trevallyn Primary School, Trevallyn, 7250|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -41.43787|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Type:||Honour Roll|
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 18th September, 1948|
World War II.
1939 - 45
"May these trees keep evergreen the memory of brave men"
[ 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.