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Honour Board commemorates old scholars from the school who enlisted in World War Two.

Compton School, believed to be the oldest in the South-East is celebrating its 90th birthday this week. It is 15 years older than the Mount Gambier Primary School. The celebrations will end with a picnic at the Woolwash today for school children and old scholars. Last Saturday 180 old scholars signed an attendance roll at a back to school. Mr. John Fletcher M.P., a former resident of Compton, and member of the school committee for some years, unveiled an honour roll to old scholars who enlisted in World War 2. The honour roll bears 71 names of ex-servicemen and women.
Border Watch (Mount Gambier, SA), 20 March 1954
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Location

Address:Sassanowsky Road, Compton Soldiers Memorial Hall, Compton, 5291
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.802072
Long: 140.729144
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:Saturday 13th March, 1954
Source: TOH, MA
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