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12-December-2014
12-December-2014

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A plaque commemorates the 130th anniversary of the Launceston Volunteer Artillery.

Location

Address:36 Button Street, Launceston Church Grammar School Chapel, Mowbray, 7248
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.408897
Long: 147.12921
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:June-1990
Front Inscription

These smooth-bore 12 pdr brass howitzer guns were once used for the defence of Laaunceston circa 1870 and weere donated to the school by Lt Col George E. Harrap (Member of Bristish Emoire Volunteer Decoration)

An old boy, former Chairman and member of the Board of Management, Launceston Church Grammar School

This plaque was installed by the artillery Historical trust of Tasmania to commemorate the 130th anniversary of the Launceston Volunteer Artillery

June 1990

Source: MA
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