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17-November-2013
17-November-2013

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The Granton Memorial Hall was erected to commemorate Max Dickenson and Don Nation who lost thier lives in World War Two.

A plan for a war memorial hall at Granton was submitted to the council by Cr N. K. Dixon, on behalf of a committee of residents. He said it was proposed to build the hall on a reserve off the State highway.The people were anxious to share in any Government subsidy, but they did not propose to allow that to delay getting the building. It was decided to apply to the Lands Dept. for permission to build on the reserve.
The Mercury (Hobart), 4th April 1946.
 

Location

Address:Lyell Highway, Granton Reserve, Granton, 7030
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.749635
Long: 147.224052
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Front Inscription

Granton Memorial Hall

Plaque inside hall :

Granton Memorial Hall

This hall was erected by the Granton Red Cross Ladies and Granton Cricket Club in memory of Max Dickenson & Don Nation
1939 - 1945

Plaque inside hall :

In memory of Pte. Don Nation A.I.F.
Erected by the Granton Red Cross and Cricket Club

Plaque inside hall :

In memory of Flt. Sgt. Max Dickenson R.A.A.F.
Erected by the Granton Red Cross and Cricket Club

 

Source: MA
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