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The wooden honour roll commemorates former students of the Murtoa State School who served in World War One. 

An honor board made of Australian blackwood, containing the names of 94 past scholars of Murtoa State School, who enlisted for active service has been unveiled by the Director of Education. The honor flag, bearing one bar, won by Dunmumkle shire in connection with the seventh war loan, was also hoisted.
Ballarat Star (Vic.), 29 November 1918.


Address:Hamilton Street & Anders Lane, Water Tower Museum, Murtoa, 3390
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.615099
Long: 142.471487
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:November-1918
Front Inscription

Great European War

1914  Honor Roll  1918

Past scholars of S. S. 1549 Murtoa who rnlisted for active service abroad

[ Names ]

So nigh is grandeur to our dust.
So near is God to man,
When duty whispers low. "Thou must."
The youth replies, "I can"

Source: MA
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