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The Roll of Honour commemorates those from the Federal District who served in World War One. 

On Friday evening last Mr. Geo. Nesbitt, M.L. A., accompanied by Mrs. Nesbitt and Pte. Kelk, were in attendance at the Federal School of Arts by invitation, for the purpose of unveiling the Federal and district roll of honor. A highly representative gathering was present, and the proceedings of the evening, which were of a most interesting and patriotic character, were carried out in keeping with the occasion. The Rev. G. E. Ure, who occupied the chair, opened with the old hymn, "O God our help in ages past," and then left matters in the hands of our member. Mr. Nesbitt 's able speech covered a reminder of how much our boys had done and were doing for us even to the supreme sacrifice to enable those who were left at home to enjoy our present privileges of citizenship, and was feelingly delivered. At its close Mrs Nesbitt was asked to remove the flag from the roll during the singing of the National Anthem. Pte. Kelk followed with a short description of the Gallipoli landing and an exhoration to one and all to help the Empire and the lads at the front with men, money and munitions, but particularly the former, and finally not to forget those same lads who had done and suffered so much when they came back to us again. Other speakers were : The Rev. G. E. Ure, President H. Wells, and Mr. F. Carmont.

Before the close Mr. H. Chittick, the President of the School of Arts, was asked to unveil a smaller carved board containing the names of members of the School of Arts who had gone to the front, and which had been presented by a local artist. A balance of funds amounting to between five and six pounds, together with a collection in the room of two pounds odd, were by unanimous vote handed to the local branches of the Red Gross and War Chest Funds. The roll of honor is of massive cedar with side pillars, upon which rest two bronze soldier, figures, the work of Messrs. Brown and Jolly; whilst the artistic work is from the brush of Mr. J. Collings, of Eltham; the board contains 30 names. The guests were invited to light refreshments before journeying homewards.
Northern Star (Lismore, NSW), 2 April 1917.



Address:Federal Drive, Federal School of Arts, Federal, 2480
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.650451
Long: 153.454994
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
Artist:Mr J Collings, Eltham (art work)
Monument Manufacturer:Brown & Jolly (Lismore)


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 30th March, 1917
Front Inscription


Federal District 
Heroes All 



Left Side Inscription


Source: MA,NRWM
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