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31-January-2020 (John Huth)
31-January-2020 (John Huth)

Photographs supplied by John Huth

The plaque commemorates the centenary of the recruitment marches that passed through Yetholme in 1915 and 1916 during World War One. 

Location

Address:32 Porters Lane, War Memorial, Yetholme Community Hall, Yetholme, 2795
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.447952
Long: 149.817613
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 1st November, 2015
Front Inscription

COMMEMORATING THE CENTENARY OF THE
RECRUITMENT MARCHES THAT PASSED THROUGH
YETHOLME DURING WORLD WAR I 

The Coo-ee March camped near this spot on its
way from Gilgandra to Sydney on 29 October 1915

The Kookaburra March camped here on its way
from Tooraweenah to Bathurst on 2 February 1916

UNVEILED BY THE YETHOLME COMMUNITY
when the Coo-ee Re-enactment March camped here on
  1 NOVEMBER 2015

Source: MA
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