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12-September-2018
12-September-2018

Photographs supplied by John Huth

The hall was erected to commemorate those who served in World War One.

The Hall was opened by Mrs Campbell who was known as the "Diggers' Mother." She was originally in affluent circumstances but spent her money assisting the soldiers during World War One. She met every train that passed through Narrabri during the war years.  Mrs Campbell was 81 at the time of the hall`s opening and died in 1925 at the age of 85. 

 

Location

Address:22 Bishop Street, Boomi, 2405
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.723626
Long: 149.579609
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Designer:S. M. Becher (architect)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 15th November, 1921
Front Inscription
Boomi Hall
Source: SKP, MA
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