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The marble tablet commemorates the men of Oakwood and Cherry Tree Hill who died in service or were killed in action during World War One.

The tablet states that the additions to the Oakwood Hall were erected as a memorial to the men of the District who died in service or were killed in action in World War One. 

There was a good attendance at the Oakwook public hall on Saturday afternoon, when, in remembrance of the boys who were killed in the war, additions were opened to the public hall there. The event in permanently recorded in the modest marble tablet beside the district honor roll, in the following words: — The additions to this hall were erected in 1922 at the instigation of the Oakwood Red Cross Society to the men of Oakwood and Cherry Hill who their lives in the cause of liberty and justice in the great world war of 1914-18. The unveiling of the tablet was performed by Mrs. G. Palmer. This lady had four sons at the war, and two paid the supreme penalty.
The Inverell Times (NSW), 3 October 1922.


Address:64 Tingha Road, Oakwood Hall, Inverell Pioneer Village, Inverell, 2360
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.786885
Long: 151.120922
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 30th September, 1922
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The additions to this hall were erected 1922, at the instigation of the Oakwood Red Cross Society

As a memorial to the men of Oakwood & Cherry Tree Hill who gave up their lives in the cause of liberty & justice in the Great World War

1914 - 1918.

Source: SKP, MA
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