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06-April-2014 (Peter F Williams)
06-April-2014 (Peter F Williams)

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams / John Huth

The plaque commemorates the district`s war veterans and the Kookaburra March.

A recruiting march of 23 men left Tooraweenah on 16 January 1916 to march to Bathurst via Mendoorah, Boomely, Cobbora and Mudee. Many of the Kookaburras were sent as reinforcements for the 45th Battalion.


Address:Murray Street, Town Common, Tooraweenah, 2831
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.440514
Long: 148.90974
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:16-January-1916
Actual Event End Date:16-January-1916


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 25th April, 1987
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Kookaburras on the march

January 16th 1916

This plaque commemorates the voluntary recruitment of the men for the 1914 - 18 war and stands in memory of those who  serve their country in all wars

Unveiled by Mr Syd Manusu 51st Light AA Regiment 2nd Australian Imperial Forces on ANZAC Day, April 25th, 1987

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au