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Dartmoor Primary School Gates : 29-November-2012
Dartmoor Primary School Gates : 29-November-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders / Roger Johnson

The gate commemorate those from Dartmoor and North Dartmoor who served in World War One.

DRIK DRIK, Saturday. — "Back to Dartmoor" celebrations opened yesterday with a "back to school." There was a large attendance of local and former residents. Inclement weather somewhat marred the day. A welcome was given by Mr. Fink, head teacher, and Mr. Scholfield, M.P., opened the celebrations. The roll call and "back to school" sessions were led by ex-teachers, including Mr. Bond, M.L.A.  Mr. George Greenham received a presentation for the oldest boy present, and Mrs. E. Dowling for the oldest girl. Mr. J. Richards, district inspector, performed the opening of the soldiers' memorial gate and unveiling of the honor roll, erected with funds subscribed by old scholars.

Calisthenics by members of the girls' gymnasium,  maypole by junior and senior ' girls, school games and community singing were items of interest. Prizes were awarded to Miss Cook for best-dressed girl, Mr. P. Allen for best-dressed boy, and Mrs. G. Kerr, best excuse for absence. 
Age (Melbourne), 18 November 1935.


Address:76 Greenham Street, Primary School, Dartmoor, 3304
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.922811
Long: 141.276649
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Gate
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 16th November, 1935
Front Inscription

Lest We Forget

Left Side Inscription

Great War  
1914  1918


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Right Side Inscription

Great War
1914 1918

North Dartmoor

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Source: MA,RSLV
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