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The honour roll commemorates those connected with the church who served and those who died in World War One.  The board lists five names. 

On Sunday afternoon the honor board of the Hagley Methodist Church was unveiled in the presence of a large congregation. Rev. Woodford, in addressing the gathering, paid a fine tribute to the heroism of the men who had gone forward at the call of duty and so splendidly upheld the honor of the country they went to serve. A tribute was also paid to tbe mothers who had borne so much. Rev. Woodford then called on Mrs R. R. French, whose son's name is among those of the "glorious dead" to unveil the board after which all heads were bowed. 

During the service Mrs Woodford sang very sweetly "Sweet Peace, the Gift of God's Love."  The board is of polished wood, and has five panels on which are inscribed in gold the names of E. Daft and C. Viney who served, and V. French, H. Trethewie, and W. Heazlewood, who served and gave their lives. 
Daily Telegraph (Launceston, Tas.), 23 June 1921.

Note : the “Tasmanian War Memorials Data Base” , compiled by Fred Thornett which is located at the State Library of Tasmania, contains a comprehensive listing of the names on this honour roll.


Address:Meander Valley Road, Hagley Uniting Church, Hagley, 7292
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.526201
Long: 146.88437
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 19th June, 1921
Front Inscription

Honor Board.

Hagley Methodist Church.

Great War 1914 - 1919.

E. F. Daft.     C. T. Viney

Served & gave their lives
V. A. French.            H. R. Trethewie.
W. G. Heazlewood.

Lest We Forget.


Source: MA,SKP,TWM
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