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The wooden roll of honour commemorates the staff from the Government Printing Department who served in World War One. The roll was originally unveiled in 1915 with additional names being added at a later date. 

A roll of honour has been placed in the Government Printing Office containing the names of those employees of the department who have enlisted for active service at the front. The names at present on the roll are as follows: - W. D. Mcintosh, H. R. Evans, E. Harris, A. Creswell, F. Christie,  R. Boardman, A. Robertson, and L. Shea.
The Mercury, (Hobart), 23rd December 1915.

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:5 Bowen Road, Mercury Walch, Moonah, 7009
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.849383
Long: 147.306339
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


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:December-1915
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Government Printing Department

Roll of Honor

[ Names ]

Members of the Staff who rnlisted for active service in the Great War

1914 - 19


Source: MA,SKP,TWM
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