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The honour roll commemorates former pupils of the school who served in World War One. 

A function which promises to be one of the biggest of its kind in Launceston will take place at the Launceston State High School on Saturday night. It is the of the unveiling of the honour board, containing the names of scholars, past and present, who have answered the Empire's call. The board contains a list of 51 names, of which four have paid the supreme sacrifice. Out of 51, one obtained the Military Cross; two secured Military Medals, and another received the Flying Corps Medal for Distinguished Service.

The board was donated by the old scholars of the school and the handsome carving was executed by Mrs R. H. Crawford. His Excellency Sir Francis Newdegate K.C.M.G.,will unveil the board and address those present.
Examiner (Launceston) 27th March 1919.

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:Paterson & Margaret Streets, Assembly Hall of Launceston College, Launceston, 7250
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.439616
Long: 147.13258
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
Designer:Mrs R. H. Crawford
Artist:Mrs R. H. Crawford


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 29th March, 1919
Front Inscription

Prorsum Et Semper Honeste
Exigui Numero Sed Bello Vivida Virtus

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1914  The Great War 1919


Source: MA,SKP,TWM
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