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The monument commemorates those who served in World War One.  It lists 15 names.

An interesting ceremony took place at Nile on Tuesday afternoon, when the soldiers' monument was unveiled. There was a great gathering from all parts of the district. The memorial is of Victorian Malmsbury bluestone with four Italian marble tablets with lead lettering, surmounted on top with an obelisk ,the whole being erected on three concrete steps.

The height is 16ft. The inscription reads: In memory of our noble men, 1914 1918. Private A. Axton, Private W. L. Baxter, Lt. C. H. Cameron, Private L. E. Cook, Private J. W. Cook. Lance-Corporal E. E. Eeles, Private L. L. Holmes, Private A.A. Lewis , Private L.W. Long, Private E. T. Smith,Private A. J. Rigby, Private D. Harper, Private P. G. Gibson, Bdr. D. D.Viney. The monument was unveiled by Mrs. Cameron.
Examiner (Launceston), 26th May 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 monument.


Address:Nile Road & Church Lane, Nile, 7212
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.646923
Long: 147.329836
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 24th May, 1921
Front Inscription

In memory of our noble men

1914 - 1918

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Left Side Inscription

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Back Inscription

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Right Side Inscription

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Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au