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Bowen Boys State School Honour Roll
Bowen Boys State School Honour Roll

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The honour roll commemorates former students of the Bowen Boys State School who served in World War One. 

The very fine marble honour roll is a representation of a Grecian temple decorated to represent Sicilan marble was created by Mr Cheffins an artist. The unveiling of the roll, which was placed in a new classroom at the school, was performed by the Mayor of Bowen in February 1919. The roll contains the names of seventy five past scholars of the school, 20 of whom have laid down their lives. It was stated that the honour board was the largest in a North Queensland School.
The Queenslander (Brisbane) 15th February 1919.


Address:22 Gordon Street, Bowen Historical Museum , Bowen, 4805
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -20.01123
Long: 148.244765
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
Artist:Mr Cheffins


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:February-1919
Front Inscription

1914. The Great War. 1918.

Bowen Boys State School

Honour Roll

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Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au