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Two marble honour rolls commemorate those who served in World War One. The supplementary roll was unveiled on the 26th August 1920. Funding was received in 2011 for the restoration of the roll. 

The Minister for Education unveiled an honour roll at the Leichhardt Public School on Thursday. Mr. James stated that the children attending the Public schools had raised £126,000 towards the various patriotic funds.
Goulburn Evening Penny Post (NSW), 15 December 1917. 

In the absence, through illness, of the Minister for Public Instruction, the Solicitor General, Mr. R. Sproule, M.L.C., yesterday unveiled the supplementary honour roll of the Leichhardt Public School, at the request of the Leichhardt Parents and Citizens' Association, and also performed a tree-planting ceremony. The Minister was then entertained at lunch by the Mayor and citizens.
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW),  27 August 1920.


Address:Marion Street, Leichhardt Public School, Leichhardt, 2040
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.883889
Long: 151.158056
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:Thursday 13th December, 1917
Source: NRWM , MA
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