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Auburn Congregation World War One Honour Rolls : 15-June-2012
Auburn Congregation World War One Honour Rolls : 15-June-2012

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Two honour rolls commemorate the members of the Auburn Congregation who served in World War One. 

The rolls were initially all timber, with the names inscribed in gold paint.  When the Trustees decided to have the names cast in bronze, the timber panels were kept, and mounted in a new timber frame, which was erected in the Church Hall.

There are two almost identical versions of the one Honour Roll. The reason for the different order of names is not known. One honour roll is installed on the south wall of the church interior, and the other on the west wall of the hall.

The roll was dedicated on 1 August 1926 by the Victorian Governor, Lord Somers


Address:Oxley Road & Hepburn Street, Auburn Uniting Church, Hawthorn, 3122
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.824833
Long: 145.042789
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
Monument Manufacturer:The Brilliant Sign Co (bronze casting and lettering)


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 1st August, 1926
Front Inscription



Left Side Inscription

1914  Roll of Honour  1918

Gallipoli  France  Flanders  Egypt

[ Names ]

In Memoriam
[ Names ]

Palestine  Mesopotamia


Right Side Inscription

1914  Honour Roll  1918

Gallipoli France Flanders Egypt

[ Names ]

Palestine Mesopotamia

Source: MA
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