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

A bazaar was held in the local State school grounds on Saturday afternoon, and was a great success. The various Stalls, which were conducted by the scholars, comprised soft drinks, lollies, vegetables, and fancy goods, while afternoon tea was dispensed, and a fish pond also well patronised. During the afternoon an honour roll erected to soldiers who have passed through the local State school was unveiled by Mrs. M'Pherson, the mother of four soldiers, two of whom have returned wounded, while the other two are still on active service. There was a large attendance, and speeches were made by the Revs. Williams of Condah and Houston of Branxholme, the Hon. S. Winter Cooke and others. 
Hamilton Spectator (Vic), 8 November 1917.


Address:McNichol Street, Branxholme Public Hall, Branxholme, 3302
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.857278
Long: 141.796319
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:Saturday 3rd November, 1917
Source: VWHI, MA
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