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The wooden honour roll commemorates former students who served in World War One.  It was unveiled in November 1923 by Sir Alexander Peacock.

In the presence of a large assemblage of children and parents, Sir Alexander Peacock, Minister of Education, unveiled an honor board at the Wilson-street State school, Brighton, yesterday afternoon.  The Minister was accompanied by Mr. F. Tate (Director of Education) and Inspector Fussell.  Mr. A. E. Chandler, M.L.C., was also present. The honor board, which was of polished Australian blackwood, bears the names of 310 old boys who went to the war, including that of Captain Robert Grieve, V.C. Thirty-nine of those on the board never returned. 
Age (Melbourne),  29 November 1923.


Address:Wilson Street, Brighton Primary School, Brighton, 3186
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.912131
Long: 145.00073
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:Wednesday 28th November, 1923
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Brighton State School. 1542
1914  1918

Honor Roll

Past scholars who enlisted for active service in the Great War 

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Source: MA
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