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29-August-2019 [Sandra Brown]
29-August-2019 [Sandra Brown]

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The honour roll commemorates those from the Sherwood Shire who sserved in World War One.

The roll was originally placed on the wall of the Shire Hall, now Corinda Library, and unveiled by the Chairman of the Shire, Fanshawe Gostling, K.S.O. on 31st March 1917. On 8th November 1980, at the 60th annual reunion of the Sherwood RSL Sub-branch, it was unveiled at the eastern end of the Croll Memorial Hall by Frank Norman Sleeman, the Rt. Hon. Lord Mayor of Brisbane, and re-dedicated by the Rev. C.T. Debenham. The RSL club vacated the building in 2003 and the roll is now situated in the Sherwood Services Club.

The Sherwood Shire Council grounds, Corinda, presented an animated appearance on Saturday. The occasion was the unveiling of the Sherwood Shire Honour Board, bearing the names of 240 men who had enlisted from within the shire area. Cr. Fanshawe Gostling (chairman of the council) performed the ceremony, and mentioned only 26 eligible men remained in the shire. 
The Brisbane Courier (Qld),  2 April 1917.


Address:Clewley Street, Sherwood Services Club, Corinda, 4075
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.538034
Long: 152.981176
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 31st March, 1917
Front Inscription

Sherwood Shire Roll of Honor

A record of those who answered the Empire`s call

1914  1919

[ Names ]

Plaque :

Unveiled by the Chairman of the Council Fanshawe Gostling, Esq.
March 31st 1917

Plaque :

Unveiled in the Croll Hall by Frank Norman Sleeman the Rt. Hon. the Lord Mayor of Brisbane

Dedicated By Rev C T Debenham at the 60th Annual Reunion 8th November 1980


Source: MA
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