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18-March-2016

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Two wooden honour rolls commemorate those from the district who served in World War Two.

A feature of the social evening arranged by Merewether R.S.L. last night was the unveiling of two honor rolls presented to the sub-branch by the Merewether Send-off and Welcome-home Committee. The rolls contained the names of more than 400 Merewether residents who enlisted in World War ll. The unveiling ceremony was performed by Ald. W. Henderson. The Mayor (Ald. H. D. Quinlan), on behalf of Greater Newcastle Council, congratulated the sub-branch and the Send-off Committee on their activities. The Mayor was accompanied by the Mayoress (Mrs. Quinlan), Mr. J. Robinson, on behalf of the sub-branch, presented gifts to Mr P. W. Rymer (president) and Mr. H. Bryant (former secretary) in appreciation of their services. A special commemoration service was held at 9 p.m.
Newcastle Sun (NSW ), 10 May 1947.

Location

Address:46 Llewellyn Street, South Newcastle Rugby League Club, Merewether, 2291
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.941168
Long: 151.750931
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event Start Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 9th May, 1947
Left Side Inscription

             MEREWETHER
1939  ROLL OF HONOUR   1945

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Right Side Inscription

           MEREWETHER
1939  ROLL OF HONOUR   1945

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Source: MA
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