Barnawartha & District Honour Roll WW1

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Location Barnawartha Memorial Hall, High & Havelock Streets, Barnawartha, Indigo - Victoria, Australia
Type plaque
Description

Brass Plaque

On Sunday the Soldiers' Memorial Hall at Barnawartha was packed, the occasion being the unveiling of the memorial tablet to district soldiers who lost their lives in the Great War. Mr. D. Anderson, president of the Hall Committee, was in the chair, having on his right Brigader General Elliott. Mr. H. Beardmore, M.L.A., was on his left. On the platform also were Revs. Taylor, Blair and Father O'Sullivan, Cr. L. Whitehead, and a number of Wodonga and local soldiers.

The chairman called on Brigadier General Elliott to unveil the tablet. The general, who was cheered, said they had assembled that day to pay honor to the men who laid down their lives in the Great War. All over Australia they were erecting memorial tablets., etc., to their memories, and he was pleased and proud to be there that day.
Albury Banner and Wodonga Express (NSW), 30 March 1923.

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Opened 26 March 1923 by Brigadier General Elliott
Inscription

IN MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF BARNAWARTHA AND DISTRICT
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

(Names)

THEY DIED THAT OUR NATION MIGHT LIVE

Condition

Good

Names

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LESEBERG, John Alan

Service number 1867
Private
37th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1893

MILLS, George

Private
14th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

DIFFEY, Charles James

Service number 563
Private
37th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

DYBALL, Edwin Francis

Service number 5367
Private
8th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

DYBALL, William Henry

Service number 1584
Private
23rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

DEVITT, Patrick Joseph

Service number 2854
Private
57th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

HOLLOWAY, James Richard

Service number 1958
Private
14th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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