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Location Libraries Tasmania, Foyer, 91 Murray Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Type honour_board
Description

Wooden honour board commemorating members of the Tasmanian Amateur Athletics Association who served inthe First World War.
The board was commissioned in 1921. It contained a complete record of all men who enlisted and who had competed under the Association anywhere in Tasmania. It was unveiled by Sir Herbert Nicholls, President of the Association on 26 September 1921.
As the Association had no formal rooms at the time, it was subsequently placed on a wall in the Hobart Public Library, Argyle Street building.

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Built 1921
Opened 26 September 1921 by Sir Herbert Nicholls, President of the Association
Inscription

Pro Patria

Tasn. Amateur Athletics Assn.

1914 1919

220 Enlisted - 45 killed

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Condition

Good

Names

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BARCLAY, David

Service number 801
Trooper
3rd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born Oct 1887

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ANDREWARTHA, William Henry

Service number 4356
Corporal
47th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1893

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WHITTLE, John Woods

Service number 2902
Sergeant
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 3 Aug 1882

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CEARNS, Charles Cecil

Service number 1962
Corporal
21st Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 16 Jan 1890

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CRISP, Alan Percy

Service number OFFICER
Major
3rd Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 23 Dec 1889

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RAFFERTY, Rupert Anstice

Service number 118
Lieutenant Colonel
11th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 2 Mar 1874

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SWINTON, Wallace Bruce

Service number 1441
Private
1st Australian Clearing Hospital
AIF WW1
Born 13 Feb 1893

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LOVETT, Gilbert Thurgate

Service number OFFICER
Captain
8th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 20 Jun 1890

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