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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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CRISP, Alan Percy

Service number TX2068
Colonel
Born 23 Dec 1889

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SHARP, Richard Ralph

Service number 5390
Private
3rd Field Ambulance
AIF WW1
Born 17 Oct 1888

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BARCLAY, David

Service number 19038
Corporal
7th Field Artillery Brigade
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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SWINTON, Wallace Bruce

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

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MCDOUGALL, Stanley Robert

Service number 4061
Sergeant
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 23 Jul 1889

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MARTIN, Eric Stanley

Service number 2258
Corporal
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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DUKE, Norman Alfred

Service number 1980
Gunner
3rd Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born May 1890

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