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Location Broadway Street, Junee, New South Wales, Australia
Type clock_tower
Description

This clock will be imported direct from Scotland, and will be selected by Mr. Mitchell (father of Mr. F. Mitchell, Cootamundra, who will supervise its erection in Junee). It will stand about forty feet high, and have hands three feet long. The names of the soldiers will be in trachite, under the clock.

A cement rendered cruciform-shaped clock tower raised on two lots of four pillars. Underneath the raised section has inscriptions on all side of the block. Three commemorative plaques are attached to the upper structure.

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Built Not yet discovered
Opened 21 May 1928
Inscription

THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 18

Erected By The Residents Of Junee And District To The Honor Of The Living And The Everlasting Glory Of The Dead
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"These Died The Noblest Death A Man May Die Fighting For God And Right And Liberty And Such A Death Is Immortality."

AUSTRALIA - CARRY ON

Left Side Inscription
World War 2 1939 - 1945
Erected By The Residents Of Junee And District To The Honor Of The Living And The Everlasting Glory Of The Dead
[ Names ]
Sth Vietnam - 1960 - 1972
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(Plaque)

Commemorating 50 Years Commissioning Of
HMAS JUNEE
Corvette J362 of the Royal Australian Navy
Commissioned at Poole and Steel shipyard,
Balmain NSW, April 1944, and served with
distinction during the conflict of
World War Two and her peacetime service
until paying off at Fremantle August 1957
Darwin Biak Balikpapan
Milne Bay Morotai Macassar
Hollandia Mios Woendi Rouang Passage
This Commemorative Plaque is dedicated in
honour of HMAS Junee, and all who served
in her during War and Peace by
The HMAS Junee Association
April 1994

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Condition

Good

Names

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COMPTON, Oliver Abe

Service number 2333
Private
3rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 15 Jul 1895

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COMPTON, Reginald Clyde

Service number 516
Private
19th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 6 May 1889

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CHARLTON, Matthew Mark

Service number 1109
Lance Corporal
3rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 8 Apr 1895

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