The Soldiers Walk, Queens Domain, Hobart
 

 

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Description of Empire Day celebrations particularly unveiling of an honour roll “to noble lads who had passed through the school, but who had since given their lives’ for their country’s sake. In carrying out this ceremony, Pastor Heaven first gave an impressive address, and as Miss Dorothy Shepheard removed the Union Jack by which the roll was veiled, the Dead March was played on eth school organ, and as this ceased “The Last Post was sounded by Mr Arthur White. After the unveiling of the roll a number of trees were planted to the memory of the brave Anzacs. After the tree planting both scholars and visitors were served with a bountiful dinner, the rest of the afternoon being spent in sports and games for the children….

Advocate and Emu Bay Times May 27th 1918 p3

 


           

 


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