Location 318
Location #318. Bannockburn War Memorial.
Map 5

Corner Terrace Road and King Street



Location #318. Bannockburn War Memorial. Corner of Terrace Road and King Street - west side. North of Coronation Hall.

Still Standing


Construction Details

Concrete stepped base. Brown marble broken column - 1923.

Location Type

Public Building

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Interested Parties

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Group Date Description
1 1923 Bannockburn War Memorial Details


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Note Date Short Description Note Text
3122 1923 Notes on the unveiling ceremony On April 25 1923, the unveiling ceremony for he Bannockburn War Memorial took place. The order of service was: The National Anthem, Hymn No 1, Unveiling ceremony - carried out by James Ritchie, Chairman of Vincent County and local run holder (Carrick Station), Prayer of Thanksgiving by Rev. R McGregor, Dedication by the Rev. W P Rankin, Laying of wreaths: - Citizens E.P. - Mrs J Parsons, - Returned soldiers - Mr W Lynn, - Relatives & friends, - School children - Miss Eileen Parcell, Miss Mary Ray, The National Anthem, Hymn No 2, Addresses read by: - Rev. W P Rankin, - Rev. Paul, - Rev. R M McGregor, - Mayor of Cromwell, Mr D C Jolly, - Mr C Weaver, - Mr S Spain, The Last Post - played by Mr J Gordon, The National Anthem, Benediction, given by the Rev. R McGregor.
3123 c1935 Additions to the memorial. Mr Raymond Arthur Irving constructed the concrete post and netting fence around the memorial.
3124 c1935-1940 Garden planted around the memorial. A man known as 'Vannie Murray' planted the gargen around the memorial, and looked after it. (per Mrs Mary Valk - no record in Stones directory)
3125 Inscriptions on the memorial. Eastern Side: The Great War 1914 - 1918 J Crabbe A W Cooper C B Cooper J W Gibson W S Murray S Smith R S Smith Lest We Forget Northern Side: Second World War 1939 - 1945 C J Campbell A J Fraser J N Jocelyn J F Lynn


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Image Id Source Date Short Description
332 Mrs V Paterson, Bannockburn 1923 Bannockburn War Memorial, King Street - looking west. View Image
468 Miss A Parcell Collection 25 Apr 1923 1914-1918 War Memorial Unveiling Ceremony. View Image
622 Paul Crump 2000 Bannockburn War Memorial - looking south. View Image
1058 Terry Emmitt c1932 Bannockburn War Memorial and Coronation Hall View Image