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