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Honour Board - Wangaratta and District Victory Roll

From the Collection of Wangaratta RSL Sub Branch 1 Victoria Parade Wangaratta Victoria

Description
Marble Victory Roll irregular shape, with carved side columns outlined in gold paint surrounded by retangular black painted timber frame. Six columns of names in black.
Size
154cmH x 203cmW
Object Registration
38
Keywords
ww1, wangaratta and district, nurses, victory roll
Historical information
Wangaratta and District Victory Roll - list of names of Nurses and AIF personnel who served during 1914-1918 Refer to item 38.1
Made By
A. Parnell (Stonemason/Signwriter)
Significance
Thousands of honour boards were made to commemorate soldiers who served in the First World War. The number of honour boards crafted reflects the immense loss felt in communities and families and the importance for them of remembering those who served and died. This is the Wangaratta and District Victory Roll, including the names of nurses and AIF personnel from the region.
Inscriptions & Markings
Wangaratta and District Victory Roll
Nurses
Australian Imperial Forces
1914-1918
Last updated
29 Nov 2018 at 4:33PM