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06-April-2014 (Peter F Williams)
06-April-2014 (Peter F Williams)

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams / John Huth

The plaque commemorates the district`s war veterans and the Kookaburra March.

A recruiting march of 23 men left Tooraweenah on 16-Jan-1916 to march to Bathurst via Mendoorah, Boomely, Cobbora and Mudee. Many of the Kookaburras were sent as reinforcements for the 45th Battalion.

Location

Address:Murray Street, Town Common, Tooraweenah, 2831
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.440514
Long: 148.90974
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event Start Date:16-January-1916
Actual Event End Date:16-January-1916

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 25th April, 1987
Front Inscription

KOOKABURRAS ON THE MARCH

         January 16th
            1916

This Plaque Commemorates The Voluntary
Recruitment Of The Men For The 1914 - 18 War
And Stands In Memory Of Those
Who Serve Their Country In All Wars

 Unveiled By 
Mr Syd Manusu 
51st Light AA Regiment
2nd Australian Imperial Forces 
    on 
ANZAC Day, April 25th, 1987

 

Source: MA
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