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The plaque which contains a photograph of the original Alford School Honour Roll, commemorates former students of the school who served in World War One. The original roll was unveiled in 1919.

Note: The school was closed in 2004 and the location of the actual honour roll is unknown.

A very successful function in connection with the unveiling of the Roll of Honour took place at the public school, Alford on Wednesday, July 16th, when there was a large assembly of people and children. Mr George Heath unveiled the Roll of Honour after which the children sang "The Song of Australia. "
The Kadina and Wallaroo Times (SA), 23rd July 1919.



Address:Port Broughton-Kadina Road, Alford Recreation Park, Alford, 5555
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.816966
Long: 137.821502
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


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Alford School

1914  1919

In honour of the old boys of this school who served the Empire in the Great War 

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The Alford School plaque commemorating the "...old boys of this school who served the Empire in the Great War " 

Two stars appear on the plaque signifying deaths, yet recent research seems to indicate all the "old boys' returned from the war. 


Source: MA, RVWM
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