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The hall commemorates those who died in service or were killed in action in World War One. The hall was officially opened by the Governor of Western Australia, Sir Francis Newdegate, on the 4th April 1923. 

A contract was let for the erection of the Soldiers Memorial Hall in January 1923. The foundation stone for the hall was laid by Mr M. Corbett on the 10th February 1923 who paid tribute to the boys who had left to fight in the war. 250 men enlisted from the district, 50 of whom lost their lives.
Albany Advertiser, 24th February 1923.


Address:Youngenup Road, Gnowangerup, 6335
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.936139
Long: 118.007116
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Designer:George Herbert Parry (Perth, WA)
Monument Manufacturer:S. Creswell (Guildford,WA)


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 10th February, 1923
Front Inscription

Memorial Hall

Plaque :

This stone was set by Michael Corbett Esq. J.P.

10th Feb. 1923

In memory of the men who fell in the Great War 

1914  1919

Source: SKP, MA
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