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Hughenden Memorial Rotunda
Hughenden Memorial Rotunda

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

The Rotunda is dedicated to the soldiers of World War One.

Built in 1932, by the Hughenden District Soldiers’ Memorial Fund. This rotunda and drinking fountain commemorated soldiers from World War One.  Services were held at this rotunda with a street parade until 1956, when a new Memorial was built in conjunction with the Hughenden Memorial Pool and opened in September 1956.


Address:Gray Street, Hughenden, 4821
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -20.844528
Long: 144.200234
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


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1932
Front Inscription

This Rotunda Was Erected
In 1932 By The Hughenden
District Soldiers Memorial Fund As A 
Dedication To The Soldiers
Of The First World War
ANZAC Day Services Were
Held Here Prior To The
Building Of The New Cenotaph


Source: QWMR,MA
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