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The wooden honour roll commemorates those Newrybar, Knockrow and Brooklet who served in World War Two.

An honour roll bearing the names of men and women in the Newrybar, Knockrow and Brooklet areas who served in the fighting forces of World War II was unveiled and dedicated at Newrybar School of Arts.  Despite adverse weather, a large crowd was present. Mr. W. S. Boorman was chairman. The President of Newrybar R.S.L. (Mr. E. Dickson), assisted by the Vice-President (Mr. P. James), unveiled the roll. Rev. C. Saunders performed the dedication ceremony. 

On behalf of the sub-branch, the President of Tintenbar Shire (Cr. E. C. Payne) presented framed photographs of three servicemen who lost their lives to their next-of-kin. Solos were given by Mrs K. Leeson., Mr. V. Snow, and Mr. A. Kibblewhite. Mr. J. Foster sounded "The Last Post" and "Reveille."
Northern Star (Lismore, NSW), 6 May 1948.  


Address:Old Pacific Highway, Newrybar Public Hall (School of Arts), Newrybar, 2479
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.721667
Long: 153.530556
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 5th May, 1948
Source: NRWM, MA
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