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The Palmerston North cenotaph, constructed in the centre of The Square to commemorate those who died in World War One, was opened by the then Prime Minister Mr Gordon Coates. It was a replica of one in Folkstone, England. Standing speaking is Gordon Coates.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2008N_Mo9_WHF_1969
Title
Unveiling of the War Memorial, The Square
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Mo 9
Date
February 7, 1926

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Creation

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Place
The Square, Palmerston North

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Taxonomy

Tags
1920s,
black and white,
britannia,
cenotaph,
commemoration,
crowd,
first world war,
flag,
monument,
photographs,
the square,
victory,
war,
war on the,
ww1,
wwi,
Community Tags
bronze statue,
cenotaph,
hats,
monument,
palmerston north & districts soldiers’ memorial,
speeches,
war memorial,
world war one,

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