Topic: West End School Gates - 1952

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Bonithon Avenue entrance - now plaques on pillars on school quadrangle.

 West End School War Memorial 

West End School Memorial 

The original memorial gates were designed by engineer, A.K. (Tony) Thorne and dedicated in May 1952 (See Documents below)

The left pillar with the light was dedicated to those former students who had served overseas in both World Wars I & II. "They Serve Their Country".

The right hand 'incomplete' pillar was to those who died on service."They Gave their All".

The gates were subsequently removed to improve traffic flow and the plaques re-dedicated on smaller pillars adjoining the school quadrangle; the left-hand one now being the shorter and the right-hand one with the light, the taller.

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West End School Gates - 1952

City:New Plymouth
West End School Gates - 1952 by Ron is Copyright Act 1994