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Staghorn Flat School WWI honour board is successfully recreated | The Border Mail



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Picture framer Jac Recsei was moved by the faces on a World War I honour board as she worked to recreate it. “I just kept thinking, ‘They are so young’,” Ms Recsei said. The face of Private William Mason, now clear on the replica board created by Finer Frames and Gallery, is in stark contrast to the picture sent by a descendant to Yackandandah Historical Society researcher Thelma Buchanan. “He looks absolutely shell-shocked in the picture from when he came back,” Ms Buchanan said. “He was only 16 when he volunteered, and his father signed off for both himself and his wife on the consent form. “When his wife found out, she packed her bags.” The stories of 32 men who served are unique and have been pieced together by Ms…

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