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El Arish War Memorial Inscription : 2009
El Arish War Memorial Inscription : 2009

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El Arish War Memorial commemorates Australian servicemen and women who have paid the supreme sacrifice in all wars and conflicts.

The Chairman of the Johnstone Shire Council (Cr. C. J. Duffin) advises that he has accepted an invitation from the El Arish Cenotaph committee to attend the ceremony of the unveiling of the cenotaph in that town which will be performed by Colonel Cummings (Cairns) at 1.30 pm. next Saturday.
Cairns Post (Qld), 13 September 1947.


Address:Monash Street, El Arish, 4855
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -17.806332
Long: 146.004821
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 20th September, 1947
Front Inscription

Lest We Forget

To those who paid the supreme sacrifice

At the going down of the sun
And in the morning
We will remember them


Source: MIV,QWMR, MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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