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Korean War Memorial : October 2013
Korean War Memorial : October 2013

Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford

The Korean War Memorial is dedicated to the fallen of the Korean War. There is also an Avenue of Honour dedicated to Korean  War Veterans which was officially opened on the 3rd November 1996.

Location

Address:Melbourne Road & Bell Parade , Rippleside Park, Rippleside, 3215
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.126379
Long: 144.352481
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Korea
Actual Event STart Date:29-June-1950
Actual Event End Date:27-July-1953

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 3rd November, 1996
Front Inscription

KOREAN WAR MEMORIAL

( Cairn- Top Plaque ) 

KOREA 
1950 - 53 (56)
TO OUR FALLEN
REMEMBERED ALWAYS
WE ALONE KNOW

(Cairn - Bottom Plaque)

THE CITY OF GREATER GEELONG
DONATED THIS SITE TO THE
   KOREAN WAR VETERANS
K.V.A. PADRE JOHN BROWNBILL R.F.D.
DEDICATED THIS MEMORIAL
ON NOVEMEBER 3RD. 1996.
   MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
JOHN "BUSHY" BURKE - CHAIRMAN
NEVILLE HOLL - COORDINATOR
GEORGE MITCHELL - TREASURER
WALTER "TUG" WILSON - K.V.A. DELEGATE
      LEST WE FORGET

Back Inscription

         KOREA
     1950 -53-56
LEST WE FORGET

Source: RSLV, VWHI, MA
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