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Newport Workshops War Memorial: November 2012
Newport Workshops War Memorial: November 2012

Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford

The War Memorial was originally erected by the employees of the railway workshops to commemorate their fallen comrades of World War One. Inscriptions were added to the memorial at a later date to commemorate World War Two, Korea and Vietnam.

The memorial was unveiled by the Railways Commissioner, Mr W.M. Shannon on the 22nd April 1932.

Location

Address:59 Champion Road, Newport Workshops, Downer Rail, Newport , 3016
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.854729
Long: 144.884286
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Monument Manufacturer:Mr.E.T. Fell (Williamstown)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 22nd April, 1932
Front Inscription

             1914 - 1918
             ERECTED BY
               EMPLOYEES OF THE
      NEWPORT WORKSHOPS
           TO THE MEMORY OF
            THEIR WORKMATES
            WHO GAVE THEIR
                  LIVES IN THE
                  GREAT WAR

              LEST WE FORGET
               (lower inscription)

           
             KOREA - VIETNAM

                1939 -1945

R•A•N  Australian Commonwealth R•A•A•F
                    Miltary Forces

   GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN
                   THAN THIS


 

Source: MA
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