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A monument commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved. The monument contains a series of plaques including one which details the history of the school. 


Address:McDonald & Boorhaman Road, Dockers Plains, 3678
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.294479
Long: 146.328684
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2006
Front Inscription

Plaque : 

A non-vested Catholic School No. 832 was
opened nearby on "Glen Isla" in July 1866.  
In January 1874 it reopened on this site as a
Capitation School until closing in October 1877,
to reopen the same month as S.S. 1962.
This school closed permanently in July 1944.  
This school was the focal point for the Post
Office, Rifle, Athletic and Tennis Clubs.  
Prior to these schools opening tutoring clases
were held at Bontharambo.

Plaque :

This Rock Erected By
The Legion Of Ex-Servicemen And Women
Of The Wangaratta Branch
D. C. E. Williams President
And John Paul Esq Of Bontharambo

Plaque :

Dockers Plains
Great War 1914 - 1918
We Remember Those Who Served Overseas, And Those Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice.

[ Names ]

Lest We Forget

Remembered By The Victorian Branch Of The 
Legion Of Ex-Servicemen
 And Women  2006

Plaque :

We remember those students from Dockers Plains School who served in World War Two, and subsequent conflicts.

[ Names ]

Lest We Forget.
11th November 2007.

Source: MA
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