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26-August-2015
26-August-2015

Photographs supplied by Tim Fitzgerald

The gates commemorate the military personnel who passed through the Bendigo Racecourse Reserve during World Wars One and Two.

Location

Address:Heinz Street, Bendigo Racecourse Reserve, White Hills, 3550
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.726147
Long: 144.318086
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Gates
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 28th May, 1985
Front Inscription

THE LIGHT HORSE GATES 

The Bendigo Racecourse Reserve Has Been Used
By Australian Military Personnel, Especially
During Years 1914 To 1918 And 1939 To 1945.

These Gates And Court Are Dedicated To Those
Who Passed Through This Racecourse In The
Service Of Our Nation.
             "In The Morning
       We Will Remember Them"
                   Opened By

           His Excellency
REAR ADMIRAL SIR BRIAN MURRAY,
            K.C.M.G., A.O.,
          Governor Of Victoria
          28th May, 1985
An Appreciation By The Trustees Of The 
Bendigo Racecourse Reserve

Source: MA
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