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The Memorial Gates at the school commemorate those who served in both World Wars. 

The President of the Cessnock Sub-Branch of the Returned Services League (Mr.P. Farnham) officially opened the memorial gates at Ellalong on Saturday afternoon. The gates which are erected at Ellalong Public School commemorate those from Ellalong who served in both wars. Reverend Buris performed the dedication ceremony. The gates are situated at Ellalong Public School and 51 names of ex-servicemen are engraved on the pillars supporting them. 
The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder (NSW), 
14 December 1948. 


Address:Helena Street , Ellalong Public School , Ellalong, 2325
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.915304
Long: 151.312478
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Gates
Monument Theme:Conflict


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 11th December, 1948
Left Side Inscription

Soldiers 1914-1919

Right Side Inscription

Memorial 1939-1945

Source: SKP, NRWM, MA
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