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23-November-2014
23-November-2014

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The monument is an " eternal flame " memorial and lists 13 soldiers who died in service or were killed in action in World War Two. It also honours World War One, the Korean and Vietnam Wars.

The monument is one of only four eternal flame monuments in Australia.

Location

Address:Civic Parade , Hobsons Bay Civic Centre , Altona, 3018
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.864217
Long: 144.830911
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

The citizens of Altona honour the memory of their fallen

World War II
1939 - 1945

[ Names ]

Lest We Forget

Left Side Inscription

Korean War 
1950 - 1953  Active Service
1953 - 1956  Peacekeeping

Korean War
1950 - 1953

[ Name ]

Vietnam War
1962 - 1973

Right Side Inscription

World War I

1914 - 1918

Plaque :

Navy  Army  Air Force

This memorial is dedicated to all national servicemen who served Australia from 1951 to 1972, especially those who paid the supreme sacrifice during active service.

Inscription in Proximity
This eternal flame commemorates the 50th anniversary of ANZAC Day
Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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