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03-July-2013
03-July-2013

Photographs supplied by Adrian Willoughby

A monument commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.

It contains the foundation stone and memorial plaque from the original cenotaph and Returned Service League Hall in High Street.

Location

Address:High Street & Samarinda Avenue, Ashburton, 3147
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.864272
Long: 145.085324
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 25th March, 1956
Left Side Inscription

This stone was laid by His Worship the Mayor of Camberwell Cr. W. G. Boundy J.P.

March 25th 1956

`Lest we forget`

A. A. Ebdin President


 

Right Side Inscription

Plaque : 

Greater love hath no one
Than that they lay down their life
For another
 
This Memorial Commemorates The Lives Of The Men And Women Who Served Australia In Times Of War.
It Includes A Memorial Plaque And The Foundation Stone Taken From A Cenotaph And RSL Hall Formerly Near This Site
 
The City of Boroondara 
Mayor, Councillor Keith Walter
18 July 1997

Plaque :

Australian Imperial Force
Lest we forget

 

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP VWHI
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