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Avenel War Memorial : 16-May-2013
Avenel War Memorial : 16-May-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Commemorates those who have served, died or were killed in World Wars One and Two.

The Avenel War Memorial was unveiled by Colonel Langley on the 4th December 1920 originally to commemorate those who had served in World War One.   The 'digger'' memorial originally stood at the head of Bank Street facing Queen Street but was moved to its present position.

Other plaques have been added to the monument to commemorate World War Two. 


Address:Livingstone Street, Jubilee Park, Avenel, 3664
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.896828
Long: 145.23152
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 4th December, 1920
Front Inscription

Erected by the residents of Avenel and District as a tribute to the men who served abroad and in memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in the Great War 1914 - 1919

Left Side Inscription

A lasting tribute to the memory of those who gave their lives in the Great Wars 1914-19 -  1939-45

1st. A.I.F. [ Names ]

2md A.I.F. [ Names ]

Back Inscription

Those who served 1914-19 -  1939-45 [ Names ]

Right Side Inscription

Those who served 1914-19 -  1939-45 [ Names ]

Source: RSLV,MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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