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Avoca Soldiers Memorial
Avoca Soldiers Memorial

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Roger Johnson

The Avoca Soldiers Memorial was originally erected to commemorate those who served in World War One. A plaque was added to the memorial on the 25th November 1988 to commemorate those who served in World War Two and later conflicts. 

 

Location

Address:High Street (Sunraysia Highway) , Avoca, 3467
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.088069
Long: 143.473892
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Manufacturer:Messrs Clayfield & Smith (Melbourne)

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:November-1921
Front Inscription

AVOCA
SOLDIERS
MEMORIAL

Duty
Roll of Honour
The Fallen 
[ Names ]

Plaque :

In Grateful Memory Of
Those In World War 2
And Subsequent Conflicts,
Who At The Call Of Their Country
Left All That Was Dear To Them,
Endured Hardness, Faced Danger,
And Finally Passed Out
Of The Sight Of Men,
Giving Up Their Lives
That Others Might Live In Freedom
"Lest We Forget"

Dedicated By
Bruce C. Ruxton, O.B.E.
State President R.S.L.
Nov. 25th, 1988

Plaque Erected By Avoca R.S.L.

Left Side Inscription

Duty
Roll of Honour
[ Names ]

Back Inscription

Duty
Roll of Honour
[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription

Duty
Roll of Honour
[ Names ]

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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