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Balmoral War Memorial
Balmoral War Memorial

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

The War Memorial was erected to commemorate those who died in service or were killed in action during World War One. The names of those who lost their lives in World War Two were added at a later date. 

A plaque in memory of King George V is also located on the memorial. 

At Balmoral on Friday afternoon a monument that has been erected to memorialise the district soldiers who fell in the war was unveiled in the presence of a large assemblage. Cr. M. R. Wood presided, and the unveiliing ceremony was performed by Mr. A. S . Rogers, M.H.R, Sir Walter Manifold M.L.C., and the Rev. J.L. King also delivered addresses.
Horsham Times (Vic), 23 May 1922. 

Location

Address:Coleraine - Balmoral Road & Stirling Street, Balmoral, 3407
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.249011
Long: 141.840472
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 19th May, 1922
Front Inscription

     Erected
by the residents of
Balmoral & District
In Loving Memory
of our soldiers
who gave their lives in the World War
1914 - 1918
For God  King and country

Plaque:

In Memory Of
King George. V.
1910 - 1936

This tablet was erected by the citizens
of Balmoral and District


Lest We Forget  
1939 - 45
[ Names ]

Left Side Inscription
[Names] 
Back Inscription

 

 

 

Right Side Inscription
[Names]
Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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