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Balwyn War Memorial : 20-May-2012
Balwyn War Memorial : 20-May-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The Balwyn War Memorial was unveiled by Brigadier-General Brand on the 24th May 1919 and commemorates the residents of the North Ward of the City of Camberwell who fought in World War One. The monument at the time of the unveiling contained the names of 146 soldiers and two nurses. 

Monument characteristics :

Monument is of a cenotaph style with marble plaques on all sides

Location

Address:Parring Street, Beckett Park, Balwyn, 3103
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.810819
Long: 145.091758
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 24th May, 1919
Front Inscription

To commemorate the names of those who enlisted from the North Ward Camberwell and served abroad in the Great European War  1914 - 1918

Their names shall live for ever

Dedicated to those who served their nation in World War 2  1939 - 1945

Malaya 1948 - 1965

Korea  1950 - 1954

Borneo 1962 - 1966 

Vietnam  1962 - 1972

Lest we forget

 

Left Side Inscription

[ Names ]

Back Inscription

[ Names ] 

Right Side Inscription

[ Names ] 

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP,WVHI
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