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11-November-2006 (Kent Watson)
11-November-2006 (Kent Watson)

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Sandra Brown / Roger Johnson

A monument commemorates those men and women from the district who died in service or were killedin action in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.

Monument characteristics :

A rectangular block of stone pieces on a concrete base.

Location

Address:Williams & Ford Streets, Town Hall Gardens, Beechworth, 3747
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.358068
Long: 146.688621
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 12th April, 1964
Front Inscription

LEST WE FORGET

THIS MEMORIAL IS DEDICATED TO ALL THE MEN AND WOMEN FROM THE BEECHWORTH DISTRICT WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY IN ALL THE CONFLICTS IN WHICH WE HAVE BEEN INVOLVED.

LEST WE FORGET

(Base Plaque)

 UNVEILED BY MAJOR-GENERAL SIR KINGSLEY NORRIS K.B.E., C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O., E.D., K.ST.J., M.D. ON APRIL 12TH, 1964

Inscription in Proximity

Plaque :

This memorial is dedicated to all the men and women from the Beechworth District who gave their lives in the service of their country in all the conflicts in which we have been involved

Lest we forget 

Plaque :

The ANZAC Centenary refurbishment was supported by the Beechworth RSL Sub-Branch . its members, the Beechworth community, and the following organisations

Australian Government  Department of Veterans` Affairs       State Government Victoria
Indigo Shire Council     Bendigo Bank

 

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