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Benalla War Memorial
Benalla War Memorial

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Roger Johnson / Sandra Brown

A monument commemorates local citizens who have died in service or were killed in action in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.   The monument was originally erected to commemorate World War One.

It has a statue of a soldier on the top, and it was unveiled by Major General Hughes in April 1922 and contained the names of 140 fallen soldiers.

Location

Address:Bridge Street, Botanical Gardens, Benalla, 3672
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.552848
Long: 145.980243
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 15th April, 1922
Front Inscription

This monument is raised and dedicated to the memory of the heroic soldiers from the Shire of Benalla who made the Supreme Sacrifice in the Great War 1914-1919.

For King and Country and the Cause of Right.

Erected by residents of Benalla and District AD 1922

And to the memory of those members of the services who paid the supreme sacrifice 
World War 1939 - 1945.

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Left Side Inscription

World War 1939 - 1945

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Back Inscription

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Right Side Inscription

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Source: MA,VMR,SKP
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