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12-June-2016 (Sandra Brown)
12-June-2016 (Sandra Brown)

Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin / Sandra Brown

A monument was originally commemorate to commemorate those who died in service or were killed in action in World War One. 

An additional name was added at a later date to commemorate a soldier who died in World War Two.

Benambra War Memorial was originally erected by the residents of Omeo Plains to commemorate the fallen of World War One. In 1926, the Progress Association erected an enclosure consisting of bluestone pillars and a galvanised chain around the memorial at a cost of £64/13/. 
The Argus ( Melbourne), 31 July 1926.

Location

Address:Benambra-Corryong & Limestone Streets, Public Hall, Benambra, 3900
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.955537
Long: 147.703722
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Link:http://vhd.heritage.vic.gov.au/vhd/…

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1926
Front Inscription

1914 Great War 1918.

Erected by the residents of Omeo Plains in grateful remembrance of those who paid The Supreme Sacrifice

[ Names ]

May we be worthy of them

 

Left Side Inscription

1939 - 1945

[ Name ]

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP,VWHI
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