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Bentleigh War Memorial : 09-March-2013
Bentleigh War Memorial : 09-March-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The monument was originally erected to commemorate those who served in World War One, but has had an additional plque added to it to commemorate other conflicts.

Monument characteristics :

Grey granite monument approximately 4.5 metres high consisting of a square base surmounted by an ornate domed roof resting on four pillars.

Location

Address:Jasper Road, Bentleigh Memorial Gardens, Bentleigh, 3204
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.920201
Long: 145.0417
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Link:http://vhd.heritage.vic.gov.au/vhd/…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 25th July, 1920
Front Inscription

"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Our fallen heroes

[ Names ]

Lest we forget.

King and Country. In Honour of the Bentleigh Boys who have fallen in the Great War 1914-1818

Back Inscription

To the Fallen.  We will remember them

World War 2  1939 - 45

Malaya 1948 - 60

Korea  1950 - 53

Vietnam 1960 - 73

Borneo  1962 - 66

"Lest We Forget"

Inscription in Proximity

This plaque is to commemorate the restoration of the Bentleigh War Memorial 21 February 2006

Tom Grant BEM JP President and Committee Bentleigh RSL Sub Branch Inc

Cr David Feldman Mayor Glen Eira City Council

Source: MA,RSLV,VMR,SKP,VWHI
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