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19-May-2014
19-May-2014

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A memorial commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.  

Monument characteristics :

A granite tablet on a three-stepped base.  Further plaques have been added to commemorate World War Two, Korea and Vietnam.

Location

Address:Cumming Avenue, Birchip District Soldiers Memorial Park, Birchip, 3483
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.981492
Long: 142.917942
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Manufacturer:W. T. Jones & Son (Kyneton, VIC)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 22nd May, 1931
Front Inscription

Birchip War Memorial

Erected by the citizens of Birchip and District to commemorates those who paid the supreme sacrifice

World War One  1914 - 1919

[ Names ]

World War Two 1939 - 1945 

[ Names ]

Lest We Forget

Plaque :

In honour of the men & women who served Australia in time of conflict during World War II 

Lest We Forget

Plaque :

Korean War
1950 - 1953 Active Service
1953 - 1956 Peacekeeping

Plaque :

Vietnam War
3rd August 1962 - 1st January 1973
Active Service

Back Inscription
Presented to Buloke Shire Council by the Victorian Vietnam Veterans Community in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan - 18th August 2006
Source: MA,RSLV,SKP,VWHI
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