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Birregurra War Memorial
Birregurra War Memorial

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Graeme Saunders

Birregurra War Memorial is a granite obelisk and on the base is inscribed the names of seventeen servicemen from the district who died, and of many others who served in World War One from the Birregurra district.

The memorial was originally erected for World War One, but has plaques added to it to commemorate other conflicts.

Location

Address:Main Street, Mechanics Institute, Birregurra, 3242
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.336944
Long: 143.785
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
Monument Manufacturer:Wilson Bros

Dedication

Front Inscription

Erected in honour of the Birregurra District residents who responded to the Empire"s call in the Great War 1914 - 19. The Fallen [Names]

Left Side Inscription

In grateful recognition of the men and women from this district who served their country on active duty or at home, as combatants or as peacekeepers, during the Boer War, World War 1, World War 2 and conflicts in Malaysia, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, East Timor and Afghanistan.

Lest We Forget

[ Names ]

 

Back Inscription

[ Names ] 

Right Side Inscription

Korean War

1950-1953 Active Service

1953 - 1956 Peacekeeping

Source: MA,RSLV,VMR,SKP
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