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Birregurra War Memorial
Birregurra War Memorial

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Graeme Saunders

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

Originally erected for World War One, plaques have been added 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

Plaque :
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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