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Blackburn War Memorial : 25-November-2011
Blackburn War Memorial : 25-November-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A monument commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.  Built after World War One, the monument originally stood on the corner of Whitehorse and Railway Roads.

It was moved to Morton Park on 20 April 1969.

Monument characteristics :

A grey granite obelisk on a single stepped bluestone base on a concrete platform

Location

Address:Central Road, Morton Park, Blackburn, 3130
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.821001
Long: 145.153453
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple

Dedication

Front Inscription

For God King and Country 1914 - 1919.

ERECTED BY THE BLACKBURN RESIDENTS As a Tribute TO THE MEMORY OF THEIR BRAVE MEN WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR.

Lest we Forget

Plaque 

Commemorating those who served and those who paid the supreme sacrifice for freedom in :

Korea  1950 - 1953

Malaya 1955 - 1965

South East Asia 1964 - 1966

Vietnam 1962 - 1972

Lest We Forget 

Back Inscription

IN MEMORY OF THE FALLEN

WORLD WAR 2. 1939-45.

[ Names ]

Dedicated to those who served with the Australian Defence Forces in peacekeeping and peace making operations/missions, to preserve world peace.  From 1947 onwards

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP, VWHI
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