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A monument commemorates thoe who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.
Monument characteristics :
A marble statue of a World War One bugler on a polished grey granite pedestal on a granite plinth on a three-stepped granite base. The memorial was unveiled by the Governor-General Lord Forster.
The wall surrounding the memorial has a number of plaques which commemorate other conflicts in in which Australians have served.
|Address:||Nelson Road, Box Hill Gardens, Box Hill, 3128|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.814988|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 19th February, 1922|
FOR GOD KING AND EMPIRE 1914 - 1919
ERECTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE SHIRE OF NUNAWADING As a Grateful Tribute TO THE SAILORS AND SOLDIERS WHO FROM A LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY ENLISTED FROM THE SHIRE FOR ACTIVE SERVICE IN THE GREAT WAR
And in Loving and Affectionate Memory OF THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE DEFENCE OF THE EMPIRE FOR THE HONOR OF AUSTRALIA
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IN MEMORIAM. "LEST WE FORGET" [ Names ]
Plaque 1 :
Malaya - Borneo 1948 - 1966 Korea 1950 -1953 Lest We Forget
Plaque 2 :
Vietnam 1962 - 1973 Lest We Forget
Plaque 3 :
Presented to Whitehorse City Council by the Victorian Vietnam Veterans Community in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan - 18th August 2006
Plaque 4 :
1951 - 1972 Dedicated to Australia's national servicemen who served in the Navy - Army - Air Force and the 212 who paid the supreme sacrifice during active service in Borneo and Vietnam. "Service to the Nation". Erected by Whitehosre Sub-branch of National Servicemen's Association of Australia (Victoria Branch Inc) unveiled 16 March 2008