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31-December-2017 (Sandra Brown)
31-December-2017 (Sandra Brown)

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Sandra Brown

The Memorial Hall and Free Library which was opened in October 1923 was originally erected in memory of those who died in service or were killed in action in World War One.

The hall has honour rolls in white marble attached to the main entrance of the hall which commemorate those who died in service or were killed in action, and those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved. 

In front of the entrance are two supporting gate pillars which list the dates of World War One and Two.

The memorial hall at Bridgewater which has been erected and furnished at a cost of about £3,000, was opened on Wednesday by Mr Hurry, M.H.R. 
Argus (Melbourne), 4 October 1923. 


Address:Eldon & Erskine Streets, Bridgewater on Loddon, 3516
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.602934
Long: 143.944773
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 3rd October, 1923
Front Inscription


Memorial Hall and Free Library

- 1923 -


Left Side Inscription

Honor Roll
1939 - 1945
[ Names ]

Honor Roll
[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription

Erected by the public of Bridgewater District

In memory of the following who sacrificed their lives in the Great War

1914 - 1919

[ Names ]

In memory of the following who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War 11
1939 - 1945

[ Names ]

Korean War
1950 - 1953
[ Name ] 

Honour Roll
1962 - 1973
[ Names ]

Inscription in Proximity
(Left Gate Pillar)
1914 - 1918 

(Right Gate Pillar)
1939 - 1945
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