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05-May-2014
05-May-2014

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The monument was originally erected to commemorate those who died in service or were killed in action during World War One.  It was unveiled by Mr Groves M.L.A. on the 9th February 1921 and contained the names of 36 soldiers. Additional names were added to commemorate those from the Second World War and Vietnam.

Monument characteristics :

Memorial is a granite cupola on four red granite columns on a granite column on a three-stepped stone base. The cupola is topped with a cross.

Location

Address:Main Road & High Street, Bunyip, 3815
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.098011
Long: 145.718868
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Designer:Mr A. & G. Henderson (Carlton)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 9th February, 1921
Front Inscription

Erected By
A Grateful Public
To The Honored Memory
Of The Soldiers Of
Bunyip And District
Who Lost Their Lives
In The European War Of
1914 - 1919
Lest We Forget

Also
In Memory Of
Those Who Fell
In World War II
1939 - 1945.

Vietnam 1962 - 1972 [ Name ]

Left Side Inscription
[ Names ]
Back Inscription
​[ Names ]
Right Side Inscription
​[ Names ]
Source: MA,RSLV,SKP, VWHI
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