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Casterton War Memorial
Casterton War Memorial

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A monument commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved. The memorial was originally erected in memory of those from the Shire of Glenelg who lost their lives in World War One and World War Two. Additional plaques were added to the memorial to commemorate later conflicts. 

Monument characteristics :

A tall granite obelisk on granite base with inscriptions on all four sides of the base, set in a large paved area with gates and trees

Location

Address:Henty Street, J. R. Bryan Reserve, Casterton, 3311
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.589921
Long: 141.394041
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Manufacturer:W. T. Dale (Casterton, VIC)

Dedication

Front Inscription

              ERECTED
                        BY
THE CITIZENS OF THE SHIRE OF GLENELG
           To the Memory
                      Of 
The Soldiers Of The District 
Who Gave Their Lives For Their Country
                     In

      THE GREAT WAR
                  1914-19

                 And In The
       WORLD WAR 1939-45

Plaques
1. In Memory Casterton and Districts Prisoners of War
2. Korean War 1950-1953 Active Service 1953-1956 Peacekeeping
3. In Memory Of All Who Fell In the Vietnam War 1962-1971

 

Left Side Inscription

(Names)

Back Inscription

GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS
THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS

Right Side Inscription

(Names)

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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