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Corryong War Memorial was originally erected by the residents as a tribute to the fallen of World War One.The names of those who fell in World War Two were added to the memorial at a later date. The memorial also contains plaques for Post World War Two conflicts.
The Corryong soldiers' memorial was unveiled by the Rev. J. R Crookston of Melbourne. There was a large attendance. Dr. Greenham, president of the branch of the Returned Soldiers' League, Cr. G. K. Jephcott and Cr. C. H. Waters also spoke. After the ceremony a collection was made to provide money for the formation of a garden around the memorial and more than £150 was obtained. A luncheon was given to relatives of fallen soldiers.
Albury Banner and Wodonga Express (NSW), 3 December 1926.
|Address:||Hansen & Donaldson Streets, Memorial Gardens, Corryong, 3707|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.195294|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 30th November, 1926|
THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918
ERECTED AS A TRIBUTE
TO THE MEMORY OF
OUR FALLEN COMRADES
"GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT
A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"