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Cowes War Memorial : 08-June-2012
Cowes War Memorial : 08-June-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The Cowes War Memorial was erected in 1926 in memory of the men of Phillip Island who made the supreme sacrifice in World War One. Names of the fallen from World War Two were added at a later date. 

New inscription plaques have been placed on the memorial and the original inscription on the front of the memorial has been replaced by one dedicated to the fallen of both World Wars.

Location

Address:The Esplanade, Cowes, 3922
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.447986
Long: 145.239767
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Manufacturer:Ballantine

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 26th December, 1920
Front Inscription

In memory of the men of Phillip Island who gave their lives for King and Country in the World -  Wars

1914 - 1918. 

1939 - 1945

Erected by the residents. 

They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old :  Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.  At the going down of the sun and in the morning "We will remember them"

Back Inscription

1914 - 1918 [ Names ] 

Lest We Forget

Right Side Inscription

1939 - 1945 [ Names ]

Lest We Forget 

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP,VWHI
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