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11-October-2013
11-October-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.  The design of the memorial has changed and in the 1990s it was relocated to its present site.

The Cranbourne War memorial was originally unveiled on the 27th August 1939 by Mr. R. Fripp, Country Vice-President of the Returned Soldiers League. The obelisk war memorial was erected in front of the Shire Hall  Offices and dedicated to those from the Shire of Cranbourne who fought in the Great War. (The Argus, Melbourne 10th June, 29th June & 29th August 1939.)

Location

Address:High Street, Greg Clydesdale Square, Cranbourne, 3977
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.110622
Long: 145.282964
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 29th August, 1939
Front Inscription

Erected to the memory of the citizens of the Shire of Cranbourne who gought in World Wars
1914 - 18
1939 - 45

And in Korea & Vietnam
Malaya
Timor
Iraq
Afghanistan

Back Inscription

Erected to the memory of the citizens of the Shire of Cranbourne who gought in World Wars
1914 - 18
1939 - 45

And in Korea & Vietnam
Malaya
Timor
Iraq
Afghanistan

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP, VWHI, MA
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