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Daylesford War Memorial : 21-December-2010
Daylesford War Memorial : 21-December-2010

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Sandra Brown

A monument commemorates the residents of Daylesford who died in service or were killed in action in the First and Second World Wars.

Plaques have been added to the monument to honour Post World War Two conflicts as well as a plaque in memory of Sergeant John Cock who was killed in action during the Second Boer War. 

Location

Address:Burke Square, Daylesford, 3460
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.341285
Long: 144.143027
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

For King And Country 

A Grateful Tribute 
To The Men Of The 
Daylesford District 
Who Gave Their Lives 
In The Great War
1914.1919.

Remembrance Is Little
To Offer For Sacrifice,
But It Is All We Have To Give.

1939 - 1945
They Died For Freedom
[Names]
Lest We Forget.

Left Side Inscription

Their Name Liveth
[Names] 

Plaque 1:
Second Boer War
Farrier - Sgt John Cock
Killed In Action
20th May 1900

Plaque 2:
KOREAN WAR
1950 - 1953        1953 - 1956
Active Service  Peacekeeping


Plaque 3:
Presented to 
Hepburn Shire Council 
By the 
Victorian Vietnam Veterans Community 
in Commemoration of the 
40th Anniversary of the 
Battle of Long Tan - 18 August 2006

Back Inscription

Lest We Forget
[Names]

Right Side Inscription

They Grow Not Old
     [ Names]

Plaque :
In Honour Of Those 
Who Served Their Country In
KOREA       MALAYA
BORNEO    VIETNAM 
Lest We Forget.

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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