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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: -37.341318
Long: 144.143034
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

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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