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30-December-2012 (Kent Watson)
30-December-2012 (Kent Watson)

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Roger Johnson

A monument commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.

Monument characteristics :

A statue of a World War One soldier with arms reversed standing on a granite pedestal with four granite wings. The central section of the pedestal has four polished red granite columns. The soldier`s rifle rests on the ground between the feet, not on a boot as is usual. The statue is supported by a representation of a tree stump

Location

Address:Houston & Campbell Streets, Donald Park, Donald, 3480
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.372273
Long: 142.98669
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1921
Front Inscription

The World War  1914 - 1919 [ Names ]

This tablet commemorates those who fell in the Second World War [ Names ]

PRO DEO AT PATRIA.

ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION IN MEMORY OF THE SOLDIERS OF THE SHIRE OF DONALD WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR.  

1939 EUROPE, AFRICA MIDDLE EAST 

1945 MALAYA, NEW GUINEA, PACIFIC ISLANDS

Left Side Inscription

Gallipoli

Back Inscription

France

Right Side Inscription

Palestine

Source: MA,RSLV,VMR,SKP
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