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Dookie Cenotaph : 12-May-2013
Dookie Cenotaph : 12-May-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The Cenotaph commemorates those who died in service or were killed in action during World Wars One and Two.  

The memorial cairn was originally unveiled on the 12th September 1937 by the Shepparton Shire President, Councillor E.P Hill and dedicated by the Reverend W Adams. The memorial tablet contained the names of 16 soldiers from the district who fell in the Great War. 
The Argus,13th September 1937

Monument characteristices :

Cairn of locally quarried stone with a low, concrete-capped wall on either side. It has a two-stepped concrete stone base and sits on a cement brick apron. It is dedicated to those who gave their lives in both World Wars.

Location

Address:Baldock & Mary Streets, Dookie, 3646
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.3276
Long: 145.683127
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 12th September, 1937
Front Inscription

THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED
TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
SERVING THE EMPIRE
IN THE GREAT WARS
1914 - 1918
1939 - 1945

1914 - 1918

(Names)

1939 - 1945

(Names)

LEST WE FORGET.

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP,VWHI
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