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09-March-2008 (Kent Watson)
09-March-2008 (Kent Watson)

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Bryan Hardy

A monument commemorates the soldiers from Drysdale who died in service or were killed in action in World War One, World War Two and other campaigns. The memorial was originally erected in memory of those who lost their lives in World War One. 

At a subsequent meeting of the residents of Drysdale and district presided over by Cr. Alf. Warner, Shire President, it decided, on the motion of Mr. W. J. Davey and the Rev. A. H. Westley " that in the opinion of this meeting of the residents of Drysdale it is desirable to erect some suitable memorial to our fallen soldiers."  On the motion of the Rev. J. Polkinghorne and Mr. H. Bartlett the following recommendation was passed out to the committee for their guidance and consideration : "That a monument in stone, with names of fallen soldiers suitably inscribed, be erected in a public and central position, and that a committee be appointed to carry out same." 
Geelong Advertiser, 16 April 1920. 

Location

Address:High Street, Drysdale, 3222
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.173424
Long: 144.570643
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

In Memory Of
Drysdale Soldiers
Who Fell In The
Great European War
1914. - 1919.

[ Names ]

   LEST 
     WE
FORGET

Right Side Inscription

In Memory Of
Those Who Died On
Active Service
1939 - 45 War

[ Names ]

Other Campaigns
[ Name ]

Source: MA,RSLV, VWHI
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