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Dunkeld War Memorial
Dunkeld War Memorial

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The Dunkeld War Memorial was erected by the residents of Dunkeld and District to commemorate those from the district who served, died or were killed in World War One. 

Additional names were added at a later date to commemorate those who served in World War Two.

The ceremony of unveiling the Dunkeld and district soldiers' memorial took place on Sunday. A short service was conducted by the Rev. R. C. Foyster. Addresses were delivered by Mr. T. Leigh Simpson, president of the Shire of Mount Rouse, and Messrs. Hughes and Slater, M.L.A.'s. Mr. Slater unveiled the memorial, which stands at the corner of Parker and Sterling streets. The monument contains the names of the district fallen, which are engraved on a square column of granite, surmounted by a fullsized sculptured marble statue of an Australian soldier standing at reversed arms, and supported by four columns of Dunkeld freestone. The cost of the memorial was £630.
Argus (Melbourne), 7 August 1929.

Location

Address:Glenelg Highway & Sterling Street, Dunkeld & District Memorial Park, Dunkeld, 3294
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.649628
Long: 142.342506
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Manufacturer:Barklamb Brothers

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 4th August, 1929
Front Inscription

Erected By 
The Residents Of  
DUNKELD
   AND 
DISTRICT
In Honor Of 
Those Who Served  
   In The 
GREAT WAR 
1914-1919    
   And As 
A Lasting Tribute 
To The Memory 
Of Those Who 
Gave their Lives

WE LIE DEAD

1939 - 1945
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Left Side Inscription

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Back Inscription

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Right Side Inscription

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Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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