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Gates at the entrance commemorate the use of the racecourse for military purposes in World War One and Two.

Location

Address:Heinz Street, Bendigo Racecourse, Ascot, 3551
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.727906
Long: 144.315868
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 20th May, 1985
Front Inscription

The Light Horse Gates.

The Bendigo Racecourse Reserve has been used by Australian military personnel, especially during years 1914 to 1918 and 1939 to 1945. These gates and court are dedicated to those who passed through this racecourse in the service of our nation. In the morning we will remember them

Source: RSLV,VMR,SKP,RHSV
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