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Footscray War Memorial
Footscray War Memorial

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

A monument commemorates those who served in World Wars One and Two. The Memorial,originally known as the Citizens Memorial, was erected to commemorate those who served in World War One. The memorial consists of  six metre high pillar with columns and a statue of Victory. 

Note : On 11-August-2017 this monument was severly damaged in a car accident, and was broken into many pieces.

Location

Address:Ballarat Road, Footscray Hill Park, Footscray, 3011
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.794348
Long: 144.900789
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Manufacturer:James Taylor & Sons (Footscray, VIC)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 12th November, 1922
Front Inscription

ERECTED
By The Citizens Of
The City of Footscray
In Honor Of The Men
Of The Municipality
Who Served In The Great War
1914-1918. 
And DEDICATED 
To The Men And Women
Who Served In The
Second Great War
1939- 1945.

Source: MA,RSLV,VMR,SKP,RHSV
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