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Great Western Boer + World War 1 Memorial
Great Western Boer + World War 1 Memorial

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Nancy Alford / Roger Johnson

The Great Western Memorial is a grey granite obelisk on a three-stepped bluestone base which commemorates the fallen and those who served in World War One.

The obelisk also contains the names of those who served in the Boer War. The memorial was originally erected outside the Mechanics Institute in 1924 and relocated to the park in 1956. 

Location

Address:Western Highway & Paxton Street, Memorial Park, Great Western, 3377
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.153223
Long: 142.856025
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Manufacturer:George Grey (Stawell )
Link:http://vhd.heritage.vic.gov.au/vhd/…

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:April-1924
Front Inscription

In honor of the living, and the everlasting glory of the dead. WHO ENLISTED, FOUGHT, AND FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918

BOER WAR 1899 1902

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Left Side Inscription

Lest we forget

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 Faithful unto death

Back Inscription

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Right Side Inscription

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Source: MA,RSLV,SKP,VWHI
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