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Inglewood and District War Memorial
Inglewood and District War Memorial

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A monument commemorates those from the town and district who served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved. The Memorial was originally erected in memory of those who served in World War One. 

Monument characteristics :

A white marble statue of a World War One soldier standing easy and holding a rifle.

INGLEWOOD. — The unveiling of the soldiers' memorial took place on Wednesday afternoon, in the presence of a very large number of people. The memorial is a handsome structure of granite, surmounted by the figure of a soldier in marble, and was erected at a cost of about £820. Inscribed on it are the names of 220 district soldiers. The unveiling ceremony was performed by Major-General Tivey, who is a native of lnglewood, and whose name appears on the memorial. Other speakers were Major Forrest, general secretary R.S.S.I. L. A., also a former resident of the borough; Chief Officer T. S. Marshall (Country Fire Brigades Board); Mr. I. J. Weaver, M.L.A., and representatives of a number of the surrounding municipalities. The mayor (Cr. Nixon) presided.
Age (Vic), 30 December 1921.

Location

Address:Grant & Verdon Streets, Inglewood, 3517
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.574995
Long: 143.869225
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 28th December, 1921
Front Inscription

Inglewood

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       Erected
          By
The Residents Of

Inglewood And District
   In Honour Of
Those Who Enlisted
And The Memory Of
Those Who Gave Their Lives

         In The
     Great War
    1914-1918

Left Side Inscription

Inglewood

[ Names ]

Back Inscription

Kingower

[ Names ]

Boer War
1899 - 1902

[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription

Inglewood

[ Names ]

In Memory Of Fallen Comrades.

2nd World War

1939 - 45.

[ Names ]

Source: MA,RSLV,VMR
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