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19-May-2014
19-May-2014

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders / Roger Johnson

A memorial commemorates those from the town and district who served in World War Two, the Korean and Vietnam Wars. The memorial was originally erected to the memory of those who served and those who fell in World War Two. The memorial is linked by a path to the World War One memorial and was unveiled by Prime Minister Robert Menzies on the 11th November 1951. 

Monument characteristics :

Two granite columns flanking a granite plinth on a granite base

Location

Address:Broadway, Memorial Avenue, Jeparit, 3423
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.140284
Long: 141.986995
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 11th November, 1951
Front Inscription

Erected By The Citizens Of
    Jeparit And District
In Honour Of Those Who Served In
      World War II
"Ever Protect The Freedom
For Which They Fought"

Plaque:
These Are They That Gave Their Lives
That Men Might Live In Freedom 

[ Names ]

Let Their Names Be Forever Held
In Proud Remembrance

[ Name ] KOREA

 

Left Side Inscription

KOREA
1939

Right Side Inscription

VIETNAM
1945

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP,VWHI
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