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Shire of Eltham War Memorial Tower
Shire of Eltham War Memorial Tower

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

The nonument is a brick, basalt stone and reinforced concrete tower, sixteen metres high with a large bronze tablet above the doorway listing 79 names from World War One and 28 from World War Two of local men who died on active service

Location

Address:385 Eltham-Yarra Glen Road, Eltham War Memorial Park, Kangaroo Ground, 3097
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.688564
Long: 145.224714
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 11th November, 1926
Front Inscription

SHIRE OF ELTHAM WAR MEMORIAL.

THESE MEN DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY.

1914 IN REMEMBRANCE THIS TOWER WAS BUILT 1918

(Names)

Left Side Inscription

1939 (Names)

KOREA 1950 1953

BORNEO 1952 1953

LEST WE FORGET

Right Side Inscription

1945 (Names)

MALAYA 1958 1960

VIETNAM 1962 1975

LEST WE FORGET

Source: MA,RSLV,VMR,SKP
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