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Kerang Cenotaph : 28-December-2010
Kerang Cenotaph : 28-December-2010

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Arthur Garland

The memorial commemorates those who died in service or were killed in action in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved. A bronze plaque was added to the base of the memorial in 1995 to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Second World War.

Monument characteristics :

Grey granite obelisk

Location

Address:Wellington & Nolan Streets, Atkinson Park, Kerang, 3579
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.735556
Long: 143.916389
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:April-1961
Front Inscription

IN MEMORY OF THOSE
WHO PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICE.
LEST WE FORGET.

ERECTED APRIL 1961



Plaque:
Australia Remembers
1945 -1995
THE CHILDREN OF KERANG AND DISTRICT
REMEMBER WITH GRATITUDE THOSE PEOPLE
WHO PROUDLY SERVED AT HOME AND ABROAD
TO DEFEND AUSTRALIA  DURING WORLD WAR II.
"LEST WE FORGET".

THIS TIME CAPSULE BURIED HEREUNDER
ON 15-08-95 TO BE OPENED ON 15-08-2045
100 YEARS AFTER THE ENDING OF WORLD WAR II.

Source: MA,RSLV,VMR,SKP,
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