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Koroit & District Memorial Health Services : 26-June-2011
Koroit & District Memorial Health Services : 26-June-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The Koroit Memorial Health Services was erected to commemorate those who served in World Wars One and Two. The original Koroit District Memorial Hospital was opened in 1955 and converted in 1994 to provide nursing home facilities and mental health services.

KOROIT, Sunday.  More than 1,000 people saw the official opening of the Koroit Memorial Hospital yesterday by Mr. E. P. Cameron, Minister of Health. Sisters B. Jeffrey and B. Woodhouse unveiled the memorial stone. The hospital cost £130,000 of which £25,000 was subscribed locally.
Argus (Melbourne), 24 October 1955.

Location

Address:Mill Street, Hospital, Koroit, 3282
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.297283
Long: 142.371803
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 22nd October, 1955
Front Inscription

TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE
       WHO SERVED
1914-1919            1939-1945.

"At The Going Down Of The
Sun, And In The Morning
We Will Remember Them."

         Lest We Forget.
This Memorial Stone Unveiled By
Sisters JEFFREY and WOODBRIDGE 
            22-10-55

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