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11-February-2017
11-February-2017

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The current Maffra Library building was originally erected as the Soldiers Memorial Hall to commemorate the peace and those from the district who died in service or were killed in action during World War One. The foundation stone and memorial stone were laid on the 31st August 1922.

 

Location

Address:Johnson & Foster Streets, Maffra Library, Maffra, 3860
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.967817
Long: 146.978319
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 31st August, 1922
Front Inscription

1914                1919

 

 

 

Left Side Inscription

Foundation Stone 
This Building Was Erected By The
Public Of Maffra And District
To Commemorate
Peace After The Great War.
This Stone Was Laid By 
Mrs John Mills
August 1922.

 

Right Side Inscription

          Memorial Stone 
To The Memory Of Their Comrades
Who Laid Down Their Lives In The Great War
This Stone Is Dedicated By The
Returned Soldiers Of Maffra And District.
"Their Name Shall Live For Evermore."
     This Stone Was Laid By 
J. W. MacLachlan, M.L.A.,
            August 1922.

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