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22-March-2017
22-March-2017

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

The Maribyrnong War Memorial comprises of a stone obelisk erected on 30th April 1922.  It was originally erected to commemorate World War One, and now includes dedications to World War Two, Malaya, Korea and Vietnam.

The Vietnam plaque was dedicated on the 18th August 2009.

Location

Address:Raleigh Road, McDonald Gardens, Maribyrnong, 3032
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.769722
Long: 144.889722
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 30th April, 1922
Front Inscription

At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we shall remember them

1914 - 1918

1939 - 1945

Lest we forget

Left Side Inscription

Commemorating VP Day

60th anniversary of the end of WWII

To those who served and to those who paid the supreme sacrifice

"Lest we forget"

August 2005

Back Inscription

"These walls commemorate Australia Remembers 1995 along with other projects which greatly enhance our surrounds, 

Maribyrong - Maidstone Sub-branch is deeply indebted to : 

The Commonweaslth Government, Maribyrnong City Council and Training Edge whic was ably directed by Michell Langtip"

 

Right Side Inscription

Vietnam 
1962 - 1973

Soldiers about to be air-lifted back to Nui Dat after a cordon and search of Phuoc Hai village

Source: MA,RSLV,VMR,SKP
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