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Soldiers Memorial Park : 30-December-2012
Soldiers Memorial Park : 30-December-2012

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Graeme Saunders / Roger Johnson

The Soldiers Memorial Park sports ground has entrance gates of four rendered concrete pillars with marble tablets which commemorate those who served in World Wars One and Two, Korean and Vietnam Wars. 

The park was opened in 1921 and the gates erected in 1924. In 1960 the tablets erected in memory of those whose served in World War Two were placed on the outer pillars and unveiled on Anzac Day 1960. 

Location

Address:Park Road, Marnoo, 3387
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.671825
Long: 142.867658
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 25th April, 1921
Left Side Inscription

(Inner Pillar)

Korean War
1950 - 1953
[ Name ]

IN HONOR
of those from this
District who served in
the great war
1914 - 1918

[ Names ]

(Outer Pillar)

IN HONOR
of those from this
district who served in
World War II
1939 - 1945

[ Names ]

* He Paid The Supreme
Sacrifice 

Right Side Inscription

(Inner Pillar)

Vietnam War
1962 - 1975 [
Names ]

Lest We Forget

[ Names ]

Faithful Unto Death

(Outer Pillar)

IN HONOR
of those from this
district who served in
World War II
1939 - 1945 

[ Names ]

* He Paid The Supreme
Sacrifice

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP,VWHI
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