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Melton War Memorial
Melton War Memorial

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson
Melton War Memorial commemorates those who have served in conflicts in which Australia has been involved. The memorial was originally erected in memory of those from the district who served in World War One. Additional plaques have been added to the memorial to commemorate later conflicts. 
 
The Red Cross Volunteer Motor Corps' health runs for the troops in the military hospitals for this week are:—Glenroy: Thursday, August 19; to be entertained by the Northern Golf Club. Melton (via Keilor): Sunday, August 22; to be entertained by the soldiers' entertainment committee. This is a special trip to take the patients from Caulfleld Hospital to be present at the unveiling of the Melton Soldiers' Memorial.
Table Talk (Melbourne) 19 August 1920. 

Location

Address:255 High Street, Outside Mechanics Institute , Melton, 3337
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.684167
Long: 144.580278
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 22nd August, 1920
Front Inscription
Melton District
    Heroes
 Great War 1914 -1918
     [Names] 
Lest We Forget.

 
Left Side Inscription
Melton District 
    Heroes
  [Names] 

Plaque: 
KOREA 
1950 -1953
Back Inscription
Melton District 
    Heroes
  [Names] 

Plaque: 
In Memory Of Fallen Comrades
    1939 -1945
     Korea 
South East Asia
Lest We Forget
Right Side Inscription
Melton District 
    Heroes
  [Names] 
Source: MA,RSLV,SKP, VWHI
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