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31-July-2017
31-July-2017

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A monument commemorates those from the district who served in World War One and World War Two. The memorial was originally erected in memory of those from the district who served in World War One. 

Mickleham, Thursday. A monument of Harcourt granite, raised to the memory of 19 district soldiers, was unveiled Mrs. W. H. Poole, wife of the president of the Broadmeadows Shire, assisted by Brigadier-General Brand, in the presence of a large assemblage. It is claimed to be the first memorial of the kind erected in Victoria.

Location

Address:Mickleham & Mount Ridley Roads, Mickleham, 3064
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.562778
Long: 144.876944
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 19th June, 1919
Front Inscription

IN HONOR
Of The Brave Men
Who Enlisted From
This District To Serve
In The
GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918
For God And Country
Also
For The Men And Women
Who Served In The
SECOND WORLD WAR
1939 - 1945

Left Side Inscription
[ Names ]
Back Inscription
[ Names ]
Right Side Inscription
[ Names ]
Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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