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Essendon War Memorial : 20-January-2012
Essendon War Memorial : 20-January-2012

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Graeme Saunders / Myles Dowling

The Essendon War Memorial is a large obelisk that commemorates those who have served in various conflicts


Address:Mount Alexander Road, Queens Park, Moonee Ponds, 3039
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.76
Long: 144.92
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 25th April, 1929
Front Inscription

City of Essendon 1914 - 1918

Erected by the Citizens of Essendon as a tribute to the Fallen.

Commemorating the 90th Year Anniversary of the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli The ANZAC spirt continues "Lest We Forget" August 2005

They shall not grow old as we that are left grow old. Age shall not weary them nor the years condemn, At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them. Lest We Forget.

Australia Remembers 1945 - 1995

Left Side Inscription

In memory of the peace keepers - peacemakers

Lest We Forget

Back Inscription

In remembrance of the men and women who died in the cause of freedom 1939 - 1945.

Pass the lamp from hand to hand that their brave blood was not shed in vain. 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

Right Side Inscription

This plaque commemorates the sacrifice given by the Australian Defence Forces during the following wars Korea 1950 - 1953 Malaya 1948 - 1960 Borneo 1962 - 1966 South Vietnam 1962 - 1975

 "Lest We Forget"

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