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Nathalia War Memorial
Nathalia War Memorial

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The Nathalia War Memorial commemorates those who have served and those who have died in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved. The memorial was originally unveiled in memory of those who served in World War One. 

Monument characteristics :

The monument is a white marble statue on a grey granite columned pedestal and is flanked on either side by two granite walls erected as a tribute to those who served in World War Two. 

Location

Address:Blake Street, near Weir Street roundabout, Nathalia, 3638
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.057406
Long: 145.203858
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 29th September, 1927
Front Inscription

IN MEMORIAM.
"WE SLEEP IN MANY LANDS
THAT YOU MAY LIVE"

(Names)

NATHALIA AND DISTRICT MEMORIAL
THE GREAT WAR  
1914 - 1918.

Plaque:

Nathalia - Picola R.S.L.  Korea 1950-1953  Vietnam 1964-1972 [ Names ]  National Service 1951 Suspended 1959 We honour those who served.  The children unborn shall acclaim the standard the ANZACS unfurled when they made Australia's fame the wonder and pride of the world.  Unveiled by the Hon. Dr. SHarman Stone M.P. Federal Member for Murray 2006  Lest We Forget

IN MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR GOD, KING, AND COUNTRY.
1939 - 1945.
(Names)

Left Side Inscription

RETURNED
(Names)
"I HAVE ONLY DONE MY DUTY
AS A MAN IS BOUND TO DO"

Back Inscription

RETURNED
(Names)
"WHO SERVES THE KING
MUST SERVE WITH PERFECT TRUST"

Right Side Inscription

RETURNED
(Names)

"THE BRAVEST ARE THE TENDEREST
THE LOVING ARE THE DARING"

Inscription in Proximity
A TRIBUTE TO
THOSE WHO SERVED
1939 - 1945. WAR.
[Names] 
Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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