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North Geelong War Memorial : October 2013
North Geelong War Memorial : October 2013

Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford/ Kent Watson

North Geelong War Memorial commemorates the service and sacrifice of men and women of the Shire of Corio who served in the Second World War, Malaya, Korea, Borneo and Vietnam. The memorial, originally erected to commemorate World War Two, was relocated from its original site in St Helen`s Park and rededicated on the 11th November 1992.

Location

Address:Swinburne Street , Osborne House Gardens, North Geelong, 3220
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.119856
Long: 144.357239
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

LEST WE FORGET
1939 -1945

Left Side Inscription

(Names)

Right Side Inscription

(Plaque 1)

THIS MEMORIAL WAS 
ORIGINALLY LAID AT
ST. HELENS PARK
HOLDEN AVENUE, NORTH GEELONG
THE MEMORIAL WAS RE-LOCATED
TO OSBORNE HOUSE GARDENS,
RE-DEDICATED TO THIS SITE
AND UNVEILED BY

CR.NEVILLE LEWIS
MAYOR OF THE SHIRE OF CORIO
ON 11TH OCTOBER 1992

 

(Plaque 2)
THIS PLAQUE COMMEMORATES THE SACRIFICE & SERVICE OF
MEN AND WOMEN OF THE SHIRE OF CORIO WHO SERVED IN THE ARMED FORCES OF AUSTRALIA IN THE VARIOUS CONFLICTS AROUND THE WORLD SINCE
WORLD WAR 11
MALAYA 1948 -1960
KOREA    1950 -1953
BORNEO  1962 -1966
VIETNAM 1962 - 1972
AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN,

AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
LEST WE FORGET
A TRIBUTE FROM THE MAYOR ,
COUNCILLORS AND CITIZENS OF THE SHIRE OF CORIO
11TH OCTOBER 1992


 

Source: MA,RSLV, VWHI
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